Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

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This is the only book to thoroughly document the world's finest examples of Brutalist architecture. More than 850 buildings - existing and demolished, classic and contemporary - are organized geographically into nine continental regions.

878 Buildings, 798 Architects, 102 Countries, 9 World Regions, 1 Style BRUTALISM

Presented in an oversized format with a specially bound case with three-dimensional finishes, 1000 beautiful duotone photographs throughout bring the graphic strength, emotional power, and compelling architectural presence of Brutalism to life.

From 20th century masters to contemporary architects, much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond - 104 countries in all.

Twentieth-century masters included in the book: Marcel Breuer, Lina Bo Bardi, Le Corbusier, Carlo Scarpa, Ern Goldfinger, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Oscar Niemeyer, and Paul Rudolph.

Contemporary architects featured include Peter Zumthor, Alvaro Siza, Coop Himmelb(l)au, David Chipperfield, Diller and Scofidio, Herzog & de Meuron, Jean Nouvel, SANAA, OMA, Renzo Piano, Tadao Ando, and Zaha Hadid.

From the publisher of This Brutal World.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 560 pages
  • 246.38 x 347.98 x 43.18mm | 3,401.94g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 500 schwarz-weiße und 1200 farbige Abbildungen
  • 071487566X
  • 9780714875668
  • 188,357

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"Brutalism was mocked and misunderstood. But it produced some of the most sublime, awe-inspiring buildings on the planet."--Jonathan Meades, BBC TV

"Brutalist architecture arouses passion and fury in equal measure."--Financial Times

"It is damned by its name which comes from the French, b ton brut, or raw concrete, but we use the same word (Brut) to describe Champagne and this perhaps sums up the dichotomy at the heart of this style."--Financial Times
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Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors
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