Brutalist architecture

I find I’m duplicating research and ideas across my two level one blogs. Copying the whole piece over from one or other side is possible but, with the editing interface differing between the two and other idiosyncrasies of WordPress, I’ve decided to post an introduction and then a link instead. https://conboyhilldrawingone.wordpress.com/2019/05/04/brutalist-architecture/ Continue reading Brutalist architecture

Brutalist architecture

Vis a vis townscapes and my preference for lurking under concrete bridges rather than replicating the lovely-to-live-in-but-twee-to-draw local town and village scenes. I’ve been talking about brutal architecture as though I’d invented the term but it turns out I didn’t – it’s a whole movement! I grew up with it though; the science lab added to the side of my late 1800’s school, the motorways that began to plough huge furrows across the landscape – we saw these on the telly but they didn’t reach us in Yorkshire till the early 1970s – and the kitchen sink dramas that seemed … Continue reading Brutalist architecture