Welcome to "The Brutalist"

My diary as I attempt to photograph as many Brutalist buildings as possible as I work towards the ARPS distinction with the Royal Photographic Society
Balfron_Tower
  • Date
  • February 9, 2021

Goldfinger’s Towers

Following on from his video about Robin Hood Gardens Jago Hazard moves onto Erno Goldfinger’s towers, the first of which is Balfron Tower and to save you having to look any further, here’s the second video where he looks at Trellick Tower: Image of Balfron Tower by Sebastian F

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Robin Hood Gardens (1968-72) by Peter and Alison Smithson
  • Date
  • February 5, 2021

Robin Hood Gardens: Concrete Bungle?

An interesting video from Jago Hazzard who is putting together a very interesting series of videos on London which are well worth a look. Here he examines Robin Hood Gardens and it’s history: Main image by Steve Cadman

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Hugh Cornwell
  • Date
  • February 3, 2021

Brutalist Music II

I stumbled across some more Brutalist architecture in “pop” music to continue the theme from November (where does the time go?). We continue to be locked down in the UK so I still can’t get out so content myself with books (more of which later) and music. So here we have Hugh Cornwell, he was …

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Buster Shuffle falling apart in from of the Barbican
  • Date
  • November 13, 2020

Brutalist Music

It’s not been the best of years for runing around trying to photograph Brutalist buildings…indeed, I haven’t tried and put this project on the back burner for the year. I’ll be coming back to this as and when the pandemic allows, I’ve started researching again and came across this video from a great band called …

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The Barbican as an orb
  • Date
  • April 19, 2020

The Brutalist Orbs

It makes it kinda tricky to continue with a photographic project on a specific subject when the whole country is in lockdown. As I have only recently started the project I don’t have a lot of backlogged images waiting to be processed either. So a piece in the RPS Digital Imaging Group on Facebook by …

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