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Venturi, Rauch, & Scott Brown buildings and projects by Stanislaus von Moos

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Published by Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English



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  • Venturi, Rauch, and Scott Brown -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century,
  • Architecture, Postmodern -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesVenturi, Rauch, and Scott Brown buildings and projects.
StatementStanislaus von Moos.
LC ClassificationsNA737.V45 M6 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p. :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2739875M
ISBN 100847807436, 0847807452
LC Control Number86042713

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Moos, who has written on the works dating from through in Venturi, Rauch & Scott Brown, offers an insightful and substantive appraisal of the work in these five thematic essays. The larger part of the monograph, however, is a catalog of careful and highly informative descriptions of each building or project by the architects /5(2). At the very beginning of The Difficult Whole, the editors explain that it is “a book about the architecture of Robert Venturi, not around it. The aim is to document what is there. The book shows the work, it doesn't over-interpret” (15). Thus readers are promised that they are about to receive a deadpan presentation of projects and buildings conceived by the office Venturi, . The firm’s buildings frequently exhibited the ironic humour of Venturi and Scott Brown’s theoretical pronouncements. Their early buildings incorporated materials and visual references standard to the shopping centre and subdivision but previously shunned by so-called serious architects. During the late s and ’80s they turned to historical precedent in their work, which often . VSBA: VSBA Architects & Planners is a Philadelphia-based architecture and planning firm specializing in thoughtful design, renovation, planning, and programming for academic, cultural, health care, and civic clients. Our work includes museums, campus centers, libraries, special collections, labs, urban and institutional plans, and residences.

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