COMPLEXITY AND CONTRADICTION AT FIFTY: ROBERT VENTURI'S GENTLE MANIFESTO

COMPLEXITY AND CONTRADICTION AT FIFTY: ROBERT VENTURI'S GENTLE MANIFESTO. A SYMPOSIUM

Editorial:
THAMES & HUDSON
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ISBN:
978-1-63345-062-2
Páginas:
296

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u003cpu003eu003cbu003eNow available in its original edition along with critical commentary, u003ciu003eComplexity and Contradiction in Architectureu003c/iu003e is the founding text of postmodernism in architectureu003c/bu003e u003cpu003eFirst published in 1966, Robert Venturi's u003ciu003eComplexity and Contradiction in Architectureu003c/iu003e, widely considered the foundational text of postmodernism, has become an essential document in architectural theory and criticism.u003cbru003eThis 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. u003cpu003eThe 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 u003ciu003eComplexity and Contradictionu003c/iu003e 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."u003c/pu003e