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Robert Venturi

Robert Venturi (b. 1925) is a Philadelphia based architect who worked under Eero Saarinen and Louis Kahn before forming his own firm with John Rausch[?]. Venturi's wife Denise Scott Brown[?] joined the firm. He won the Pritzker Prize in 1991. he is best described as a post-modernist because of his promotion of what has been called "kitsch of high capitalism".

Important works by his firm include:

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