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Atlas of brutalist architecture / commissioning editor, Virginia McLeod ; project editor, Clare Churly.

Contributor(s): Churly, Clare [editor.] | McLeod, Virginia [editor.].
Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon Press, 2018Description: 559 pages : illustrations, maps ; 35 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780714875668.Subject(s): 1900-1999 | Architecture, Modern -- 20th century | Brutalism (Architecture) | Brutalism (Architecture) -- Pictorial worksDDC classification:
Contents:
Brutalist Architecture Past, Present, Future -- State of Brutalist Architecture -- North America -- Central America -- South America -- Europe West -- Europe East -- Middle East -- Africa -- Asia -- Australasia.
Summary: 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. 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?o 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Brutalist Architecture Past, Present, Future -- State of Brutalist Architecture -- North America -- Central America -- South America -- Europe West -- Europe East -- Middle East -- Africa -- Asia -- Australasia.

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. 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?o 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.

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