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By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Rogers

There is a Jewish tradition of family, too, but then not all Italian or Jewish families are close.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

Dyslexia, though, made me realise that people who say "but you can't do that" aren't actually very important. I don't take "no" too seriously.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

Everyone has the right to walk from one end of the city to the other in secure and beautiful spaces. Everybody has the right to go by public transport. Everybody has the right to an unhampered view down their street, not full of railings, signs and rubbish.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Rogers

Technology cannot be an end in itself but must aim at solving long term social and ecological problems.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Rogers

My mother was very family-oriented. And I do love being with my children.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Rogers

This is a pivotal time for urban regeneration. We must take a long term view.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Rogers

The gap between the rich and poor is widening fast.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

I believe very strongly, and have fought since many years ago - at least over 30 years ago - to get architecture not just within schools, but architecture talked about under history, geography, science, technology, art.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Rogers

Sustainable development: Meeting present needs without compromising the stock of natural resources remaining for future generations. In terms of buildings, it implies resource efficiency, minimum energy use, flexibility and long life

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Rogers

There are times I almost think I am not sure of what I absolutely know. Very often find confusion in conclusion I concluded long ago. In my head are many facts that, as a student, I have studied to procure. In my head are many facts of which I wish I was more certain I was sure.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Rogers

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

If you live in a squalid environment, then of course you are going to want to get out of it, you are probably going to want to get into the country, because that's what it does.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

Architecture is about public space held by buildings.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

As an artist, what do you think the biggest mistake you can make is? My vote for the biggest mistake is being afraid of making mistakes.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Rogers

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

In Florence, classical buildings sit against medieval buildings. It's that contrast we like.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

Architecture is measured against the past, you build in the present, and try to imagine the future.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Rogers

It is quite interesting that whilst there are tremendous theories, in the 1960s when IT was born, everybody was supposedly going to their cottage in the countryside to work in a virtual way.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

Architecture is a slow business, and city planning even slower.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Rogers

It is my belief that exciting things happen when a variety of overlapping activities designed for all people-the old and the young, the blue and white collar, the local inhabitant and the visitor, different activities for different occasions-meet in a flexible environment, opening up the possibility of interaction outside the confines of institutional limits. When this takes place, deprived areas welcome dynamic places for those who live, work and visit; places where all can participate, rather than less or more beautiful ghettos.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Rogers

Today is much more an age of greed

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

As architects we have a responsibility to society

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Rogers

I don't understand why everyone has to wear black, grey and white.