Brutalism Is Back

In architecture, that is. Many think it’s hideous, but I’m a fan. According to Jessica Stewart at My Modern Met

Known for its use of functional reinforced concrete and steel, modular elements, and utilitarian feel, Brutalist architecture was primarily used for institutional buildings. Imposing and geometric, Brutalist buildings have a graphic quality that is part of what makes them so appealing today. The word Brutalist doesn’t come from the architecture’s fortress-like stature, but from the raw concrete its often made from—béton brut.

Full article here; and over here, you can find 10 icons of Brutalism.

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