Radical cheek

Blink and you wouldn't notice the difference. Paris's most famous 20th-century building looks, externally, remarkably like it did before £55 million was spent on sprucing it up. But for Richard Rogers the decision to make visitors pay to ride the outside escalators is undemocractic and goes against the spirit in ...

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