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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 499,000 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Robert Venturi is the 61st most popular architect (down from 59th in 2019), the 706th most popular biography from United States (down from 619th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Architect.

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

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

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Among ARCHITECTS

Among architects, Robert Venturi ranks 61 out of 424Before him are Isidore of Miletus, Philip Johnson, François Mansart, Richard Rogers, Álvaro Siza Vieira, and Aldo Rossi. After him are Bruno Taut, Louis Le Vau, Erich Mendelsohn, Domenico Fontana, Louis Kahn, and Arnolfo di Cambio.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Robert Venturi ranks 41Before him are Frantz Fanon, Maya Plisetskaya, Rod Steiger, Paul Mauriat, Peter Brook, and Robert Altman. After him are Oona O'Neill, Sam Peckinpah, Luciano Berio, George Kennedy, Bert Hellinger, and Andrea Camilleri. Among people deceased in 2018, Robert Venturi ranks 25Before him are Burt Reynolds, Lys Assia, Paul Allen, France Gall, Billy Graham, and Jin Yong. After him are Ursula K. Le Guin, Arto Paasilinna, Francis Lai, Hubert de Givenchy, Arvid Carlsson, and Barbara Bush.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Venturi ranks 706 out of 15,968Before him are Hugh Everett III (1930), Stephen Covey (1932), Robert H. Goddard (1882), Matt Groening (1954), James Tobin (1918), and John Carpenter (1948). After him are David Copperfield (1956), John Searle (1932), Omar Bradley (1893), William Saroyan (1908), Kim Novak (1933), and Tippi Hedren (1930).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Robert Venturi ranks 6Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Louis Sullivan (1856), Buckminster Fuller (1895), Richard Meier (1934), and Philip Johnson (1906). After him are Peter Eisenman (1932), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Charles Eames (1907), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), and Cedric Gibbons (1893).