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January 17, 2013

A brutal teacher, but you learn fast

Six embattled Brutalist icons.

Brutalism, as a style of building, doesn’t try to endear itself to the public, which is why, perhaps, it’s consistently shunned by it. Sure, Brutalist architecture is difficult to love; it can be alienating, it’s overly large, and it refuses to back down. But when you fall for it, you fall hard.

Related thought: Sevon iconic skylines that almost looked ridiculous (via Five Feet of Fury).

Posted by Ghost of a flea at January 17, 2013 05:47 AM