How Robert Venturi Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Robert Venturi reached the astounding age of 93 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous architect.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Architect who designed Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. Known for saying, ‘Less is a bore,’ a take-off on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s ‘Less is more,’ a statement with which he adamantly disagreed.

He graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University in 1947 and obtained his M.F.A. in 1950. He spent two years in Europe after winning the American Academy in Rome’s Rome Prize Fellowship in 1954.

He received the Pritzker Prize in 1991 and requested that his wife and collaborator, Denise Scott Brown, be included with him, but the Pritzker Prize jury ultimately refused.

How did Robert Venturi die?

He was 93. The cause was complications of Alzheimer’s disease, his son, James Venturi, an urban planner, said.

Information about the death of Robert Venturi
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death93 years
BirthdayJune 25, 1925
Death dateSeptember 18, 2018
Place of deathPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of burialN/A


"Less is a bore."

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"It was very unusual to employ prettiness as part of a building."

Robert VenturiRobert Venturi Died Cause of Death