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Robert Venturi, postmodernist architect, dies at 93

Sep. 20, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Architect Robert Venturi, who rejected austere modern design and instead ushered in postmodern complexity with the dictum "Less is a bore," has died. He was 93. His family released a statement on his firm's website saying Venturi died at home in Philadelphia on Tuesday after a brief...

Committee picks design for Sandy Hook victims memorial

Aug. 8, 2018 4:53 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A committee in Newtown, Connecticut, has chosen a design for a permanent memorial to honor the pupils and educators killed in the 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. The special town commission chose a design by San Francisco-based architecture and design firm SWA. It...