Denise Scott Brown, (born as Denise Lakofski) (Nkana, Rhodesia, October 3rd 1931) is a postmodern architect, urbanist, writer and teacher. Expert in urban and educational planning at universities such as Berkeley, Yale and Harvard, she wrote in 1972 in collaboration with Robert Venturi and Steven Izenour Learning from Las Vegas: the forgotten symbolism of architectural form, one of the mo...read more
American architect Denise Scott Brown is being honored with the 2018 Soane Medal for her “ideas and work as architect, planner, urbanist, theorist, writer and educator have had a global influence, transforming thinking about architecture and cities”.
The Sir John Soane's Museum organizes a conference that recognizes architects, writers or artists who have been recognized in the field of architecture to explain the public in the influence of architecture in our environment. She will be recognized during an evening event at London's National Gallery on October 17, which will include a presentation of her hour-long lecture that was pre-recorded in her home in Philadelphia, accompanied by rarely seen photographs.