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Male, US, born 1925-06-25, died 2018-09-18

Associated with the firms network

Venturi and Rauch, Architects; Venturi and Short, Architects; Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown, Architects and Planners; Venturi, Scott Brown, and Associates, Architects and Planners


Professional History

Résumé

Designer, Oscar Stonorov, Architect, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1950

Designer, Eero Saarinen and Associates, Bloomfield Hills, MI, c. 1952-1953.

Designer, Louis I. Kahn, Architect, Philadelphia, PA.

Partner, Venturi and Short, Architects, Philadelpahi, PA, 1960-1964.

Partner, Venturi and Rauch, Architects, Philadelphia, PA, 1964-1967

Partner, Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown, Architects and Planners, Philadelphia, PA, 1967-1979.

Partner, Venturi and Scott Brown Associates, Architects and Planners, Philadelphia, PA, 1980-2018.

Teaching

Teaching Assistant/ Instructor / Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1959-1967.

Visiting Lecturer, Yale University, New Haven, CT, c. 1965.

Visiting Lecturer (with Denise Scott Brown), Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2003.

Professional Activities

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Professional Awards

Recipient, Rome Prize Fellowship, American Academy, Rome, Italy, 1954-1956. Venturi applied for the Rome Prize in 1952, 1953 and 1954, winning it only on his third application.

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA).

Recipient, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1983.

Recipient, Pritzker Architecture Prize, Hyatt Foundation, Chicago, IL, 1991.

Fellow, American Academy, Rome, Italy.

Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY.

Honorary Fellow, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Recipient (with Denise Scott Brown), AIA Gold Medal, 2016.

Education

College

B.A., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1947.

M.F.A., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1950.

American Academy, Rome, Italy, 1954-1956.

College Awards

Recipient, D'Amato Prize in Architecture, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1947.

Inductee, Phi Beta Kappa, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1947.

Personal

Relocation

Venturi passed away due to complications related to Alzheimer's Disease.

Spouse

He wed Denise Scott Brown, (née Denise Lakofski, born 10/03/1931 in Nkana, Northern Rhodesia) architect and urban planner, on07/23/1967 in Santa Monica, CA. She had been married previously (1955-1959) to Robert Scott Brown (d. 1959).

Children

He and Denise Scott Brown had one son, James Venturi (born c. 1972). James Venturi would become a filmmaker.


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