"Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out" at Royal Academy of Art, London.

"Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out" at Royal Academy of Art, London.
[LON] U.K.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Richard Rogers
Richard Rogers celebrates 80th birthday today and last friday openined the major retrospective at Royal Academy of Art, London. The exhibition shows the most representative projects of the well-known architect, exploring his social, political and cultural influences and how they have influenced in his view of architecture and urbanism.

Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out explores the ideas and ethos of the internationally renowned architect and urbanist Lord Rogers of Riverside. Timed to coincide with Rogers’ 80th birthday, the exhibition examines his social, political and cultural influences and their connection to his architecture. Previously unseen original material, drawings and personal items, present a unique insight into the thinking behind one of the world’s most celebrated architects. Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out is held in Burlington Gardens, the Royal Academy’s new venue for contemporary art and architecture.

The exhibition draws on key stages in Rogers’ life, from the influence of his Italian family, his experience of wartime and post-war Britain, his education at the Architectural Association and Yale, and the impact of seeing new American architecture and technology. Visitors are introduced to Rogers’ principles through the presentation of major projects and collaborations, revealing his pioneering ideas about architecture and his belief in the need to create vibrant cities for everyone.

National Assambley for Wales, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, 1998-2005, drawing by Richard Rogers. Im...read more


Richard Rogers. Since founding the practice in 1977, Richard Rogers has gained international reknown as an architect and urbanist. He is the 2007 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate, recipient of the 1985 RIBA Gold Medal and the 2006 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement (La Biennale di Venezia). He was knighted in 1991, made a life peer in 1996 and a Member of the Or...read more