Complexity and Contradiction at Fifty: Robert Venturi's "gentle Manifesto": A Symposium Martino Stierli

Complexity and Contradiction at Fifty: Robert Venturi's "gentle Manifesto": A Symposium

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Complexity and Contradiction at Fifty: Robert Venturi's "gentle Manifesto": A Symposium
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Martino Stierli
ISBN
9781633450622
Now available in its original edition along with critical commentary, Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture is the founding text of postmodernism in architectureFirst published in 1966, Robert Venturi's Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, widely considered the foundational text of postmodernism, has become an essential document in architectural theory and criticism.This new two-volume boxed set presents a facsimile of the original edition paired with a compendium of new scholarship on and around Venturi's seminal treatise. The ten selected essays, a number of which were presented at a three-day international conference co-organized by MoMA to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Complexity and Contradiction in 2016, address diverse issues, such as the book's relationship to Venturi's own built oeuvre and its significance in the contemporary landscape. Additional short commentaries by contemporary practitioners attest to Complexity's enduring influence on architectural practice. Together, these two volumes expand the horizons of--and introduce a new generation to--Venturi's "gentle manifesto."Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Martino Stierli, Robert VenturiPublisher: Museum of Modern ArtPublished: 07/23/2019ISBN: 9781633450622Pages: 296Weight: 2.40lbsSize: 8.60h x 6.30w x 1.60d

Now available in its original edition along with critical commentary, Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture is the founding text of postmodernism in architecture

First published in 1966, Robert Venturi's Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, widely considered the foundational text of postmodernism, has become an essential document in architectural theory and criticism.
This new two-volume boxed set presents a facsimile of the original edition paired with a compendium of new scholarship on and around Venturi's seminal treatise.

The ten selected essays, a number of which were presented at a three-day international conference co-organized by MoMA to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Complexity and Contradiction in 2016, address diverse issues, such as the book's relationship to Venturi's own built oeuvre and its significance in the contemporary landscape. Additional short commentaries by contemporary practitioners attest to Complexity's enduring influence on architectural practice. Together, these two volumes expand the horizons of--and introduce a new generation to--Venturi's "gentle manifesto."

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Martino Stierli, Robert Venturi
Publisher: Museum of Modern Art
Published: 07/23/2019
ISBN: 9781633450622
Pages: 296
Weight: 2.40lbs
Size: 8.60h x 6.30w x 1.60d

Now available in its original edition along with critical commentary, Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture is the founding text of postmodernism in architecture

First published in 1966, Robert Venturi's Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, widely considered the foundational text of postmodernism, has become an essential document in architectural theory and criticism.
This new two-volume boxed set presents a facsimile of the original edition paired with a compendium of new scholarship on and around Venturi's seminal treatise.

The ten selected essays, a number of which were presented at a three-day international conference co-organized by MoMA to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Complexity and Contradiction in 2016, address diverse issues, such as the book's relationship to Venturi's own built oeuvre and its significance in the contemporary landscape. Additional short commentaries by contemporary practitioners attest to Complexity's enduring influence on architectural practice. Together, these two volumes expand the horizons of--and introduce a new generation to--Venturi's "gentle manifesto."

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Martino Stierli, Robert Venturi
Publisher: Museum of Modern Art
Published: 07/23/2019
ISBN: 9781633450622
Pages: 296
Weight: 2.40lbs
Size: 8.60h x 6.30w x 1.60d