Robert Venturi

American architect

Robert Charles Venturi, Jr. (June 26, 1925 – September 18, 2018) was an American architect.[1][2] He was married to architect Denise Scott Brown.

Robert Venturi
Robert Venturi 2008 Rome (cropped).jpg
(2008 in Rome)
Born(1925-06-25)June 25, 1925
DiedSeptember 18, 2018(2018-09-18) (aged 93)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationArchitect
AwardsPritzker Prize (1991)
Vincent Scully Prize (2002)

In 1991, Venturi won the Pritzker Prize.[3]

Venturi died on September 18, 2018 from complications of Alzheimer's disease in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, aged 93.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Pogrebin, Robin (14 June 2013). "No Pritzker Prize for Denise Scott Brown". The New York Times.
  2. Catriona Davies (29 May 2013). "Denise Scott Brown: Architecture favors 'lone male genius' over women". CNN.
  3. Goldberger, Paul (14 April 1991). "ARCHITECTURE VIEW; Robert Venturi, Gentle Subverter of Modernism". The New York Times.
  4. "Robert Venturi passes away - Archpaper.com". archpaper.com. Retrieved 2018-09-19.
  5. "Robert Venturi, Architect Who Rejected Modernism, Dies at 93". The New York Times. September 20, 2018.

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