...a brilliant document of the times...a work which uses history knowledgeably, skillfully, and creatively: a rarity.(Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians)
...professionally informed, competitively astute, and perversely brilliant...(The Yale Review)
...these studies are brilliant...the kind of art history and theory that is rarely produced.(Ada Louis Huxtable The New York Times)
About the Author
Denise Scott Brown is a Founding Principal of Venturi, Scott, Brown, and Associates (VBSA) whose work and ideas have influenced generations of architects and planners.
Steven Izenour (1940-2001) was coauthor of Learning from Las Vegas (MIT Press, 1977) and a principal in the Philadelphia firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates, Inc (VSBA). His most noted projects at VSBA include Philadelphia's Basco showroom, the George D. Widener Memorial Treehouse at the Philadelphia Zoo, the Camden Children's Garden, and the house he designed for his parents in Stony Creek, Connecticut.