What is: Brutalism?

What is: Brutalism?

One might consider Brutalism as the 'marmite' of architectural history: it is a style that is systematically loathed and revered. HRH Prince Charles once compared one of the icons of Brutalism, Britain's National Theatre, to a nuclear power station. A strong reaction to the hulking concrete edifice... But is that the point?

Learn about some of the key facets and figures of Brutalist history with Professor Richard J. Williams.

Time Period:

20th century

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