Posts Tagged ‘Venturi Scott Brown’

New Exhibition Gives Movement To The Philadelphia School

New Exhibition Gives Movement To The Philadelphia School

March 17, 2017  |  Buzz

Two fans of Modernism re-evaluate architectural history with the exhibition, "What Was the Philadelphia School?" > more

When Modernism Took A Pew At St. Francis De Sales

When Modernism Took A Pew At St. Francis De Sales

June 12, 2015  |  Vantage

St. Francis de Sales church on 47th and Springfield broke from tradition in the late 1960's when former pastor Father John McNamee hired Venturi Scott Brown to re-conceptualize the sanctuary's altar with a dramatic Modern design. The experiment was too radical for most and was taken down within a year. Dan Papa has the background on the controversial project and gives an exclusive look inside the stunning sacred space > more

Benjamin Franklin Museum Opens This Weekend, Free Of Its Old Quirks

Benjamin Franklin Museum Opens This Weekend, Free Of Its Old Quirks

August 21, 2013  |  News

The brand new Benjamin Franklin Museum opens on Saturday. Bicentennial baby Brad Maule finds the charm of its predecessor missing from the sleek new museum > more

Venturi's Guild House: 50 Years Of Everyday Extraordinary Design

Venturi’s Guild House: 50 Years Of Everyday Extraordinary Design

July 29, 2013  |  Vantage

Fifty years out, Robert Venturi's landmark Guild House still receives mixed reviews—just as Venturi might have it. Jason Lempieri provides his architectural insight of the landmark building (on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places since 2004) after its first century > more

Fleisher Architecture Memorial: Remembering The Woman Who Crafted The Parkway House, 60 Years Later

Fleisher Architecture Memorial: Remembering The Woman Who Crafted The Parkway House, 60 Years Later

April 16, 2013  |  Vantage

On the Ben Franklin Parkway, a benchmark building by one of Philadelphia's first female architects is about to turn 60. Fátima Olivieri tells its story. > more