Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners officially completes Three World Trade Center in New York City

Architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed the construction of Three World Trade Center in Manhattan, which is now the city’s fifth-tallest building. The skyscraper spans 80 storeys and reaches 1,079 feet (329 metres) high, making it currently the second tallest building at the redeveloped World Trade Center site. External construction work in

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners unveils plans for five new train stations in Melbourne

Architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Weston Williamson and Hassell have teamed up to design five new metro stations in Melbourne, which will be constructed over the next seven years. The major transport scheme known as the Metro Tunnel Project is intended as a “catalyst for urban renewal” in the city. The collaboration between London-based firms Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and

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Rolling wildflower roof covers Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners-designed Scottish distillery

Undulations in the green roof of the Macallan Distillery by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners hint at the bulbous whiskey stills situated below. Cut into the hills of Speyside, the new distillery sits on the Easter Elchies estate in Scotland, which has been home to the single malt whiskey since 1824. Costing £140 million, the

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Visuals revealed of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Toronto skyscraper

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has released the first visualisations of The HUB, a skyscraper that will “hover” above a historic building in Toronto, Canada. Renders show an external steel structure supporting the building and allowing it to cantilever over the Toronto Harbour Commission Building, a six storey building erected on the site in 1917. “Our

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Wimbledon house was meant to solve the British housing problem but didn’t, says Richard Rogers

In this exclusive video interview, British architect Richard Rogers reflects on the influence of the seminal house he designed for his parents at 22 Parkside in Wimbledon, London. Designed in the late 1960s by Rogers and his then wife Su, the Wimbledon house – also known as the Rogers House – was intended to demonstrate

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners begins work on Louvre art store in northern France

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has started building a new concrete-framed art storage facility in Lievin, France, for the Louvre museum, which will be covered by a large green roof. The centre designed by the British architectural firm will be equipped to store 250,000 art works as well as conservation and study areas. Set entirely on one level, the Louvre collections facility

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Photographer Marc Goodwin reveals new buildings under construction in Chinese city Ningbo

This set of images by photographer Marc Goodwin shows major new buildings under construction in Ningbo, China, by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Schmidt Hammer Lassen. The photographer travelled to the coastal Chinese city, which contains one of the world’s biggest ports, to capture the progress of the Rogers Stirk Harbour-designed residential tower complex, Ningbo Gateway, and three Schmidt Hammer Lassen projects: Ningbo

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Neo Bankside residents take Tate Modern to court over Herzog & de Meuron extension

Residents of Rogers Stirk Harbour’s Neo Bankside apartments are taking legal action against Tate Modern  to force the gallery to close part of the viewing platform of its recent Herzog & de Meuron-designed extension. Five residents have lodged a complaint with the High Court in London, claiming the museum’s viewing terrace has turned their daily lives into “a public exhibit for the

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners to design British Library extension

British firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has been appointed to design a new research centre for the British Library in London. The 9,290-square-metre extension will occupy a 11,000-square-metre site to the north of the Grade I-listed library building, which was designed by Colin St John Wilson in the 1960s and stands beside St Pancras train station. The research centre will

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Rogers Stirk Harbour completes skyscraper trio on Sydney’s Barangaroo waterfront

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed its International Towers project, a trio of harbourside skyscrapers that form the centrepiece of Sydney’s new Barangaroo development. Set on a stretch of formerly disused waterfront near the city’s central business district, the three skyscrapers provide a new financial services hub for Barangaroo. Each of RSHP’s towers are divided up into three stacked sections.

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Rogers Stirk Harbour’s £160 million cancer treatment centre opens at London hospital

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed a dedicated cancer treatment centre at Guy’s Hospital in London, which welcomes its first patients today. The British firm led by architects Richard Rogers, Graham Stirk and Ivan Harbour designed the 14-storey building for  a site by London Bridge, just a stone’s throw from The Shard. Rogers Stirk Harbour (RSHP) collaborated with healthcare More

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Rogers Stirk Harbour tackles global food crisis with vertical farm concept

London firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has revealed details of a concept for a bamboo-framed vertical farm that could provide an alternative to traditional land-intensive farming. Named Skyfarm, the design is for a multi-storey hyperboloid structure that integrates different types of farming – ranging from traditional planting to aquaponics – and also produces its own energy. More

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Richard Rogers wins Taiwan Taoyuan airport terminal competition

London studio Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has won a bid to design a new terminal for Taiwan’s largest airport, seeing off competition from Foster + Partners and UN Studio (+ movie). Terminal 3 at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will comprise a new terminal building, boarding gates, concourses and a multi-function building, along with transport […]

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Foster, Rogers and UNStudio compete to design major new Taiwan airport terminal

Foster + Partners, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and UNStudio are battling to win the tender for a new £1 billion terminal at Taiwan’s largest airport, Taoyuan International. The architecture firms are among the three teams shortlisted to design the 640,000-square-metre Terminal 3 building at Taoyuan International Airport, set to accommodate an additional 45 million […]

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Richard Rogers’ prefabricated housing for homeless people opens in south London

Designed for British charity YMCA, this factory-building housing scheme by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners will provide accommodation for 36 homeless young people in Mitcham, south London (+ slideshow). Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners’ modular Y:Cube scheme for the YMCA was designed to be easily assembled and transported, so blocks can be moved between temporary sites in the capital. […]

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners unveils new design for International Spy Museum

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has released new images of its design for a six-storey building that will house the International Spy Museum in Washington DC. The contemporary building is slated to rise in L’Enfant Plaza – a large, historic plaza encircled by commercial buildings in the city’s Southwest quadrant. Renderings show an upside-down trapezoid sitting atop […]

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Rogers Stirk Harbour to design conservation facility for Musée du Louvre

A team headed up by British firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has been selected to design a new conservation and storage centre for the Musée du Louvre, housing 250,000 works of art. Located 200 kilometres north of Paris in Liévin, the 20,000-square-metre facility will be located a short distance away from the French art museum’s recently […]

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Time-lapse movie shows construction of Richard Rogers’ revamped Prouvé house

Architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners have released a time-lapse movie showing their adaptation of a 70-year-old Jean Prouvé house being assembled in a field (+ movie). The London practice have added pods containing a bathroom and a kitchen to an original 6×6 Demountable House, designed by the French architect-engineer in 1944. Mobile solar-power and hot-water systems are mounted on […]

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Rogers Stirk Harbour’s Cheesegrater skyscraper documented in timelapse film

Movie: photographer Paul Rafferty and filmmaker Dan Lowe have produced a timelapse documentary showing the construction of Rogers Stirk Harbour’s recently completed Leadenhall Building in London, also known as the Cheesegrater. Rafferty and Lowe were commissioned in 2012 to document the construction of the building at 122 Leadenhall Street, which hit the headlines earlier this […]
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Third bolt fractures on Richard Rogers’ Cheesegrater skyscraper

News: Richard Rogers’ Leadenhall Building has lost its third steel bolt in three months, developer British Land has revealed. An area at the base of the 225-metre London skyscraper dubbed the Cheesegrater had to be cordoned off to pedestrians in November, after it was revealed that two of metal bolts had shattered and that some parts had […]
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Steel bolt breaks off from Richard Rogers’ Cheesegrater tower

News: two steel bolts have broken on Richard Rogers’ Leadenhall Building in London, causing the area around the base of building to be cordoned off to pedestrians despite assurances that the building remains safe. A section of a bolt – reported to be the size of an adult arm – came loose and fell from […]

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