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Category list : Brutalism

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  • Troubles in Theory V

    Troubles in Theory V: the Brutalist moment(s)Subscription

    Thinkpiece30 January, 2014

    From the Smithsons’ claim to have originally coined the term, to its alleged incarnation in the béton brut of Le Corbusier’s Unités, the provenance of New Brutalism, seen as a corrective to ‘soft’ Modernism, is as problematic as what it stood for: ethic or aesthetic?

  • Reyner Banham

    The New Brutalism by Reyner BanhamSubscription

    Thinkpiece27 July, 2010

    In his seminal December 1955 essay Architectural Critic Reyner Banham attempts to codify the then emerging architectural movement of Brutalism

  • Reyner banham 3 ar isabel albertos web

    Reyner Banham (1922 -1988)Subscription

    Thinkpiece4 June, 2019

    The gas-fitter’s son from Norwich with sartorial flair and a way with words was on a mission to reanimate what he saw as a somewhat freeze-dried architectural Modernism with the fabled white heat of technology

  • Habitat 67 moshe safdie montreal canada

    Revisit: Habitat 67 in Montreal, Canada, by Moshe SafdieSubscription

    Buildings8 May, 2018

    The articulation of a sophisticated social ambition through a complex physical arrangement has stood the test of time

  • 1981 BostonCityHall byLebovich8 HABS MA1176

    Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New BostonSubscription

    Thinkpiece20 May, 2016

    Brutalism is certainly having a moment

  • Habitat67 architecturalreview aug1967 147 close up

    From the archive: Moshe Safdie's Habitat 67 in Montreal, CanadaSubscription

    Buildings1 August, 1967

    The pilot exercise of Habitat houses, featured in AR August 1967 has resulted in one of the outstanding successes of Expo 67

  • Paris

    Competition: Montparnasse Tower retrofit, ParisSubscription

    Competition3 July, 2016

    An open international competition has been launched for a €300 million overhaul of Paris’ opinion-splitting Montparnasse Tower (Deadline: 13 July)

  • Reyner Banham's Brutalist clarion call appeared in these pages in 1955: the conference, however, passed over Brutalism's birthplace

    Brute forces in BerlinSubscription

    Thinkpiece28 May, 2012

    A two-day conference in Berlin explored the international incarnations of Brutalism but didn’t quite manage a definition

  • brutalism map

    Brutalism on tourSubscription

    Thinkpiece16 April, 2016

    The Brutalist London map may propagate a landmark approach to the city, but it has a clear pedagogical potential

  • Index

    A Taste for Brutalism: Concrete Poetry with Jonathan MeadesSubscription

    Thinkpiece3 March, 2014

    Jonathan Meades’ defiant defence of Brutalism in his recent BBC4 series is a much needed change from televised architectural travelogues

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