ARC236 Lecture 9 (Week 10).docx

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Department
Architecture Studies
Course
ARC236H1
Professor
Andrew( Andy) Dicks
Semester
Summer

Description
3/28/2013 6:35:00 AM Sign has 2 parts: the signifier and the signified Robert Venturi  Venturi, like Baird and Jenks, forwards a critique of modernism in which he accuses architecture of having evacuated the problem of meaning, the complexity and contradictory nature of architectural signification. Buildings produce meaningful effects, but the language of a contract for instance is much more finite, buildings are complex, open ended and left for the audience to perceive in whatever way their mind drafts them to
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