Category list : 1955
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Originally published in the AR in 1955
The New Brutalism by Reyner BanhamSubscription
In his seminal December 1955 essay Architectural Critic Reyner Banham attempts to codify the then emerging architectural movement of Brutalism
[Archive] Ian Nairn’s seminal polemic against banal suburban development
Ian Nairn’s Subtopia, from June 1955Subscription
This extract comes from the conclusion of Ian Nairn’s ‘Outrage’ in the AR June 1955. His manifesto for ‘the main-in-the-street’ is a searing critique of suburbia – or ‘Subtopia’ – which is as relevant now as it was when it was published