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Brutalist architecture is a style of architecture which flourished from the
1950s to the mid 1970s, spawned from the modernist architectural movement.
Boston City Hall, part of Government Center, Boston, Massachusetts
(Gerhardt Kallmann and N. Michael McKinnell, 1969). The structure illustrates
typical (but not necessary) Brutalist characteristics such as top-heavy massing,
the use of slender base supports, and the sculptural use of raw concrete.
Trellick Tower, London, 1966-1972,
designed by Ernő Goldfinger.
The architectural style known as
Brutalism or The New Brutalism is
more related to the theoretical reform
of the CIAM than to "béton brut“ raw,
Strong bold shapes composed
Reinforced concrete structures expressed
Largeness of scale, strong, muscular
Off form concrete construction
Large areas of blank wall
Brick work and stone
Diagonal, sloping or strong curved elements
contrasting with horizontal and vertical
The Interior of the Phillips Exeter Academy
Library, 1965-1971, by Louis Kahn.
The building of the National
bank of Macedonia.
Many stations of the Washington
Metro system display Brutalist
The Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban (National
Assembly Building of Bangladesh),
1961-1981, by Louis Kahn.
The Roger Stevens Building at
the University of Leeds is the
centre piece to a large complex of
Brutalist buildings connected by
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