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Guided tour

Downtown Denise Scott Brown

Wed 12.12.2018, 17:30-18:30
a orange and white building without windows

The parallel elements of the Provincial Capitol Building in Toulouse, realised by VSBA in 1999, form a "civic street"
© Photograph: Matt Wargo

‘Downtown Denise Scott Brown’ celebrates Scott Brown’s ideas and impact by creating an ersatz urban environment in the Architekturzentrum Wien’s exhibition hall – a fantasy fountain square with imaginary shops and signs celebrating the wide universe of Scott Brown’s life and work. Exuberant ‘shop windows’ display archival objects, photographs, collages, quotations, plans, and videos. The exhibition’s focus spans from her childhood in Africa to her travels around the world – from her photographs, writings, and ground-breaking studies like Learning from Las Vegas to her urban planning, advocacy, and architectural work on four continents. Immerse yourself in Scott Brown’s fascinating life and ideas!

Concept and design: Jeremy Tenenbaum with Denise Scott Brown

Curators: Angelika Fitz, Katharina Ritter

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