Robert Venturi: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture

byRobert VenturiText byArthur DrexlerContribution byVincent Scully

July 2, 2002|
Robert Venturi: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture by Robert Venturi
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First published in 1966, and since translated into 16 languages, this remarkable book has become an essential document of architectural literature. A "gentle manifesto for a nonstraightforward architecture," Venturi’s Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture expresses in the most compelling and original terms the postmodern rebellion against the purism of modernism. Three hundred and fifty architectural photographs serve as historical comparisons and illuminate the author''s ideas on creating and experiencing architecture. Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture was the winner of the Classic Book Award at the AIA''s Seventh Annual International Architecture Book Awards.
Robert Charles Venturi Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 25, 1925. He received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Princeton University. He worked for Eero Saarinen and Louis Kahn, before winning a fellowship at the American Academy in Rome. Venturi spent two years in Europe studying buildings. After returning to t...
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Title:Robert Venturi: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:136 pages, 8.5 X 11 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:136 pages, 8.5 X 11 X 0.4 in
Published:July 2, 2002
Publisher:The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780870702822

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