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

Laundrette

A Brutalist Laundrette at The Barbican

So What is Brutalism?

From Google’s Dictionary: brutalism /ˈbruːt(ə)lɪz(ə)m/ noun 1. cruelty and savageness. “exchanging one kind of social and economic brutalism for another is not what they had in mind” 2. a stark style of functionalist architecture, especially of the 1950s and 1960s, characterized by the use of steel and concrete in massive blocks. “the long, low, concrete-faced …

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