Tag: Postmodernism

Postmodern architecture: TV-am television studios, London by Terry Farrell

Postmodern architecture: TV-am television studios, London by Terry Farrell

Pomo summer: as one of the few architects that didn't shy away from being labelled a Postmodernist, Terry Farrell is responsible for some of the UK's first and most important examples of the style. In the latest instalment from our Postmodernism series, we look at his television studios for TV-am, which featured a Japanese temple, a Mesopotamian ziggurat and 11 rooftop eggcups (+ slideshow). More »

Postmodern architecture: Vanna Venturi House, Philadelphia by Robert Venturi

Postmodern architecture: Vanna Venturi House, Philadelphia by Robert Venturi

Pomo summer: when American architect Robert Venturi designed a home for his mother in the late 1950s, he reinterpreted the archetypal suburban house as a contemporary architectural statement. Its influence was so great, it is now credited as the first Postmodern building, and is the next in our summer season on Postmodernism. More »