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Remembering Robert Venturi, Philadelphia architect who gave 'more'

Robert Venturi, one of the most influential design minds of the 20th century, passed away on Tuesday, September 18 at the age of 93, after battling Alzheimer’s disease. In his passing,…

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Venturi's Mother's House faces delicate transition

There are few buildings in Philadelphia that changed the landscape of American architecture. The Vanna Venturi House in Chestnut Hill is one. Architect Robert Venturi built the house for his…

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Denise Scott Brown on Vanna Venturi House and 'joint creativity'

It was a treat to hear Denise Scott Brown deliver wide-ranging remarks at WHYY Tuesday evening, part of a program convened in honor of the Vanna Venturi House’s inclusion in the…

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Caring for the Vanna Venturi House like it's family

It is a rare thing to live in a modern landmark, much less a groundbreaking postmodern masterwork by Robert Venturi, but that’s what Agatha Hughes calls home. Hughes lives in the…

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Philly Painting progress | ATVs wrecking Tacony Creek Park | Park Towne Place goes dark | Goldberger on Venturi | Dilworth reflections

City Paper’s cover story visits Haas & Hahn’s Philly Painting project along Germantown Avenue and unpacks the challenges of this massive mural project. The Philly Painting crew is slowly moving along…

    • Part of Venturi Scott Brown's ghost house at Franklin Court. | connery.cepeda, via Flickr, Creative Commons License
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Robert Venturi retires, VSBA is born

Postmodern architect Robert Venturi announced his retirement after more than 50 years in professional practice. With Venturi's retirement comes a new day for the firm he cofounded with his wife and…

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Franklin Museum renovations challenged

May 13, 2010By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly On May 5, Independence National Historical Park announced that it was placing materials related to the rehabilitation of the Venturi, Scott Brown and…

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Drexel will respect Venturi landmark

Jan. 07 By Natalie PompilioFor PlanPhillyIt’s somewhat fitting: A center for creativity housed in a building designed by one of the city’s most influential architects in a style he…

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