Denise Scott Brown

Sin City Embellishment: Expressive or Kitsch?

Though the Las Vegas Strip may be garish to some, with its borderline intrusive décor and “pseudo-historical” architecture, some professional architects, most notably Robert Venturi and Denise Scott-Brown, have become captivated by the “ornamental-symbolic elements” the buildings present.

Denise Scott Brown

2003 SEGD Fellow

Denise Scott Brown is an architect, planner, urban designer, theorist, writer and educator. She supports a broadening of architecture to include ideas on multiculturalism, social concern and activism, Pop Art, popular culture, the everyday landscape; symbolism, iconography and context.

Denise Scott Brown, Venturi Scott Brown and Associates
Philadelphia, PA
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