To celebrate one of the most important architectural texts of the 20th century, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its publication, three days of events to further explore the validity and contemporary influence of Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture by Robert Venturi, discussing its role within the current and complex panorama of architectural criticism. The program unfolds over three days: it starts with the symposium on Friday 4 November, followed by the debate on Saturday 5 November and finally, on Sunday 6 November, a guided tour of some of the places and works in Rome featured in Venturi’s book.
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, USA
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture is the first retrospective of Louis Kahn's work in two decades, presenting over 200 objects related to Kahn's selected buildings and projects.
The Museum will also present a symposium on Saturday 5th November 2016.