Lord Richard Rogers, the world renowned Florence born, London based architect led on a budding urban project which is found in a little known suburb of Florence, called Scandicci.
Known for the Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Lloyds TSB in London, to name just two, this is the first A to Z development, project managed by the Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners Studio (RSH+P ) from the Master Plan of the city to the final construction stages.
The City of Scandicci has shown a very brave and considerable shift away from the planning strangle hold on traditional style and taken an unusual risk with this modern design and Master Plan. What does the top architect have to say about Florence, Scandicci and the world at large?
LINK TO THE VIDEO ON THE GUARDIAN.