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Old July 16th, 2010, 07:59 PM   #81
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Perhaps brutal but not really brutalism, most Brutalist buildings are not boxy, symetric or simple.

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Yes, Brutalism falls under the umbrella of Modernism
Officaly yes but there are some differences Brutalist buildings are not so functional, they are often overcomplicated with many ramps and stairs that sometimes seem to be used only for decoration. There are also some sort of concrete ornamentations so in a way it reminds more of pomo rather than classical modernism but with more taste.
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Old July 17th, 2010, 05:40 AM   #82
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Old July 17th, 2010, 03:38 PM   #83
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Le Corbusier - Cloister La Tourette


I swear I've seen this space used in many movies. In fact, it looks like a scene from one of the Star Trek movies where they're being court-martialed or some such...

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Old July 17th, 2010, 10:08 PM   #84
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Old July 18th, 2010, 02:25 PM   #85
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interesting, although i hate brutalist architecture
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Old July 18th, 2010, 02:28 PM   #86
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Old July 18th, 2010, 11:13 PM   #87
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Birmingham central library (soon to be demolished)





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Old July 18th, 2010, 11:27 PM   #88
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And in some 30-50 years people will regret it was demolished, the same way people are today regretting the destruction of many 19th century buildings....
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Old July 18th, 2010, 11:36 PM   #89
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Blok 23, New Belgrade


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Old July 19th, 2010, 12:25 AM   #90
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And in some 30-50 years people will regret it was demolished, the same way people are today regretting the destruction of many 19th century buildings....
Well the current library replaced the victorian one back in the 70s



and it's gonna be demolished now and replaced by this one....

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Old July 19th, 2010, 12:35 AM   #91
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It just keeps getting uglier and uglier.
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Old July 20th, 2010, 03:50 AM   #92
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My thought exactly.
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Old July 20th, 2010, 05:10 AM   #93
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Well the current library replaced the victorian one
and it's gonna be demolished now and replaced by this one....

Reminds me of this beauty...

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Old July 20th, 2010, 05:27 AM   #94
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Old July 20th, 2010, 05:49 AM   #95
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Hated it at first, especially when I found out that a whole terrace beautiful Georgian houses had to be buldozed to make way for it, but walking past it every day has made me appreciate it more and more It's quite elegant for a brutalist style, and I like the novelty of that
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Old July 21st, 2010, 11:51 PM   #98
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 06:02 PM   #99
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 07:06 PM   #100
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I usually don't like brutalist stuff but the Republic tower in Melbourne is one I like. Purely exposed concrete and black windows never looked so good
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