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Indeed, I showed an illustration to my husband, and when he read the paragraph he said, “Well, that’s really stating the obvious, isn’t it? It’s amazing how few people even realize what Vegas represents.

He expresses it somewhat well in the following passage. Venturi lives in Philadelphia with Denise Scott Brown. Learning from Las Vegas: Apr 08, Ginger Price rated it really liked it Shelves: In substituting “articulation” for decoratio An excellent if at times repetitive work.

Don’t be surprised if Jack Reacher suddenly shows up at the goodreads. Books by Robert Venturi. Venturi’s text is certainly influential, even if it is dated. The research group studied various aspects of the city, including the commercial vernacular, lighting, patterns, styles, and symbolism in the architecture. Sep 17, Meg la it it was amazing Shelves: While stating the obvious, Venturi captivates the post modern mentality.


The iconography and mixed media of roadside commercial architecture will point the way, if we will look.

It seems to me that he was merely attempting to show people how to reevaluate ugliness with a sympathetic eye. Consider this a firm premonition.

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Virtually all architecture before the Modern Movement used decoration to convey meaning, often profound but sometimes simply perfunctory, such as the signage on medieval shop fronts. Synopsis Vehturi from Las Vegas created a healthy controversy on its appearance incalling for architects to be more receptive to the tastes and values of “common” people and less immodest in their erections of “heroic,” self-aggrandizing monuments.

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The new paperback edition has a smaller format, fewer pictures, and a considerably lower price vetnuri the original. The authors felt the original edition was “too monumental for a text that praised the ugly and ordinary over the heroic and monumental” and offered a revised edition, later published as a more modest paperback in Jun 29, Mark rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 22, Adam Coenraads rated it liked it Shelves: Out of the Ordinary: A world shaped by what we worship is a world that we will inhabit gleefully.


For an architectural theory book it’s top notch. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Architecture for the long run requires creation, rather than adaptation, and response to advanced technology and sophisticated organization PaperbackRevisedpages.

This disorients the occupant in space and time. Illuminated baldacchini, more than in all Rome, hover over tables in the limitless shadowy restaurant at the Sahara Hotel” Their build Robert Charles Venturi, Jr. Oct 23, Annamaria rated it it was amazing. I suppose that eyesores are eyesores for a reason.