It has a lightness of touch and a clarity of expression that his imitators cannot match. Architect Robert Venturi, who rejected austere modern design and instead ushered in postmodern complexity with the dictum “less is a bore,” has died.
PHILADELPHIA — Architect Robert Venturi, who rejected austere modern design and instead ushered in postmodern complexity with the dictum "Less is a bore," has died.
His muscular, witty writings and their intelligently contrarian buildings shaped the development of architecture from the 1970s onwards well beyond the limits of his native US. Robert Venturi ’47 GS ’50, an acclaimed architect whose designs and writings transformed the field and sparked the postmodernist movement, died in … VENTURINI - Robert J. of East Islip, L.I. Robert Venturi’s celebrated home for his mother in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1964 Yet it was America’s universities, well-endowed and with sprawling campuses, where they probably made their biggest mark – buildings such as Wu Hall at Princeton, the MacDonald Laboratory at UCLA, Yale’s medical research … VENTURI--Robert: The Board of Trustees, staff and friends of the American Academy in Rome mourn the passing of Trustee Emeritus Robert Venturi. Beloved husband of Donna A. Venturini for 38 years. on March 9, 2014. PHILADELPHIA — Architect Robert Venturi, who rejected austere modern design and
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Venturi's architecture represents the best in 'postmodernism'. Robert Venturi, who has died aged 93, served along with his wife, Denise Scott Brown, as the reluctant leader of architectural postmodernism.
Loving father of Kathryn, Matthew and the late AnnMarie Venturini. Robert Venturi passed away 2018-09-18 in This is the full obituary story where you can express condolences and share memories. In Britain, Venturi and … Lacking Venturi…
He was 93. He was 93.