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Richard Rogers b. Italy. 1933. Graduated from the Architectural Association and received an M. Arch from Yale University, where he was a Fulbright, Edward Stone and Yale Scholar. Has taught at the A.A., Cambridge, Yale, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell and the University of California at Los Angeles and Berkeley. Among his main prizes and awards are the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture (1985); Chevalier. I'Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur (1986); Chairman of the Board. Tate Gallery; and the Arnold Brunner Prize. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Louvre; and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, etc.

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Centre Culturel d'Art Georges Pompidou:

see Renzo Piano

Lloyd's of London (London. England), 1978-86, pp. 156-59 Client: Lloyd's.

Design team: John Young, MarcoGoldschmied, Mike Davies. Project administrator - Richard Marzec. Analysis-Laurie Abbott, Ian Davidson, Malcolm Last, John McAslan, Michael McAs-lan, Michael McGarry, Henrietta Salvesen. Kiyo Sawoaka. Richard Soundy. Main cladding and external works-Stephen Le Roith with Graham Fairley, Ivan Harbour, Elizabeth Post, Niki van Oosten. Consultants - Ove Arup & Partners (structural and sen/ices engineers); Monk Dunstone Associates (quantity surveyors); Bovis (management contractor). Construction firms: substructure - Costain Construction Ltd; superstructure - MJ. Glee-son. Precast concrete - Anglian Building Products Ltd, Trent Concrete Structures Ltd. Roof plantroom steelwork - S.W. Farmer & Son Ltd. Atrium steelwork - Tubeworkers Ltd. Plant supports and secondary steelwork - Nusteel Structures Ltd. Lift steelwork - Tubeworkers Ltd.


Rogers, R., Architecture: A Modern View, London (Thames and Hudson), 1990

Aldo Rossi b. Milan, 1931. In 1949 he registered at the Politécnico of Milan. In 1955 was the delegate of the Unione Internazionale Studenti in Rome. Then moved to Prague and the Soviet Union for study and cultural encounters. Invited by Ernesto Rogers to be a collaborator of Casa-bella-Continuitá, where he remained until 1964. In 1956. he began work at the office of Ignazio Gardella, then MarcoZanuso. In 1959, graduated from the Politécnico; in 1965, became a Professor there. In 1971, began his association with Gianni Braghieri. In 1972, appointed professor at the ETH, Zürich, where he stayed three years. In 1975, appointed Professor at the University of Venice. In 1980, was Visiting Professor at Yale University. In 1983, appointed director of the architecture section at the Venice Biennale. In 1990, he won the Pritzker Prize. His work was the subject of a major exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in 1991.

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San Cataldo Cemetery (Modena, Italy),

Client: Commune of Modena.

Design team: Gianni Braghieri.

Key materials: concrete, plaster, steel, Porfido paving stone.

Technology of interest: concrete frame, steel trusses and roofs. Steel columns, metal grate galleries and stairs in columbarium interior. Site: a rectangular compound occupying approximately 1.5 ha, adjacent to Costa's Neo-classical cemetery of 1858.

Gallaratese Housing Project (Milan, Italy),

Data unavailable from the architect's firm.


Rossi, A., 'Emil Kaufman e I'architettura dell' illuminismo', Casabella-Continuità, no. 222. 1957

-, 'II pasticciaccio socialdemocratico',

19, 1976

-, A Scientific Autobiography, Cambridge,

MA (MIT Press), 1981

chelli), 1981

Rossi. A., 'Il convento de la Tourette de Le Corbusier', Casabella-Continuità, no. 246

Francisco Javier Saenz de Olza b. Madrid, 1918. Received his degree from the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid; has been in private practice since 1946.

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