Alan Yentob traces the career of Richard Rogers, uncovering the influences that have produced some of the greatest landmarks in modern architecture.
As the Royal Academy in London launches a landmark exhibition to celebrate the remarkable career of the architect Lord Richard Rogers on his 80th birthday, Imagine offers another chance to see
a film tracing the career of one of Britain's leading architects, first broadcast in 2008. Uncovering the influences that have produced some of the greatest landmarks in modern architecture, Imagine follows Rogers back to his birth place Florence and explores the influence of his Italian heritage. Presented by Alan Yentob, Richard Rogers revisits some of his most famous buildings from the Pompidou Centre in Paris and Lloyds of London to the earlier and more personal work that defined his style.