Robert Venturi

Robert Venturi (born June 25, 1925) is a Philadelphia-based architect who worked under Eero Saarinen and Louis Kahn before forming his own firm with John Rausch. Venturi's wife Denise Scott Brown joined the firm. He won the Pritzker Prize in 1991. He is best described as a post-modernist because of his promotion of what has been called "kitsch of high capitalism".

Important works by his firm include:

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