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Facade Friday!

Life can be brutal. Architecture can be brutal, and then we call it “Brutalism”.

The most famous example of Brutalism is the Boston City Hall by Paul Rudolph:

Image from Architect.com

image from Slow Painting Blog

Some examples are quite fantastic – brutal, but also playful:

Image from oobject.com

Image from skyscrapercity.com

Say what you will about Brutalism, but one thing is clear – a brutal facade is a deep, chunky, and visually interesting facade!

Image from buenosairesphotographer.com

Image from architectmagazine.com

 

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