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Richard Rogers Honored with Lifetime Achievement Medal

Richard Rogers Honored with Lifetime Achievement Medal
Richard Rogers Honored with Lifetime Achievement Medal, © 2013 Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners LLP
© 2013 Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners LLP

Richard Rogers has been honored with the Coutts Lifetime Achievement Medal for his “significant and fundamental contributions to the design industry,” an announcement made as part of the London Design Festival in Rogers’ newly completed Leadenhall Building.

“He has played a leading role in designing buildings that made us think again about how we use them and how they function,” stated London Design Festival director Ben Evans. :His eminence is global, and he is part of a golden era of leading British architects who not only reshaped our city but also reshaped the world to some capacity.”

The British architect was one of a few designers who received medals, including furniture and product aficionados Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. 

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Richard Rogers Honored with Lifetime Achievement Medal" 16 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/548788/richard-rogers-honored-with-lifetime-achievement-medal/> ISSN 0719-8884
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