The disavowal of blighted Brutalist structures is a rejection of the unconditional love of imperfection.
For a new map published by Blue Crow Media, Chicago-based architect Iker Gil has selected over 50 examples of concrete and Brutalist buildings across the city and its suburbs to highlight.
SOS Brutalism is the first global survey of Brutalist architecture from the 1950s to ’70s, and is a rallying cry for preserving these concrete structures.
The newly renovated Orange County Government Center is a special type of building that makes you want to scream.
The Brutalist Paris Map plots 40 sites of postwar architecture in Paris that are far off the well-trod tourist path.
By crafting tiny paper replicas of brutalist London buildings, the design studio Zupagrafika encourages a better appreciation for concrete architecture.
Even while major Brutalist structures face preservation issues — like Marcel Breuer’s Central Library in Atlanta, whose fate is being decided now — the aesthetic of these concrete-based buildings continues to gain in popularity.
The monolithic concrete that forms some of our most creative 20th-century architectural heritage is in danger of disappearing.
At the 11th hour, a British heritage organization has renewed a bid to save a major Brutalist building from destruction.
MONTGOMERY, NY — Noted Modernist architect Paul Rudolph’s beautiful, historically significant, so-called “Brutalist” Orange County Government Center in Goshen, NY, will be rehabilitated and turned into the seat of government for Orange County once again.
Few cities can rival Chicago for architectural masterpieces, but the past year hasn’t been stellar for preservation. Destruction of the Brutalist Prentice Women’s Hospital started in October, and last week a demolition permit was granted for the mid-century modern Cuneo Memorial Hospital.
Just before they were turned to rubble, Chris Mottalini photographed Paul Rudolph-designed homes in their final decay.