1. Architecture popular with the public.
2. Buildings the forms of which suggest their function, such as a shoe-shaped shoe-shop; also called ‘bizarre’, ‘illegitimate’, ‘programmatic’, or ‘roadside’ architecture. Venturi has included ‘autoscape’ architecture of the large illuminated advertisements common in the USA in the pop-architecture category.
3. Work influenced by popular architecture, or responding to High Tech and Archigram-promoted images.
J. J. C. Andrews (1985);
Architectural Review, cxxxii/785 (July 1962), 43–6;
RIBA Journal (Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects), lxxii/3 (Mar. 1965), 142–3;
R. Venturi (1966, 1996);
R. Venturi et al. (1977);
Vostell & and Higgins (1969)
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