24.8 Brutal Architecture and ‘Sketching the Past’

My colleague David Bennett, has written this lovely blog post on some famous Brutalist Architecture:

Sketching the past: commemorating 20th century architecture – David Bennett

Others might be interested as we were discussing the Stirling Engineering Building of Leicester University at the conference. The facts for the article were were supplied by Matt Lindley, attributed at the end of the post, who is employed by Go Compare to advance their project promoting unloved Twentieth Century Architecture.

Post by Greta Friggens | University of Portsmouth


Leicester University Engineering Building 06
Stirling & Gowan. 1959-63. University of Leicester. Engineering Building. Leicester. UK. Image by: John Levett | https://www.flickr.com/photos/joseph_beuys_hat/    Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

ARCLIBbers enjoying a mid-conference roof-top lunch at the newly opened Vijay Patel building, overlooking the top of the Queen’s Building and its natural ventilation ‘chimneys’ (photo by Sarah Nicholas):

roof lunch






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