British architect Richard Rogers, known for having designed the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris together with Renzo Piano, died at the age of 88. According to reports from Rogers’ son, the death would have occurred yesterday evening. The 2007 Pritzker Prize, “died in peace,” said Matthew Freud, president and founder of the communications agency Freuds. According to the New York Times, his son Roo Rogers confirmed the death, the cause of which has not been specified.
Rogers was born in Florence on July 23, 1933 to parents of British origin who then returned to England with the outbreak of the Second World War.