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SOCIAL SPACE: "All architecture is radical in its time," says Lord Rogers.

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SOCIAL SPACE: Sectional drawing of Lloyd's building, a tower of polished steel and glass which makes a powerful statement of authority.

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SOCIAL SPACE: The Centre Pompidou draws crowds because it is a fun place to be.

Building on social responsibility

Renowned British architect Richard Rogers belongs to a generation of architects who believe they have a civic duty to perform.
Jul 11, 2015 5:50 AM

WHEN the design for the Centre Pompidou in Paris was first revealed to the public in the early 1970s, architect Lord Richard Rogers, 82, remembers feeling embattled. "Nothing was more attacked than the Pompidou," he recalls.

Composed of glass and steel, the museum, when it was completed

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