The Architect of Excellence is a book about the life of a great architect – Robert Venturi. It was written by his wife, Denise Scott Brown. It is one of the most influential books in architecture history.The title "THE ARCHITECT OF EXCELLENCE" has a meaning that can be interpreted from different perspectives and it can be used in different ways. One meaning may be "the best". Another may be "the most important" or "the most valuable". The book could be seen as an example for how to write description for books and what techniques need to be used so that one can describe such books effectively without exaggeration or overstatement.