Learning from Las Vegas is a book by Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, and Steven Izenour. Translated into 18 languages, the book helped foster the. : Aprendiendo de Las Vegas (Spanish Edition) () by Robert Venturi and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible. Read Aprendiendo de Las Vegas book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on by Robert Venturi (Author). Be the first to review this.
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Oct 23, Annamaria rated it it was amazing.
Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form
It would be a 3. The New York Times.
I’ve never been to Vegas myself, but after reading this, I think my experience would be somewhat colored. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Bearers of the sustainable design flag could learn something from reading this book and applying ideas about vernacular, ornament, and decorated sheds to all fields of production and industry. The poetry does not matter’ 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.
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Feb 11, Abraham rated it really liked it Shelves: It definitely makes me look at buildings and signs differently.
Nov 13, Ian rated it really liked it Shelves: Their build Robert Charles Venturi, Jr. Learning From Las Vegas Facsimile ed. Out of the Ordinary: Because aprendienro is not the time and ours is not the environment for heroic communication through pure architecture.
In a way, Venturi’s text is written by that of a complete postmodern provocateur, single-handedly justifying ugliness in architecture “after modernism”. The authors felt the original edition was “too monumental for a text that aprendienxo the ugly and ordinary over the heroic and monumental” and offered a revised edition, later published as a more modest paperback in There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Don’t be surprised if Jack Venturu suddenly shows up at the goodreads. The best thing about this book are the old photos of the now “Old” Las Vegas Strip. Editorial Reviews – Learning from Las Vegas From the Publisher 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.
I had to read this book for a theory class and, while I’m not familiar with architecture, it was a well-written book full of interesting theories. Retrieved 6 July Venturi and Scott Brown created a taxonomy for the forms, signs, and aprsndiendo they encountered.
Space is limitless, because the artificial light obscures rather than defines its boundaries Fig. Provocative stuff, and intensely relevant to graphic design, but I still couldn’t give you a comprehensible definition of a “duck”. Not sure if I like it ventrui than “Complexity and Contradiction” but it’s still pretty great. But really, much of this just seemed boring and superficial. La primera parte muy bien, la segunda no tanto.
Views Read Edit View history. Each medium has its day, and the rhetorical environmental statements of our time-civic, commercial,or residential-will come from media more purely symbolic, perhaps less static and more adaptable to the scale of our environment.
Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form by Robert Venturi
Even aprdndiendo architectural symbolism isn’t your thing, this will open your eyes to how our society has evolved around the automobile.
Post Modernist approach to symbols It’s a rather bold, almost crass statement about the askew focus of Modern architecture. Venturi has undoubtedly become the black sheep of late twentieth-century architecture. The result was a critique of Modern architecture, demonstrated most famously in the comparison between the “duck” and “decorated shed.
Space is enclosed but limitless, because its edges are dark. In contrast, the “decorated shed” relies on imagery and sign. Feb 10, Erik Carter rated it it was amazing. Trivia About Learning from Las From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jun 11, Laura rated it really liked it. It’s importance, of course, is not in what it says about Vegas but in what it says about a way of thinking about architecture and what is valid subject matter for architectural analysis. And some of my disappointment may come from familiarity with many of the authors’ basic arguments–they’re not new to me, which isn’t really this book’s fault then again, I did not have that reaction when I recently read Jane Jacobs’ The Death and Life of Great American Citiesand I’m well acquainted with her ideas.