What is the role of sketches in architecture (today)?
Some think it is a necessary step of a design: its first spark. 687 more words
It is unfortunate that Jerde’s picturesque, ersatz, façade-driven shopping centers (loosely rooted in Robert Venturi / Denise Scott Brown’s “Main Street is almost alright” theory –Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, … 183 more words
Recordo-me de umas palavras inicias do livro Complexidade e Contradição em Arquitetura, que na minha memoria, diziam algo como [“Há pessoas que preferem arrancar os olhos para não ver a realidade…”] e que cimentaram um pensamento inquieto em mim desde a época da faculdade quando li o livro. 397 more words
Excerpts from Pittsburgh Architectural Club : Blog : Under a Bad Sign.
“Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown help explain the issue when he distinguishes between two kinds of buildings, the duck and the decorated shed. 197 more words
Architects: Venturi, Scott Brown
Location: Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA
Client: Vanna Venturi
Vanna Venturi asked her son, Robert, who was fresh out of architecture school, to design a house for her. 130 more words
Thomas Jefferson is acknowledged as the first significant American Architect. He used Classical architecture to symbolize ideas and aspiration of a new democracy. Robert Venturi is believed to be the architect who opened the door to post-modernism. 213 more words