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It's amazing how many people actually think 'brutalism' came from the word 'brutal.'
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It's amazing how many people actually think 'brutalism' came from the word 'brutal.'
I know where it comes from (Benton Brut), but I tell all my non-architecture nerd friends that it comes from "brutal", just so they know it is actually a style. It seems to stick in their heads more when you explain things simply and I want people to know this is it's own style, something unique, something different, because it is then a lot easier to rally people to save something there is only a limited supply of. Everyone seems to think these things are a dime a dozen, but there are really very few surviving, unmodified, buildings in the Brutalist style around at least in Chicago.

It's just like how people were able to rally around "first Chicago school" architecture or "Prairie Style architecture" or "Victorian" architecture because the average person is at least somewhat capable of comprehending these as significant styles that are never coming back and can never be replaced once they are gone.
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I just wish it had a different name. 'Brut Moderne' or something...

'Brutalism' makes it sound unappealing and therefore would probably make them less easy to sympathize with and therefore preserve.
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Sir John A McDonald High School (Hamilton Ontario)



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edit: Actually, I'm not sure if that last one is brutalist, or more of a contemporary gothic.

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I don't know if this thread is being resurrected, but....

When I started this thread 8 1/2 years ago, I was a student living in Pittsburgh, a city with a prolific amount of brutalism. Now I live in Kalamazoo, a decidedly smaller urban area, but Brutalism still abides here.

One harsh example comes immediately to mind - the County Administration Building, at 201 W Kalamazoo Ave:


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Western Michigan University has several prominent examples of Brutalism on its main campus, in the form of Friedmann and Dunbar Halls, which are connected by a multi-level bridge and share a large concrete amphitheater-type space in-between, as well as Sprau Tower, located to the left in the image below, which is 12 stories, and technically the fourth tallest tower within the city (I know, we don't have much of a skyline):


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I think another small, quirky example could be the MDOT SW Region Offices, along Kilgore Rd:


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I'll add more as I think of them.
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CONSTRUSE [An Exploration of Brutalism]

We have been working on this project throughout 2017.

We would really appreciate it if you could share the link below.

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CONSTRUSE [An Exploration of Brutalism]

We have been working on this project for most of 2017.
We are now trying to raise some funds to bring the project to fruition.
Please have a look at the links below and we would really appreciate it if you could share the links on social media.
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https://www.creativeinnovationcentre...25th-nov-2017/
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