Beauty of Brutalism

Brutalism –  I have always loved this type of architecture for its combination of social progressiveness, abstract form, toned down colours and weighty monumentalism. It’s sad how so many great works have been destroyed. At least Preston still has its bus station!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1CPtMYghnVMJVv1YphFrWDc/the-brutalist-divide-concrete-monsters-or-architectural-icons

Eco-pioneers in the 1970s: how aerospace workers tried to save their jobs – and the planet

Eco-pioneers in the 1970s: how aerospace workers tried to save their jobs – and the planet

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/oct/14/lucas-aerospace-1970s-plan-documentary-eco-pioneers?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Tweet from #SOSBrutalism (@SOSBrutalism), at 4 Feb, 17:26

They love their church! – German news about Förderer’s Peace Church in Mohnheim:
https://t.co/IcKSstJh40

Also in our database:
https://t.co/HkMe8FPhU4
#sosbrutalism https://t.co/TdYg8HbMRo

Tweet from Municipal Dreams (@MunicipalDreams), at 4 Feb, 19:36

The Crescent, East Harling – experimental clay lump council housing of 1919-20 built for Norfolk County Council, designed by George J Skipper https://t.co/oHD7akX2Cp