<p>Richard Rogers, student of London's Architectural Association and Yale University, and winner of the 2007 Pritzker Architecture Prize, co-founded a practice with fellow Yale colleague Norman Foster in the 1960s, and then another with Renzo Piano in the '70s. Later, in '77, he set up his own. Now, he is getting a career survey at the Royal Academy of Arts in London to mark his 80th birthday. Opening nearly a week before, on the 18th of July, the retrospective will be open to the public for the first time, and will run through October 13th. Bloomberg Reporter Farah Nayeri spoke with him about his life and work.</p> Source: Photograph by Andrew Zuckerman/Royal Academy of Arts via Bloomberg
Foster + Partners, the architectural firm run by Norman Foster, was chosen to design the first full- block office tower on Manhattan’s Park Avenue to be built in almost 50 years, the developers said today.
U.S. President Barack Obama joined former President George W. Bush at the World Trade Center in Manhattan to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, reading a passage from the Bible at a ceremony attended by the families of the victims.
U.S. President Barack Obama marked the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks by emphasizing Americans’ perseverance, saying for all the wars, disruptions and soul-searching of the past decade the country’s values and optimism remain.