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Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

£140.00

ISBN: 9781838661908
Artist(s): Various
Format: hardback
Edition: 2nd
Year published: 2020
Publisher: Phaidon
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 568
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout

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A landmark survey of one of architecture’s most controversial yet popular styles – in a great, new, classic edition

The Brutalist aesthetic is enjoying a renaissance – and this book documents Brutalism as never before. In the most wide-ranging investigation ever undertaken into one of architecture’s most powerful movements, more than 850 Brutalist buildings – existing and demolished, classic and contemporary – are organized geographically into nine continental regions.

Much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond – 102 countries in all, proving that Brutalism was, and continues to be, a truly international architectural phenomenon.

Includes twentieth-century masters such as Marcel Breuer, Lina Bo Bardi, Le Corbusier, Carlo Scarpa, Ernö Goldfinger, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, and Paul Rudolph. Contemporary architects featured include Alvaro Siza, Coop Himmelb(l)au, David Chipperfield, Herzog & de Meuron, Jean Nouvel, SANAA, OMA, Renzo Piano, Tadao Ando, and Zaha Hadid.  Now out of print. Scarce. Fine copy

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