Learning from Las Vegas: Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf - Venturi, Robert, and Brown, Denise Scott, and Izenour, Steven
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Learning from Las Vegas created a healthy controversy on its appearance in 1972, calling for architects to be more receptive to the tastes and values of "common" people and less immodest in their erections of "heroic," self-aggrandizing monuments. This revision includes the full texts of Part I of the original, on the Las Vegas strip, and Part II, "Ugly and Ordinary Architecture, or the Decorated Shed," a generalization from the findings of the first part on symbolism in architecture and the iconography of urban sprawl. ...

Learning from Las Vegas: Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf 1977, Mit Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262720069

2nd Revised edition

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