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  • The uproar that followed resulted in Ahrends' design being discarded, with a new wing by architects Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown completed in 1991.

    J. Michael Welton: Masters of the Postmodern Universe

  • In 1972, Denise Scott Brown, with her husband, Robert Venturi, wrote Learning From Las Vegas, a founding text of postmodernism which celebrated a city usually dismissed as vulgar and kitsch.

    PoMo power: the return of postmodernism

  • Irwin Miller commissioned buildings by a number of notable architects: Eero Saarinen, I.M. Pei, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli, Richard Meier and others.

    60 Seconds With Mark McDonald, Mr. Midcentury Mod

  • Like the architect Robert Venturi, they're cultural plunderers, mix 'n' matchers, thrift store assemblers and meta-narrative dissemblers.

    Save The Hipster!

  • Since the budget was only $60 million—low for a concert hall—Robert Venturi designed a straightforward brick box, almost an anti-icon.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • In a letter, Robert Venturi, perhaps the nation's first 'starchitect', decries the $200-million project to move the Barnes 'Foundation Collection to downtown Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

    Michael Henry Adams: The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

  • Like the architect Robert Venturi, they're cultural plunderers, mix 'n' matchers, thrift store assemblers and meta-narrative dissemblers.

    Save The Hipster!

  • In “Complexity and Contradiction in Modern Architecture” (1960), the first book to poke its finger in the eye of the Modernist movement, Robert Venturi argued for “both-and” thinking (i.e. complexity).

    Olympic Line (short) closure notice « Stephen Rees's blog

  • It could have been the third time, but in 1991, the jury awarded the prize to Robert Venturi and not to his close collaborator, Denise Scott Brown.

    Pritzker Prize Goes To Japan's SANAA Duo

  • The terms are borrowed from Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, who in the 1970s articulated a fundamental distinction between the "decorated shed" (a functional building with a sign or symbol defining its purpose) and a "duck," an iconic structure that represents its purpose through its form.

    The architecture of the U.S. Institute of Peace on the mall

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