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Concrete concept : brutalist buildings around the world /

by Beanland, Christopher.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2016Description: 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780711237643; 0711237646.Subject(s): Brutalism (Architecture) | Brutalism (Architecture) -- Pictorial works | Architecture, Modern -- 20th century
Contents:
Introduction -- An A-Z of brutalist architecture / by Jonathan Meades --
Unite d'Habitation, Marseille, France -- University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia -- MASP and SESC Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil -- 33 Thomas Street (formerly AT&T Long Lines Building), New York City, USA -- Habitat 67, Montreal, Canada -- La Pyramide, Abidjan, Ivory Coast -- Torres Blancas, Madrid, Spain -- Cultural Centre of The Philippines, Manila, The Philippines -- Couvent Sainte-Marie de la Tourette, Eveux, France -- Nathan Phillips Square and Toronto City Hall, Toronto, Canada -- Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall and National Theatre, London, England -- CCSS, San Jose, Costa Rica -- Banco de Londres y America del Sur, Buenos Aires, Argentina -- 9 (formerly the Cleveland Trust Tower), Cleveland, USA -- Birmingham Central Library, Birmingham, England -- Wotruba Church, Vienna, Austria -- Marina City, Chicago, USA -- Palacio da Justica, Brasilia, Brazil -- Flaine, Haute-Savoie, France -- British Embassy, Rome, Italy -- Munich Olympic Village and Park, Munich, Germany -- Skopje Post Office, Skopje, Macedonia -- Preston Bus Station, Preston, England -- Washington DC Metro, Washington, DC, USA -- Aula at Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands -- Centre Jean Hachette, Ivry-sur-Seine, France -- Pilgrimage Church, Velbert-Neviges, Germany -- Government Service Center, Boston, USA -- Soviet Embassy, Havana, Cuba -- Geisel Library, UC San Diego, San Diego, USA -- Palace of Assembly, Chandigarh, India -- Orange County Government Center, Goshen, USA -- Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa -- Birmingham New Street Signal Box, Birmingham, England -- Beehive, Wellington, New Zealand -- Ulster Museum Extension, Belfast, Northern Ireland -- Moore Street Electricity Substation and Park Hill Estate, Sheffield, England -- Nichinan Cultural Centre, Nichinan, Japan -- Balfron Tower and Trellick Tower, London, England -- Palacio de Justica, Lisbon, Portugal -- Busto Arsizio Technical College, Busto Arsizio, Italy -- Gravelly Hill Interchange (formerly Spaghetti Junction), Birmingham, England -- University of East Anglia, Norwich, England -- Barbican, London, England -- Met Breuer, New York City, USA -- Leeds University, Leeds, England -- Robin Hood Gardens, London, England -- Bank of Georgia (formerly Ministry of Transport), Tbilisi, Georgia -- Yale Art & Architecture Building, New Haven, USA -- Maria-Magdalena Church, Freiburg, Germany.
Summary: A pictorial tour of the world's most impressive, celebrated and controversial brutalist buildings.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- An A-Z of brutalist architecture / by Jonathan Meades --

01. Unite d'Habitation, Marseille, France -- 02. University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia -- 03. MASP and SESC Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil -- 04. 33 Thomas Street (formerly AT&T Long Lines Building), New York City, USA -- 05. Habitat 67, Montreal, Canada -- 06. La Pyramide, Abidjan, Ivory Coast -- 07. Torres Blancas, Madrid, Spain -- 08. Cultural Centre of The Philippines, Manila, The Philippines -- 09. Couvent Sainte-Marie de la Tourette, Eveux, France -- 10. Nathan Phillips Square and Toronto City Hall, Toronto, Canada -- 11. Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall and National Theatre, London, England -- 12. CCSS, San Jose, Costa Rica -- 13. Banco de Londres y America del Sur, Buenos Aires, Argentina -- 14. 9 (formerly the Cleveland Trust Tower), Cleveland, USA -- 15. Birmingham Central Library, Birmingham, England -- 16. Wotruba Church, Vienna, Austria -- 17. Marina City, Chicago, USA -- 18. Palacio da Justica, Brasilia, Brazil -- 19. Flaine, Haute-Savoie, France -- 20. British Embassy, Rome, Italy -- 21. Munich Olympic Village and Park, Munich, Germany -- 22. Skopje Post Office, Skopje, Macedonia -- 23. Preston Bus Station, Preston, England -- 24. Washington DC Metro, Washington, DC, USA -- 25. Aula at Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands -- 26. Centre Jean Hachette, Ivry-sur-Seine, France -- 27. Pilgrimage Church, Velbert-Neviges, Germany -- 28. Government Service Center, Boston, USA -- 29. Soviet Embassy, Havana, Cuba -- 30. Geisel Library, UC San Diego, San Diego, USA -- 31. Palace of Assembly, Chandigarh, India -- 32. Orange County Government Center, Goshen, USA -- 33. Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa -- 34. Birmingham New Street Signal Box, Birmingham, England -- 35. Beehive, Wellington, New Zealand -- 36. Ulster Museum Extension, Belfast, Northern Ireland -- 37. Moore Street Electricity Substation and Park Hill Estate, Sheffield, England -- 38. Nichinan Cultural Centre, Nichinan, Japan -- 39. Balfron Tower and Trellick Tower, London, England -- 40. Palacio de Justica, Lisbon, Portugal -- 41. Busto Arsizio Technical College, Busto Arsizio, Italy -- 42. Gravelly Hill Interchange (formerly Spaghetti Junction), Birmingham, England -- 43. University of East Anglia, Norwich, England -- 44. Barbican, London, England -- 45. Met Breuer, New York City, USA -- 46. Leeds University, Leeds, England -- 47. Robin Hood Gardens, London, England -- 48. Bank of Georgia (formerly Ministry of Transport), Tbilisi, Georgia -- 49. Yale Art & Architecture Building, New Haven, USA -- 50. Maria-Magdalena Church, Freiburg, Germany.

A pictorial tour of the world's most impressive, celebrated and controversial brutalist buildings.

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