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Petition: Denise Scott Brown Was More Than Just Robert Venturi’s Wife

Denise Scott Brown

The Strip seen from the desert, with Denise Scott Brown in the foreground, 1966. Photograph: Robert Venturi © Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates, Inc., Philadelphia.

The renowned Philadelphia-based architecture firm Venturi Scott Brown Associates has always had something of a gender complex. Founded and guided by the married partnership of Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi, the firm was often covered in the press and within architecture circles with a primary emphasis on Venturi. In part, this was generational, but some contend it leaves Venturi with the more recognizable legacy–despite the fact that Scott Brown continues to work.

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