- Historic Sites
DECEPTIVELY SIMPLE IN NAME AND FORM, an icon of postmodernism comes wrapped in centuries of architectural history
July/august 1996 | Volume 47, Issue 4
To Robert Venturi history seems to have come full circle. Not only is less a bore, but more is a bore too. Rising beyond mere theoretical concerns, he insists that the architect be alert above all to the requirements of context and listen to the stories that facades can tell.