Brutalism: Post-War British Architecture

ISBN: 9781847972309
Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Alexander Clement
Format: hardback
Year published: 2011
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Total Pages: 160
Illustrations: 150 colour photographs


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The term Brutalism is used to describe a form of architecture that appeared, mainly in Europe, from around 1945 – 1975. Uncompromisingly modern, this trend in architecture was both striking and arresting and, perhaps like no other style before or since, aroused extremes of emotion and debate. Some regarded Brutalist buildings as monstrous soulless structures of concrete, steel and glass, whereas others saw the genre as a logical progression, having its own grace and balance.


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