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Robert Venturi

1925 - 2018

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Robert Charles Venturi Jr. (June 25, 1925 – September 18, 2018) was an American architect, founding principal of the firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates, and one of the major architectural figures of the twentieth century. Together with his wife and partner, Denise Scott Brown, he helped shape the way that architects, planners and students experience and think about architecture and the built environment. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Venturi has received more than 596,015 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Robert Venturi is the 77th most popular architect (down from 61st in 2019), the 863rd most popular biography from United States (down from 706th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Architect.

Robert Venturi is most famous for his work on the Vanna Venturi House in Philadelphia.

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Among architects, Robert Venturi ranks 77 out of 424Before him are Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Daniel Libeskind, Louis Kahn, Bruno Taut, Domenico Fontana, and Ferdinand Cheval. After him are Josef Hoffmann, Hemiunu, Gottfried Semper, Sostratus of Cnidus, Jože Plečnik, and Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli.

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Among people born in 1925, Robert Venturi ranks 48Before him are Ernst Happel, Milton Obote, Sam Peckinpah, Oona O'Neill, Luciano Berio, and Gerald Durrell. After him are Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Jacques Delors, George Kennedy, Roy J. Glauber, Barbara Bush, and Simon van der Meer. Among people deceased in 2018, Robert Venturi ranks 33Before him are Jin Yong, Stéphane Audran, Lys Assia, Richard E. Taylor, Paul Allen, and Jamal Khashoggi. After him are Francis Lai, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Roy J. Glauber, Bernard Lewis, V. S. Naipaul, and Gudrun Burwitz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Venturi ranks 863 out of 18,182Before him are John J. Pershing (1860), Lynn Margulis (1938), Jason Robards (1922), Kris Kristofferson (1936), John Lithgow (1945), and John Archibald Wheeler (1911). After him are James Woods (1947), Linda Hamilton (1956), Linda Hunt (1945), Karl Malden (1912), Irwin Rose (1926), and Norman Rockwell (1894).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Robert Venturi ranks 7Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Louis Sullivan (1856), Richard Meier (1934), Philip Johnson (1906), Buckminster Fuller (1895), and Minoru Yamasaki (1912). After him are Peter Eisenman (1932), Charles Eames (1907), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Adrian Smith (1944), and Nicholas Negroponte (1943).