Robert Venturi

Since the Sainsbury Wing is in the news at the moment, I am re-posting Denise Scott Brown’s fascinating description of how she and Bob met and collaborated in teaching architectural theory and town planning at Penn and their shared interest in mannerism, long before their documented (and photographed) meeting at Las Vegas in 1966 when she invited him to come and lecture at UCLA:-

https://www.archpaper.com/2019/11/denise-scott-brown-memorializes-robert-venturi/

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