Tony's Reviews > Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form

Learning from Las Vegas by Robert Venturi
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Dec 06, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: architecture, design, own
Read in December, 2009

Although Learning from Las Vegas is 37+ years old, much of the theory holds relevant. Venturi and folks criticism of modern buildings relates to much of what is still being created today. 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.

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