Richard Rogers chooses the Piazza del Campo in Siena
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Lord Rogers of Riverside. Buildings include the Pompidou Centre in Paris, the Lloyd's Building, Millennium Dome, the National Assembly for Wales. Currently under construction - 122 Leadenhall Street, a London skyscraper known as the Cheesegrater.
Piazzo del Campo in Siena
Richard Rogers chooses a medieval square in Siena, the Piazzo del Campo, home to the Palio horse race.
From the Archive
Palio de Siena
An insight into the famous horse race which takes place at the Piazzo del Campo twice a year.
From Between the Ears: Palio Accelerando 15 Sep 2002 on Radio 4
A 1960 recording of the fanfare and drums marking the start of the Palio.
From Holiday Hour 01 June 1960
Food photographer Jason Lowe describes the feast for 1500 held the night before the Palio.
From The Food Programme 30 Dec 2007 on Radio 4
Photo credit: Jason Lowe
Richard Rogers on architectural nicknames and his philsophy on public space.