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A BAD YEAR FOR BRUTALISM On the preservation front the fight to

A BAD YEAR FOR BRUTALISM On the preservation front the fight to


On the preservation front, the fight to save Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Women's Hospital came to

1 of 8. Brutalist style

Robert C. Weaver Federal Building, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

There is an old saw that you don't want to preserve something you saw built, but that is certainly not true for me. I got a camera when I was eight and ...

Brutalist Architecture #architecture #brutalism Pinned by www.modlar.com

Here are 11 buildings representative of the brutalist movement which should be or should have been preserved:


Professor emeritus at Suffolk University, Harry Bartnick, proposes a sheath of glass for Boston's

Brutalist buildings: Park Hill, Sheffield by Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith

The building complex of Czechoslovak Television, Prague (socialist brutalism )

This structure shows that Brutalism can respectfully frame not only a variety of historic buildings but also human-scaled open spaces and the mixed-use ...

Weird Architecture – The Apartment Block With “Chicken Legs”

Le Corbusier's first Unité d'Habitation is arguably the most influential Brutalist building of all

The Geisel Library at the University of California San Diego. Image via CNN.

Standard Oil Research Laboratory, Richmond, California, 1966 (Gerald McCue)

La Casa del Portuale_Napoli - Aldo Rossi [1968-80]

The demolition of a brutalist-era car park behind London& Oxford Street has been approved to make way for a hotel designed by Eric Parry Architects.

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The concrete architecture of a few decades ago, once lauded, is now mostly viewed with scorn. Before we tear it down, we should consider what will be lost.

The five best Brutalist buildings in DC

It was essentially a huge shed or hangar, but the aesthetics of its design and engineering elevated it to a thing of raw beauty, and at the time a symbol of ...

Shakespeare and Lauderdale Towers, Barbican Centre

fuckyeahbrutalism: John J. Barton Apartments, Indianapolis,… #architecture # brutalism #

Hall of Nations at Pragati Maidan (Photo by Cyril Kuhn)

The Brutalist Buildings to Visit in Paris

The interior of the Langford Architecture Center at Texas A&M.

Althouse: "Preservationists say the building... is a classic example of Brutalist architecture that should be maintained for future generations."

Visvesvaraya Center.jpg Charles Correa: Visvesvaraya Center, Bangalore, Indien, 1974–

What remains of the Pirelli Tire Building, as seen from the Ikea parking lot in New Haven, CT.

The former headquarters of the American Press Institute in Reston, Va., was slated for demolition until a last-minute proposal from architecture enthusiasts ...

The stern frontage of the R. Woodgate Centre at MLC, Kew, is a prime example of brutalist architecture.

Berlin's brutalist architecture

The new Design Museum, formerly the Commonwealth Institute, on Kensington High Street in London

The “Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut”, a chapel located in Ronchamps, France and designed by the father of Brutalism Le Corbusier, is considered by UNESCO to ...

Robin Hood Gardens in London's East End are to be knocked down

Brutalist buildings: Habitat Montreal by Moshe Safdie

... Kyoto International Conference Center.jpg Sachio Otani: Kyoto International Conference Center (KICC)

Electric Waterfall

Libraries of EuropeLibraries of Europe - the Soviet-era brutalist National Library of ...

Ernő Goldfinger - Trellick Tower, London Photo: google

Retrofitting Brutalism: Peabody Terrace

Gallery of Unique Brutalism - Celebrating 35 Years of the Barbican - 2

Banco de Londres by Clorindo Testa in Buenos Aires

A tale of two brutalist housing estates: one thriving, one facing demolition | Housing Network | The Guardian

I for one, am glad that some of these buildings have been reserved and am eager to discover more of them.

An example, this picture ...

From towers to Toast Rack: the brutalists with concrete plans for Britain | Art and design | The Guardian

Le Corbusier's Chapel at Ronchamps - not quite Brutalism but getting there.

Electric Waterfall

Washington's brutalist structures

The forbidding appearance and confounding floor plans of Brutalist buildings have given rise to the persistent myth that they were designed to deter campus ...

Brutalist illustrations by Marta Colmenero for GoCompare


St. Agnes now König Gallerie in Berlin Photo: Google

It is an almost square box raised on a smaller base, and one of the more compact examples of exposed concrete, egg-crate facade structures from the 1970s.

Beautiful brutalism: why one Ottawa urbanist thinks concrete can't be beat | CBC News

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File photo of the 'Brutalist'-style Kotva Department Store, shortly after opening sometime in the 1970s.

It is an almost square box raised on a smaller base, and one of the more compact examples of exposed concrete, egg-crate facade structures from the 1970s.

Esto Gallery: Brutalism

Exterior of Columbus Occupational Health Association by Hugh Hardy/H3 (Courtesy H3)

City Hall sign pointing to City Hall

1 of 6; Trinity Square car park by Owen Luder

Refurb Renovation News Issue 28 - End of Year Review 2018 by News 4U Publishing - issuu

Preston Bus Station by Keith Ingham and Charles Wilson

The library building at the Medical University of South Carolina is an example of a 20th century Brutalist structure that uses tabby.

Boston's city hall is so unpopular that many mayors have wooed the public with promises to tear it down. It's still there.

Mechanic Theatre as seen from Hopkins Plaza

Conceptual drawings were presented by Paul Rudolph to the Board of Supervisors in 1963

Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation

Welnick Arcade Market, Phoenix

The good, the bad, and the ugly: AN's best preservation stories

The Prentice Women's Hospital, in Chicago, was the subject of a fierce preservation battle, even though, as the New York Times admitted at the time, ...

The ceiling of the Brutalist-inspired Mc Pherson Square Metro Station, located in Washington, DC, mimics the style of the Parthenon in Rome.

... that ...

Ernö Goldfinger's icon of brutalist architecture Balfron Tower on 31st August 2016, the day its final residents left ahead of refurbishment (pic: ...

McMahon Hall, a University of Washington dormitory, is under study and could be demolished

V&A acquires segment of Robin Hood Gardens council estate

Brutalist library by Ralph Rapson to be saved and renovated in Minneapolis

Polished concrete floors or terrazzo are making a comeback. Once the preserve of schools and hospitals, concrete is finding its way into homes.

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David Clipsham kindly put much time into organising a day of presentations with the TNA's developers, digitization experts and digital archivists.

It is an almost perfect example of sterile, dehumanizing, soul-killing, boring hack-work. It even lacks the authority projected by the 1929 City Hall/County ...

The university says that repairing Dunelm House, in the shadow of Durham Cathedral, would

Another prominent department store in Prague's downtown area, the Družba, evokes a similar 1970s-era, "Brutalist" aesthetic. File photo.

The Revival of Brutalism in the UK and US: A Backlash Against Excess and Conspicuous Consumption

Atlanta Central Library

Demolition approved for Virginia's only Breuer building

One of the United States' preeminent Brutalism structures, the Yale Art and Architecture Building, designed by Paul Rudolph while he was the chair of Yale ...

But we're a fickle lot and, luckily for us, it seems that English Heritage has recognised the beauty that lies beneath the stern facade of Metro Central ...

AT&T Building.jpg John Carl Warnecke: AT&T Longlines Building (33 Thomas Street)

One can see what Hunstanton is made of, and how it works, and there is not another thing to see except the play of spaces.”****