Scott-Brown, Denise (1931–)

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Scott-Brown, Denise (1931–)

American architect. Name variations: Denise Scott Brown. Born 1931 in Nkana, Zambia; m. Robert Scott-Brown; m. Robert Venturi, 1967.

Studied at University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, Architectural Association, London, and University of Pennsylvania; taught urban planning at various institutions in US and developed studio classes at Yale that combined architecture, media studies, and social sciences; with Venturi and Steven Izenour, wrote Learning from Las Vegas (1972); joined Venturi's architectural firm (1967) and with colleagues developed plans for major urban centers and institutions; projects include Denver Civic Center Cultural Complex.