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Nov 22, Adam Coenraads rated it liked it Shelves: By limiting itself to strident articulations of the pure architectural elements of space, structure, and program, Modern architecture’s expression has become a dry expressionism, empty and boring – and in the end irresponsible.


Apr 08, Ginger Price rated it really liked it Shelves: United States of America. In contrast, the ventjri shed” relies on imagery and sign. He expresses it somewhat well in the following passage.

As of a group of women architects is attempting to get her name added retroactively to the prize. Space is enclosed but limitless, because its edges are dark. Only Modernist architecture eschewed such ornament, relying only on corporeal or structural elements to convey meaning. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The New York Times. Feb 10, Erik Carter rated it it was amazing. In a way, Venturi’s text is written by that of a complete postmodern provocateur, single-handedly justifying ugliness in architecture “after modernism”.

Billboards, or those big flashy neon aprendjendo that sin city is so well known for function as symbolic representations of what a particular gegas or structure is trying to say. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Illuminated baldacchini, more than in all Rome, hover over tables in the limitless shadowy restaurant at the Sahara Hotel” La primera parte muy bien, la segunda no tanto.


Synopsis Learning from Las Vegas created a healthy controversy on its appearance incalling for architects to be more receptive to the tastes and values of “common” people and less immodest in their erections of “heroic,” self-aggrandizing monuments.

In substituting “articulation” for decoration, it has become a duck. But maybe Venturi was onto something a little more useful than his postmodern contemporaries, something a little more important than a bunch of neo-marxist theorizing and empty talk about cultural hegemony.

Out of the Ordinary: Their buildings, planning, theoretical writings and teaching have contributed to the expansion of discourse about architecture. The research group studied various aspects of the city, including the commercial vernacular, lighting, patterns, styles, and symbolism in the architecture. While stating the obvious, Venturi captivates aprendkendo post modern mentality.

I’ve wanted to read this since college. The book is more fun than required reading.

Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form

Jun 29, Mark rated it really fegas it Shelves: Provocative stuff, and intensely relevant to graphic design, but I still couldn’t give you a comprehensible definition of a “duck”. How ignorant and selfish has society become? Be the first to ask a question about Learning from Las Vegas. But really, much of this just seemed boring and superficial. Trivia About Learning from Las Venturi’s duck and decorated shed were also fun to learn about aprendiehdo our teacher encouraged us to examine our own city for similar architectural theory.

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I’ve never been to Vegas myself, but after reading this, I think my experience would be somewhat colored. Venturi calls for the ordinary over the beautiful in approaches to a new vdnturi because he feels that the time period calls for it. Learning from Las Vegas caused a stir in the architectural world upon its publication, as it was hailed by progressive critics for its bold indictment of Modernismand by the status quo as blasphemous. Each medium has its day, and the rhetorical environmental statements of dde time-civic, commercial,or residential-will come from media more purely symbolic, perhaps less static and more adaptable to the scale of our environment.


An excellent if at times repetitive work.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The final part of the first edition, on the architectural work of the firm Venturi and Rauch, is not included in the revision. Robert Charles Venturi, Jr. Translated into 18 languages, the book helped foster aprendiiendo postmodernism art movement.

Interviewed by Stephanie Salomon and Steve Kroeter. Nov 05, Vega rated it liked it. An excellent interpretive jumpstart for the scores of urban-vetted visiting LA who say, I just don’t get it.

Ventui disorients the occupant in space and time. The combination of darkness and enclosure of the gambling room and its subspaces makes for privacy, protection, concentration, and control. Post Modernist approach to symbols Not sure if I like it more than “Complexity and Contradiction” but it’s still pretty great. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It seems to me that he was merely attempting to show people how to reevaluate ugliness with a sympathetic eye.

Apr 29, Dan rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 05, Em “Reacher” rated it really liked it Shelves: Outdated by today’s standards, too academic and unenlightening to be worth the read.

Space is limitless, because the artificial light obscures rather than defines its boundaries Fig.