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Rogers of Riverside, Richard George, The Lord

(b. 1933)

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Archigram

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Industrial and Commercial Art.

Group of English designers formed by Peter Cook, Ron Herron, Warren Chalk (1927–88), and others in 1960, influenced by Cedric Price (especially his Fun Palace of 1961), and disbanded in...

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engineering services

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Include all the mechanical and electrical equipment (together with their systems of supply distribution, waste extraction, and transportation) required to maintain the health, safety, and...

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Foster of Thames Bank, Norman Robert, The Lord

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1935– ).

English architect, one of the most distinguished practitioners of the High Tech style. With his first wife (d. 1989) and Richard Rogers he formed Team 4 (1963–7), and...

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high tech

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Art.

A label applied to modern architecture which deliberately reveals its structure as part of its external appearance. The forms and materials are derived in part from developments in the...

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Late-Modern architecture

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Architecture in which the images, ideas, and motifs of the Modern Movement were taken to extremes, structure, technology, and services being grossly overstated at a time when Modernism was...

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Modern Movement

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

C20 architectural movement (also called Modernism) that sought to sunder all stylistic and historic links with the past. While C19 theorists sought to find a style suitable for the times,...

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Peter Roman Rice

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1935–92).

Dublin-born, Belfast-educated engineer, who joined Arup. Among the many schemes on which he worked were Utzon's Sydney Opera House shell-vaults (1957–73—he was resident...

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Renzo Piano

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1937– )

Italian architect renowned for his use of hi-tech methods and materials.

Born in Genoa, Piano attended the Milan Polytechnic School of Architecture and is now a...

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Sir Horace Jones

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(1819–97). English architect. He commenced practice in London in 1843, and designed numerous commercial buildings, before being elected Architect and Surveyor to the City of London in 1864...

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Sir Ove Nyquist Arup

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1895–1988).

Born to Danish parents in Newcastle upon Tyne, Arup founded the engineering and consultancy firm of Arup & Arup in 1938. He worked with Tecton in London on such...

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