Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture

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Museum of Modern Art, 1977 - Architecture - 132 pages
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'Complexity and contradiction in architecture' expresses in the most compelling and original terms the postmodern rebellion against the purism of modernism. Three hundred and fifty architectural photographs serve as historical comparisons and illuminate the author's ideas on creating and experiencing architecture.

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User Review  - Stefan Elsholtz - Goodreads

A reasonable book. Makes a few good points without ever getting profound. Read full review

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User Review  - Mohamed - Goodreads

Every architect or architectural student should read it he gives an outstanding historical review of many architectural ideas.... From the first few pages you will learn that complexity and contradiction in architecture is a good thing, less is abroad, more is good! Read full review

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Robert Venturi is an award-winning architect and an influential writer, teacher, artist, and designer. His work includes includes the Sainsbury Wing of London's National Galler; renovation of the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; dozens of major academic projects; and the groundbreaking Vanna Venturi House.

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