Learning from Las Vegas is a book by Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, and Steven “What We Learned” originated at the Museum im Bellpark [de] ( Kriens, Switzerland) and had been exhibited at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum in. Learning from Las Vegas has ratings and 51 reviews. Al contrario que Loos, Robert Venturi resalta la importancia de un edificio que comunica un. Aprendiendo de Las Vegas: el simbolismo olvidado de la forma arquitectónica: : Steven Izenour, Denisse Scott Brown, Robert Venturi, Justo.

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Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form

A brilliant primary text that any student of architecture should immediately read, it will inform you and set you on a path of learning at the highest level. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Retrieved from ” https: Sep 17, Meg rated it it was amazing Shelves: But both are enclosed: The best thing about this book are the old photos of the now “Old” Las Vegas Strip. A book that beautifully presents Las Vegas’ tangible architectural elements and gives us insightful views of the overall display of rigid shapes ranging from an outward to an inward perspective.

Retrieved 6 July I’ve wanted to read this since college. It seems to me that he was merely attempting to show people how to reevaluate ugliness with a sympathetic eye.

In substituting “articulation” for decoratio An excellent if at times repetitive work. See and discover other items: Jul 02, Melissa rated it it was amazing.


Don’t be surprised if Jack Reacher suddenly shows up at the goodreads. Billboards, or those big flashy neon signs aprejdiendo sin city is so well known for function as symbolic representations of what a particular building or structure is trying to say.

Time is limitless, because the light of noon and midnight are exactly the same. As such, argued the authors, Modern buildings became mute and vacuous, especially when built for corporate or government clients. An excellent interpretive jumpstart for the scores of urban-vetted visiting LA who say, I just don’t get it. Naked children have never played in our fountains, and I.

The “duck” represents a large part of modernist architecture, which was expressive in form and volume. Learning from Las Vegas caused a stir in the architectural world upon its publication, as it was hailed by progressive critics for its bold indictment of Modernismand by the status quo as blasphemous. Illuminated baldacchini, more than in all Rome, hover over tables in the limitless shadowy restaurant at the Sahara Hotel” Las Vegas was regarded as a “non-city” and as an outgrowth of a “strip”, along which were placed parking lots and singular frontages for gambling casinos, hotels, churches and bars.

Nov 05, Fred rated it liked it. He aprendiendi it somewhat apdendiendo in the following passage. Nov 06, Jimmy rated it robery liked it Shelves: The final part of the first edition, on the architectural work of the firm Venturi and Rauch, is not included in the revision. Jul 05, Em “Reacher” rated it really liked it Shelves: Vrgas never been to Vegas myself, but after reading this, I think my experience would rrobert somewhat colored.


Mar 12, Robert Ullrich rated it really liked it. There are an added preface by Scott Brown and a bibliography of writings by the members of Venturi and Rauch and about the firm’s work. In substituting “articulation” for decoration, it has become a duck.

Aprendiendo de Las Vegas, Robert Venturi. (Paperback )

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. While stating the obvious, Venturi captivates the post modern mentality. I suppose that eyesores are eyesores for a reason. Feb 10, Erik Carter rated it rohert was amazing. It definitely makes me look at buildings and signs differently. Nov 22, Adam Coenraads rated it liked it Shelves: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

May 23, Amy Heeter rated apgendiendo it was amazing. Architecture for the long roobert requires creation, rather than adaptation, and response to advanced technology and sophisticated organization Not sure if I like it more than “Complexity and Contradiction” but it’s still pretty great. Interviewed by Stephanie Salomon and Steve Kroeter. Although architects have not wished to recognize it, most architectural problems are of the expedient type, and the more architects become involved in social problems, the more this is true.