architectural styles

brutalism

Brutalism is a style with an emphasis on materials, textures and construction, producing highly expressive forms.

Perhaps the most divisive movement in architecture, Brutalism - a style characterized by a predominance of exposed concrete - is adored by some and abhorred by others.

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A BRUTALIST BUILDING

  1. Rough unfinished surfaces
  2. Unusual shapes
  3. Heavy-looking materials
  4. Massive forms
  5. Small windows in relation to the other parts