Brutalism


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Related to Brutalism: Bauhaus, Le Corbusier

Bru·tal·ism

 (bro͞ot′l-ĭz′əm)
n.
An architectural style of the mid-20th century characterized by massive or monolithic forms, usually of poured concrete and unrelieved by exterior decoration.

Bru′tal·ist adj. & n.

brutalism

(ˈbruːtəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Architecture) an austere style of architecture characterized by emphasis on such structural materials as undressed concrete and unconcealed service pipes. Also called: new brutalism
ˈbrutalist n, adj

Brutalism

an aggressive 20th-century style, usually in rough-textured and unfinished materials, that frankly exhibits both structural and mechanical systems.
See also: Architecture
Translations

brutalism

n (Archit) → Brutalismus m
References in classic literature ?
Oh, no," replied Monte Cristo; "I do not carry brutalism so far.
In sections on surface phenomena of the broad present, contested sites, and control and resistance, they consider such aspects as informatic brutalism, the uncanny of surveillance: architectures of hyperactive incapacity in Nikolaus Geyrhalter's Abendland and Falk Richter's Unter Eis, probing the terrain: architectures of control and uncertainty in the occupied Palestinian Territories, the Ellstorp Lot: an undefined urban landscape, city of control: Jose Padilha and the policing of Rio de Janeiro in Onibus 174 (Bus 174) and Tropa de Elite (EliteSquad), and advertising architecture and containers: the hidden world of logistics and spectacular architecture.
Fortunately, Pakistan was less known for this but came to attention after spine-chilling, horrifying rape and brutalism of 7-year-old girl Zainab Ansari.
Recent styles, such as brutalism or postmodernism, are appreciated by such numbers of aficionados as would have been inconceivable only a few years ago.
He has written and performed in many television films on predominantly architectural and topographical subjects such as plotlands, garden cities, brutalism and megastructures, the utopian avoidance of right angles, Belgium, the Baltic, French identity, and the architecture of Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini.
A movement to save Brutalism, emerging out of the larger effort to save modernism, has allocated significant resources toward preservation of such buildings.
Are we being brutally unfair to brutalism or overly critical of some fine examples of architecture?
Some architects tried to avoid the problem of changing tastes by designing structures devoid of decoration, in a style called "concrete brutalism.
Age and physical status is no criteria, as young as 14 years and as old as 80 years earn the wrath of Indian brutalism and the judicial apathy with its slow peace, keep them confined for years together.
Her photograph of the facade of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) building stems from her recent research into the aesthetics of Brutalism.
We have to end this mindless thing of brutalism and ISIS 'yan eh.
The resistance leaders said that the Kashmiris had been fighting the Indian aggression and brutalism for decades and now they were facing do or die situation.