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  • Mary Kay’s Rogers Becomes Billionaire in Pink Escalade

    Richard Rogers was 20 years old when he and his mother, Mary Kay Ash, began enticing housewives to sell makeup to their friends at house parties.

  • ‘Carbuncle’ Prince Makes Architects Quake: Richard Rogers

    Richard Rogers cheers as a bicycle- operated espresso machine cranks out cups of quality brew.

  • Richard Rogers: Architectural Retrospective

    <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

  • China Insurer Buys London’s Lloyds Building for $388 Million

    A Chinese insurance company has agreed to buy the Lloyd’s of London building, home of the Lloyd’s insurance market, for 260 million pounds ($388 million) from a Commerz Real AG-managed fund.

  • Ping An of China Said to Buy Lloyd’s of London Building

    Ping An Insurance Group Co., China’s second-largest insurer, agreed to buy the Lloyd’s of London building from a Commerz Real AG-managed fund, two people with knowledge of the transaction said.

  • Shard Architect Renzo Piano Says Tower Not Arrogant

    “This building is not going to be a symbol of arrogance.”

  • Foster’s Firm to Design New Tower on NYC’s Park Avenue

    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.

  • Obama Says Sept. 11 Terror Attacks Didn’t Change U.S. National Character

    U.S. President Barack Obama said the attacks that killed almost 3,000 people on Sept. 11, 2001, didn’t alter the nation’s character because “America does not give in to fear.”

  • 9/11 Remembered as U.S. Officials Monitor Threat

    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.

  • Obama Says Decade Since Sept. 11 Proves American Resilience

    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.

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