By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Contradictory Lord Rogers is a candidate for a new third way

Just as his 1992 book A New London (co-authored by Mark Fisher) led to the Reith Lectures of 1995, and just as the Reith Lectures of 1995 led to his second book on cities, the 1997 Cities for a Small Planet, so did Cities for a Small Planet lead Lord Rogers inexorably to leadership of the Urban Task Force. This in turn led to responsibility for its 1999 bible, Towa rds an Urban Renaissance, the volume that can now be seen to have marked his own confrontation with the fate of all those ...


for less than 46p a day

Join thousands of professionals who already subscribe to the Architects' Journal.
You’ll get instant access to read this article -
and 53,000+ articles like it.

  • Trusted industry news & analysis, wherever you need itUnlimited online access and weekly magazine delivery – now also available on iPad/iPhone
  • Get ideas, get inside buildings and check precedentsBuildings Library – images, drawings and plans for exemplar projects in British architecture
  • Planning & regulation – what you need to know Protect your practice - the AJ keeps you up-to-date with changes to regulations and legislation
The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters