Robert Charles Venturi Jr. (Philadelphia, 25 June 1925 - Philadelphia, 18 September 2018) was an American architect, one of the leading exponents of the postmodern current.
After graduating from Princeton University in 1947, he obtained a master's degree there (M.F.A.). From 1950 to 1954 he collaborated in Oskar Stonorov's Philadelphia studio. Venturi then won a scholarship from the American Academy in Rome where he stayed from 1954 to 1956. He collaborated with Eero Saarinen and Louis Kahn before opening his own studio in 1958. ..... Wikipedia ... >>