Sin City Embellishment: Expressive or Kitsch?
8 monthes ago - By Arch Daily
Randy's Donuts shop and sign by Extra Medium. Image via 99 Percent Invisible
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. The two architects developed the curious design distinction between a “duck” and a “decorated shed”, depending on the building's decorative form. In his essay for 99% Invisible , Lessons from Sin City: The Architecture of...
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