Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown: Learning from Las Vegas by Kester Rattenbury
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Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown: Learning from Las Vegas
By Kester Rattenbury

Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown: Learning from Las Vegas

Supercrit #2

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Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown: Learning from Las Vegas by Kester Rattenbury

Book Description

The Supercrit series revisits some of the most influential architectural projects of the recent past and examines their impact on the way we think and design today. Based on live studio debates between protagonists and critics, the books describe, explore and criticise these major projects. This second book in the unprecedented series examines Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown's infamous book which overturned the barriers separating high architecture from the commercial architecture of the Strip. In Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown: Learning from Las Vegas you can hear the couple's project description, see the drawings and join in the crit. This innovative and compelling book is an invaluable resource for any architecture student.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415434140
ISBN-10: 0415434149
Format: Paperback
(297mm x 210mm x 18mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kester Rattenbury

Kester Rattenbury is Reader in Architecture at the University of Westminster, co-ordinator of The Research Centre for Experimental Practice (EXP), teacher and architectural journalist. Samantha Hardingham is an architectural writer, teaches at the Architectural Association and is senior researcher in the Research Centre for Experimental Practice (EXP) at the University of Westminster.

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