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Robert Venturi, Architect Who Rejected Modernism, Dies at 93

9 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

To the modernist notion of “less is more,” he retorted, “Less is a bore,” arguing for ornament, historical references and even humor in architecture.
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Robert Venturi Passes Away at 93

Robert Venturi Passes Away at 93

9 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

© Rollin LaFrance / VSBA
Robert Venturi , famed- postmodernist and icon of American architecture, passed away Tuesday at the age of 93. Among Venturi's many accolades were the 1991 Pritzker Prize , a Fellowship from the American Institute of Architects , and an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Institute of British Architects. He started his firm in 1964, running it with his partner and wife Denise Scott Brown from 1967 until 2012. His legacy lives on as the firm continues under the name VSBA .
Vanna Venturi House. Image © Maria Buszek
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