In the first of a series of exclusive video interviews with Richard Rogers, who celebrated his 80th birthday yesterday, the British architect discusses the themes of his current Royal Academy of Arts retrospective and explains why he believes that a building should not just be designed for a specific client, but society as a whole. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More
News: the seminal London home designed by British architect Richard Rogers for his parents - and which influenced his later design for the Pompidou Centre - has been put on the market for the first time since it was built in 1968 (+ slideshow). More
Dezeen promotion: an exhibition dedicated to the work of British architect Richard Rogers opens at London's Royal Academy of Arts today. More
News: on the eve of a major exhibition about his life, architect Richard Rogers has spoken of how architecture's civic responsibility has been eroded in "an age of greed". Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More
This time-lapse movie by photographer Paul Raftery and filmmaker Dan Lowe documents the construction of "the Cheesegrater", a 225-metre skyscraper by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners that topped out today in the City of London. More
Here are the latest images of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners' extension to the British Museum in London, set to complete early next year. More
These shots by photographer Edmund Sumner show some of the first visitors able to scale the roof of the O2 Arena in London, thanks to a new fabric walkway designed by architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Bblur Architecture (+ slideshow). More
London firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed Neo Bankside, a set of six-sided apartment blocks beside the Tate Modern art gallery on the edge of the River Thames. More
Dezeen Wire: plans for a 40-storey tower designed by British architect Richard Rogers to sit on top of the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York have been shelved following the Chinese backer's decision to pull out – The New York Times
See a skyscraper in London completed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners earlier this year.
Dezeen Wire: British architect Richard Rogers has warned that plans by the UK government to simplify planning regulations could lead to unmoderated urban sprawl, "with rust belts and towns joining each other" – Daily Mail
He added: "If the framework is not improved it will lead to the breakdown and fragmentation of cities and neighbourhoods as well as the erosion of the countryside." Rogers' concerns about the government's new National Planning Policy Framework are shared by environmental campaigners who say they don't offer a clear enough definition of sustainable development.
Richard Rogers was involved in a planning battle in 2009 over his proposed redevelopment of Chelsea Barracks in London – see reports on Dezeen Wire
Dezeen Wire: UK architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners have submitted proposals to Greenwich Council for a walkway spanning the roof of London's O2 Arena, which was completed by Richard Rogers Partnership back in 1999 - Greenwich.co.uk
Dezeen and publishers FIELL have teamed up to give away five copies Richard Rogers + Architects: From the House to the City, an overview of the architect's work from the beginning of his career to the present day. More