Citations with the tag: VENTURI, Robert

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  • The softer touch.
    Russell, B. // New Statesman & Society; 7/5/91, Vol. 4 Issue 158, p28 

    Presents an interview with designer Robert Venturi and discusses how architectural superstars beat the recession. Fabric design for Designtex; Venturi's design for the new wing of the National Gallery; Alternative sources of finance; Denise Scott Brown; Marketing whizz-kid Steven Kroeter; Other...

  • Iconoclastic architects catalyze shift to more populist style.
    Strickland, Carol // Christian Science Monitor; 3/28/96, Vol. 88 Issue 85, p10 

    Presents excerpts from an interview with Robert Venturi, co-owner of Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates pertaining to architecture. Trends in American architecture; His comments on the expansion of the Museum of Contemporary Arts (MCA) San Diego; Description of the expanded building.

  • Conversation with Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.
    Pittel, C.; Strongin, J. // House Beautiful; Sep91, Vol. 133 Issue 9, p100 

    Presents a conversation with Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, husband and wife architects and theorists who can undertake anything from a townscape to a tea set. They have just seen Queen Elizabeth open their brilliant new addition to the National Gallery of Art in London; Venturi just...

  • Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown speak out on issues of urban contextualism, postmodernism...
    Andersen, K. // Architectural Digest; Feb1990, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p68 

    Interviews Philadelphia-based architects Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown on their work and theoretical influence on contemporary architecture. Major works; Response to critics; Views on urban contextualism, post-modernism and willful disharmony.

  • In the coastal vernacular.
    Stephens, S.; Wargo, M. // Architectural Digest; Dec90, Vol. 47 Issue 13, p112 

    Describes the abstract version of a shingle style house designed by architects Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown on a Long Island peninsula. Design; Details; Sense of shelter among the elements.

  • Robert Venturi wins 1991 Pritzker prize.
    K.D.S. // Architectural Digest; May91, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p19 

    Announces that architect Robert Venturi has won the 1991 Pritzker Architecture Prize. The award consists of a $100,000 grant, a medallion, and a certificate.

    Filler, Martin // House Beautiful; Jun2000, Vol. 142 Issue 6, p45 

    Features architects Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.

  • The thinking man of design.
    McGuigan, C. // Newsweek; 7/1/1991, Vol. 118 Issue 1, p60 

    Profiles Philadelphia architect Robert Venturi and describes the work he has done. How he jump-started postmodernism; London National Gallery project; His collaborator and wife, Denise Scott Brown; Cited last month for `changing the course of architecture in this century' when he was awarded...

  • VSBA today.
    Venturi, Robert; Brown, Denise Scott // Architectural Record; Feb1998, Vol. 186 Issue 2, p58 

    Presents an interview with architects Robert Venturi, and Denise Scott Brown.

  • BOOTS.
    Venturi, Robert; Brown, Denise Scott // Building Design; 4/12/2013, Issue 2056, p20 

    The article offers various information related to building design in Great Britain as of 2013 including failure of Robert Venturi to use Pritzker acceptance speech, plan of Terry Farrell to write an architectural review, and creation of tomb for British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

  • 'Less is a bore'
    Shepheard, Paul // Building Design; 7/1/2011, Issue 1972, p22 

    The article offers the author's insights on the reversal of Miesian modernism of "Less is More" in architecture by Robert Venturi.

  • Denise Scott Brown.
    Shepheard, Paul // Interior Design; Dec94, Vol. 65 Issue 15, p55 

    Presents views by Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi about ornament. Japanese objects.

  • Robert Venturi.
    Shepheard, Paul // Modern Age, 1900-2000: A Biographical Dictionary of Western Cult; 2006, p854 

    An encyclopedia entry for U.S. architect Robert Venturi is presented. He was born on June 25, 1925 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended the Episcopal Academy in Philadelphia and received his Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree at Princeton University. He worked in various architectural offices...

  • Venturi world.
    Shepheard, Paul // Building Design; 11/16/2007, Issue 1796, p40 

    A 1974 photograph of architect Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown along with Disney characters and a sign.

  • Gold Medal: AIA needs to sort out process, priorities.
    Kliment, Stephen A. // Architectural Record; Aug1993, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p9 

    Editorial. Reports on the debate at the June 1993 American Institute of Architects (AIA) convention over a joint awarding of the Gold Medal to Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown. Concern over the vision and mission of the Gold Medal program; AIA Gold Medalist as a signal to society;...

  • AIA NOW.
    Kliment, Stephen A. // Architect; Nov2011, Vol. 100 Issue 11, p24 

    The article offers 2011 architectural news briefs including the Architects Speak forum in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Biskra Architecture and Sustainability International Conference in Algeria, and the anniversary of the book "Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture" by Robert Venturi.

  • Partnerin ohne Preis.
    c. s. // werk, bauen + wohnen; 2013, Issue 6, p46 

    The article discusses gender equality among architects based on the demand of architect Denise Scott Brown for retroactive participation in the architecture award Pritzker-Preis, which was only awarded to her husband Robert Venturi.

  • Scott Brown petition fails.
    c. s. // Building Design; 6/21/2013, Issue 2066, p2 

    The article reports that the online petition calling for Denise Scott Brown to be recognised for her work for which her partner Robert Venturi received the award in 1991 was rejected by Pritzker Prize.

  • Chaising the Radical Middle.
    Epp, Eduard // Border Crossings; Jan99, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p10 

    The article focuses on the radical middle, an alternative space of engagement for an architecture which supports a repositioning of ideas and values in postmodern society. It notes architect Robert Venturi's argument that modern architecture had become too reductive and failed to account for the...

  • Houseboat, Briefly.
    Epp, Eduard // Architect; Apr2009, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p24 

    The article reports that the Lieb House, a beach abode designed by architect Robert Venturi in 1967, has been transported by barge from Long Beach Island, New Jersey to Glen Cove in Long Island, New York. The Lieb House, which is Venturi's second residential commission, has been threatened with...

    JOHNSON, SARA // Residential Architect; Aug2015, p11 

    The article features the 1960s Vanna Venturi House located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed by architect Robert Venturi.

  • Long time coming.
    JOHNSON, SARA // Building Design; 3/19/2004, Issue 1617, p10 

    Profiles the architect couple Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown in London, England. Commitment of the couple to architecture as a social art; Contribution of the couple to British architecture; Pre-occupation of the couple with commercial architecture.

  • Equally Golden, Finally.
    JOHNSON, SARA // Architect; Jan2016, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p24 

    The article offers information on winners of the AIA awards with special reference to Robert Venturi and Scott Brown, the first pair to receive the award since the Institute changed its bylaws in 2013.

  • The difficult whole: Siah Armajani, Robert Venturi and the politics of modernist architecture.
    Hodge, David // Sculpture Journal; 2016, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p381 

    The article explores the relationship between part and whole in architecture as exemplified by the installations of sculptor Siah Armajani. Topics discussed include the influence that architect and theorist Robert Venturi exerted on Armajani, the role played by Armajani and Venturi in the...

    Irvine, Betty Jo // Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of Nort; Summer1984, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p45 

    The article focuses on the librarian's architectural perspective and experience discussed at presentations held in Cleveland, Ohio. Jeffrey Weidman of the Clarence Ward Art Library in Oberlin College, spoke about the art library which is also an art museum addition designed by Robert Venturi...

    Golec, Michael // Visible Language; 2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p266 

    Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour's Learning from Las Vegas (1972) - a collection of the architects' studies of the Las Vegas Strip, a segment of U.S. Route 91 - is packed with information graphics. The designer Muriel Cooper conveys the vividness of the Strip to the reader...

    Upton, Dell // Visible Language; 2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p332 

    My essay reexamines Learning from Las Vegas semiotic presentation of architectural symbolism. First, I argue that the attempt to approach architectural symbols technically, outside their socioeconomic context, overlooks important aspects of signs' functioning, Second, I use visual and verbal...

  • The decriminalisation of ornament.
    Twemlow, Alice // Eye (0960779X); Winter2005, Vol. 15 Issue 58, p18 

    The article focuses on the decriminalization and importance of ornament in the present design practice and thinking. According to the article, ornament has been the subject of debate in design, but it began to take moral, social and political tone when it became more affordable and available...

  • Architecture as Signs and Systems for a Mannerist Time.
    Sen, Arijit // Material Culture; Fall2008, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p123 

    The article reviews the book "Architecture As Signs and Systems for a Mannerist Time," by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.

  • Las Vegas Studio: Images from the Archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.
    Garcourt, Glenn // X-tra: Contemporary Art Quarterly; Winter2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p30 

    The article reviews the exhibition "Las Vegas: Images from the Archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown" at the Museum of Contemporary Art at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, California.

  • The iconic Lieb House finds a new home up the coast.
    Bierig, Aleksandr // Architectural Record; Jun2009, Vol. 197 Issue 6, p104 

    The article discusses the Lieb House, which was designed by architect Robert Venturi and architectural firm Venturi and Rauch and is considered a seminal work of Pop architecture. The author details the methods that were used to preserve the building, which was slated for demolition in 2008 by...

  • The Spirit of '76.
    Bierig, Aleksandr // New Republic; 7/9/2001 & 7/16/01, Vol. 225 Issue 2/3, p32 

    Discusses architect Robert Venturi's proposal to return architecture to its ancient roots as the "Mother of the Arts." Changes in architectural styles; Similarities between Venturi and Frank Gehry, another architect; Buildings designed by Venturi and his wife, Denise Scott Brown; .

  • American Gothic.
    Muschamp, Herbert // New Republic; 8/12/91, Vol. 205 Issue 7, p31 

    This article highlights trends in architecture in the United States in 1991. Modern architecture in the country owes its legacy to architects such as Robert Venturi who was awarded the year's Pritzker Architectural Prize. Venturi is also the leader in the "gentle manifesto," that set the...

    Goldberger, Paul // New Yorker; 7/2/2001, Vol. 77 Issue 17, p76 

    Evaluates the works of architects Mies van der Rohe and Robert Venturi. Austerity of Mies's designs; Comparison of Mies with American architect Frank Lloyd Wright; Philosophy of Mies; Description of Venturi's architecture; Disavowal of postmodernism by Venturi.

  • Unstable Ground: Scientific Frictions in the Analytical Techniques of Learning from Las Vegas.
    Chapman, Michael; Ostwald, Michael J. // Architectural Science Review; Dec2009, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p245 

    This paper examines the use of scientific models of organising and displaying data in Venturi's, Scott Brown's and Izenour's seminal work Learning from Las Vegas. The paper will demonstrate the affiliations between the project of measuring and documenting the architectural signification of Las...

  • Second Time Around: Will Scott Brown Get Her Pritzker?
    moonan, wendy // Architectural Record; May2013, Vol. 201 Issue 5, p21 

    The article reports that more than 8000 people, including many prominent architects, have signed a petition demanding that architect Denise Scott Brown be given a retroactive Pritzker Architecture Prize as the equal partner of her husband, Robert Venturi, who was awarded the prize in 1991. The...

  • Let's Talk About Sex.
    moonan, wendy // Architectural Record; Jun2013, Vol. 201 Issue 6, p20 

    The article focuses on the status of women architects as compared to men. The article discusses unequal pay rates suffered by women in architecture, the scandal caused by the awarding of the Pritzker Prize for architecture to Robert Venturi and not his partner and wife, Denise Scott Brown and...

    Venturi, Robert // Postmodernism. What Moment?; 2007, p19 

    Chapter 2 of the book "Postmodernism: What Moment?" by Pelagia Goulimari is presented. It explores the engagement of commercial iconography as an element of postmodern architecture, arguing against identifying the movement with historical revivalism. It presents criticisms of postmodernism,...

  • back to school.
    Venturi, Robert // Interior Design; Feb2008, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p28 

    The article focuses on campus buildings to be launched in the Episcopal Academy in Merion, Pennsylvania in fall 2008. The chapel designed by Robert Venturi in 1950 will serve as the centerpiece of the campus buildings. RMJM Hillier served as master architect for the four academic buildings; the...

  • Why a duck? Why not an electronic billboard? A campus debate rages again.
    Campbell, Robert // Architectural Record; Jul2004, Vol. 192 Issue 7, p61 

    The debate on about the generic exterior architecture and the expressive one, is still alive, as a symposium last month at MIT demonstrated. Frank Gehry and Robert Venturi were on the stage in a forum entitled "The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture." MIT was the right place for...

  • Should the Venturis be given this year's RIBA Gold Medal?
    Holland, Charles; Pringle, Jack // Building Design; 10/21/2011, Issue 1986, p9 

    The article presents the insights of Charles Holland, director of Fat, and Jack Pringle, former president of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), on whether Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown be given the 2012 RIBA Gold Medal.

    Mindel, Lee F. // Art + Auction; Apr2008, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p192 

    The article presents the opinion of architect Lee F. Mindel over several design objects that were offered in auctions in 2007. Mindel notes that the 1984 Queen Anne chair created by designer Robert Venturi made use of laminated plywood to laminate history. He mentions that the 1957 Caravel...

    Harbison, Robert // Building Design; 3/26/2010, Issue 1909, p22 

    The article reviews the book "Learning From Las Vegas," by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.

  • New on the bookshelf.
    Harbison, Robert // Building Design; 12/3/2004, Issue 1653, p18 

    The article presents information about books on architectural design. "Architecture As Signs and Systems for a Mannerist Time," by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown. It informs that Venturi and Scott Brown look back over their influential ideas and buildings in a personal retrospective...

  • Notes & comments: May 1999.
    Harbison, Robert // New Criterion; May99, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p1 

    Examines the dictum `less is more,' attributed to German architect Mies van der Rohe, in observations of how cultural life should be. Robert Venturi's comment on the subject; Implications for cultural pollution; Evidences of a `culture boom' in the past decades; Changes in the cultural standards.

  • Symbols.
    Harbison, Robert // New Yorker; 3/15/1976, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p27 

    The article focuses on the opening of bicentennial celebration of modern American domesticity presented by the firm Venturi & Rauch at Renwich Gallery in Washington, D.C. It consists of contributions from American citizens, corporations and government agencies. One of the founders of the firm...

  • A View from the Campidoglio (Book).
    Jandl, H. Ward // Library Journal; 6/15/1985, Vol. 110 Issue 11, p56 

    Reviews the book 'A View From the Campidoglio: Selected Essays, 1953-1984,' by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott.

  • More Than an Asterisk, Please.
    K. C. // Architect; Apr2013, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p40 

    The article discusses a 2013 online petition that calls for the Pritzker Architecture Prize committee to recognize the architect Denise Scott Brown for her contributions that led to her husband, Robert Venturi, winning the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1991. Particular focus is given to Scott...

    Lange, Alexandra // Metropolis: Architecture Design; Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p58 

    The article discusses the developments in the field of architecture, particularly on the standing of women in the profession, as of mid-2013. In her 2010 essay "With, Or Without You," historian Beatriz Colomina said that women are ghosts of modern architecture. It also cites the controversy...

  • Break, Period, Interregnum.
    McHale, Brian // Twentieth Century Literature (Twentieth Century Literature); Fall/Winter2011, Vol. 57 Issue 3/4, p328 

    The article discusses the developments in postmodernist literature, particularly in the U.S. It claims that the postmodernist era could have spanned from the late fifties to the early seventies. It cites that cultural postmodernism could have started in 1966 because of the launching of two...

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