Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown
Pritzker Architecture Prize Winners • Documentary, Special Interest, 01-Jan-1987
Driven by their mutual admiration of classical architecture, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott-Brown have worked together to create a space of unique post-Modernist construction. Filmed during the design and realization of the Sainsbury extension to the National Gallery in London, the husband and wife team discuss their past work and the shared principles that led to their precise, historically inspired approach to modern architecture.
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