This Brutal World

A curated collection of some of the most powerful and awe-inspiring Brutalist architecture ever built This Brutal World is a global survey of this compelling and much-admired style of architecture. It brings to light virtually unknown Brutalist architectural treasures from across the former eastern bloc and other far flung parts of the world. It includes works by some of the best contemporary architects including Zaha Hadid and David Chipperfield as well as by some of the master architects of the 20th century including Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Paul Rudolph and Marcel Breuer.

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 9780714871080
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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This Brutal World

This Brutal World
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Release : 23 May 2016
GET THIS BOOKThis Brutal World

A curated collection of some of the most powerful and awe-inspiring Brutalist architecture ever built This Brutal World is a global survey of this compelling and much-admired style of architecture. It brings to light virtually unknown Brutalist architectural treasures from across the former eastern bloc and other far flung parts of the world. It includes works by some of the best contemporary architects including Zaha Hadid and David Chipperfield as well as by some of the master architects of the 20

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture
  • Author : Phaidon Editors
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Release : 21 October 2020
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A landmark survey of one of architecture's most controversial yet popular styles -- in a great, new, classic edition The Brutalist aesthetic is enjoying a renaissance -- and this book documents Brutalism as never before. In the most wide-ranging investigation ever undertaken into one of architecture's most powerful movements, more than 850 Brutalist buildings -- existing and demolished, classic and contemporary -- are organized geographically into nine continental regions. Much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in

TIME-LIFE The Mob

TIME-LIFE The Mob
  • Author : The Editors of TIME-LIFE
  • Publisher : Time Inc. Books
  • Release : 29 September 2017
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Inside the brutal world of the mafia The Mob. The Mafia. Organized crime. America's violent underworld has always fascinated us--the colorful criminals, dirty cops, crooked politicians and shady businessmen. It's a hard and high-stakes world, fueled by gambling, prostitution, extortion, graft, illegal booze and narcotics. Now you can explore the fascinating history of the Mob in America through the lens of a new special edition from TIME-LIFE, The Mob: Inside the Brutal World of the Mafia. Compelling photographs from throughout

How to Love Brutalism

How to Love Brutalism
  • Author : John Grindrod
  • Publisher : Batsford
  • Release : 26 October 2018
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A passionate and personal book about the writer's own love for a controversial architectural style. Whether you love or hate brutalist buildings, this book will explain what it is about them that elicits such strong feeling. You will understand the true power of concrete and of mammoth-sized buildings, but also some of the more subtle aspects of brutalist buildings that you may not have known or considered. Brutalist architecture, which flourished in the 1950s to mid-1970s, gained its name

Raw Concrete

Raw Concrete
  • Author : Barnabas Calder
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 21 April 2016
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AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR Beginning in a tiny hermitage on the remote north Scottish coast, and ending up backstage at the National Theatre, Raw Concrete embarks on a wide-ranging journey through Britain over the past sixty years, stopping to examine how eight extraordinary buildings were made - from commission to construction - why they have been so vilified, and why they are beginning to be loved.

Last Futures

Last Futures
  • Author : Douglas Murphy
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release : 19 July 2022
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In the late 1960s the world was faced with impending disaster: the height of the Cold War, the end of oil, and the decline of great cities throughout the world. Out of this crisis came a new generation of thinkers, designers and engineers who hoped to build a better future, influenced by visions of geodesic domes, walking cities, and a meaningful connection with nature. In this brilliant work of cultural history, architect Douglas Murphy traces the lost archeology of the

Brutal North

Brutal North
  • Author : Simon Phipps
  • Publisher : September Publishing
  • Release : 29 October 2020
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BRUTAL NORTH is the first photographic exploration of modernist and Brutalist architecture across the North of England. During the post-war years the North of England saw the building of some of the most aspirational, enlightened and successful modernist architecture in the world. For the first time, a single photographic book captures those buildings, in all their power and progressive ambition. Over the last few years acclaimed photographer Simon Phipps has travelled and sought out the publicly commissioned architecture of the

Infrastructural Brutalism

Infrastructural Brutalism
  • Author : Michael Truscello
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 01 September 2020
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How "drowned town" literature, road movies, energy landscape photography, and "death train" narratives represent the brutality of industrial infrastructures. In this book, Michael Truscello looks at the industrial infrastructure not as an invisible system of connectivity and mobility that keeps capitalism humming in the background but as a manufactured miasma of despair, toxicity, and death. Truscello terms this "infrastructural brutalism"--a formulation that not only alludes to the historical nexus of infrastructure and the concrete aesthetic of Brutalist architecture but

Brutal London

Brutal London
  • Author : Zupagrafika
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 25 October 2016
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Appealing to fans of architecture, this ingeniously designed book lets you build replicas of some of London s iconic post-war concrete structures while learning about their place in the city s architectural history. In this fun and intellectually stimulating book, readers can recreate a number of London s most renowned Brutalist buildings. Opening with an informative history of the origins and philosophy of Brutalist architecture, the book then focuses on 9 buildings, including the Barbican Estate, Robin Hood Gardens, Balfron Tower

From Democrats to Kings

From Democrats to Kings
  • Author : Michael Scott
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 16 September 2010
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Michael Scott explores the dramatic and little-known story of how the ancient world was turned from a democracy into a monarchy in this superb example of popular history writing.

The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop

The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop
  • Author : Karen L. Maness,Richard M. Isackes
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 November 2016
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The definitive behind-the-scenes history of one of Hollywood’s most closely guarded cinematic secrets finally revealed—painted backdrops and the scenic artists who brought them to the big screen. In almost every feature film of Hollywood’s golden age, from The Wizard of Oz to North by Northwest to Cleopatra to The Sound of Music, painted backings have convinced moviegoers that what they are seeing—whether the fantastic roads of Oz, the presidents of Mount Rushmore, or ancient Egyptian kingdoms—

Brutal Simplicity of Thought

Brutal Simplicity of Thought
  • Author : M&C Saatchi
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 16 April 2013
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The principles of creativity in stunningly simple words and pictures by the man behind the world's most successful advertising agency How did two wheels emancipate women? How can a pie save thousands of lives? How can a useless piece of fabric determine social status? How can you make night day? Simplicity looks easy. It's not. It's easier to complicate than simplify. This book presents deceptively simple examples of concepts that have changed the world—from the single piece of paper

Games Prisoners Play

Games Prisoners Play
  • Author : Marek M. Kaminski
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 05 June 2018
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On March 11, 1985, a van was pulled over in Warsaw for a routine traffic check that turned out to be anything but routine. Inside was Marek Kaminski, a Warsaw University student who also ran an underground press for Solidarity. The police discovered illegal books in the vehicle, and in a matter of hours five secret police escorted Kaminski to jail. A sociology and mathematics major one day, Kaminski was the next a political prisoner trying to adjust to a bizarre and