A View from the Campidoglio: Selected Essays, 1953-1984

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Harper & Row, 1984 - Architecture - 154 pages
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Seventeen essays by two prominent American architects examine prominent buildings of the past and present and discuss the theoretical basis for modern design

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Contents

Foreword 60 Alvar Aalto
25
A Case Study
88
Complexity and Contradiction in the Work of Furness
1975
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Robert Venturi is principal in charge of design in the architectural firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates in Philadelphia. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Pritzker Prize and the Centennial Medal of the American Academy in Rome and, with Denise Scott Brown, the National Medal of Art and the Vincent J. Scully Prize of the National Building Museum. He has taught at Yale and the University of Pennsylvania.

Peter Arnell is a branding and design expert and founder of Arnell. He and his team have worked with numerous companies including DKNY, Samsung, Chanel, Reebok, Mars, Pepsi, Home Depot, GNC, De Tomaso, Fendi, Mikimoto, Special Olympics and Con Edison.

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