The Brutalists: Brutalism's Best Architects

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$69.95  $65.05
Publisher
Phaidon Press Limited
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Pages
368
Dimensions
8.4 X 11.7 X 1.5 inches | 4.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781838665630

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About the Author
Owen Hopkins is an architectural writer and curator. He is Director of the Farrell Centre at Newcastle University. He is the author and editor of numerous books about architecture, including Postmodern Architecture: Less is a Bore, also published by Phaidon. Hopkins has written widely on architecture for publications including the Independent, Dezeen, Icon, Architectural Review, and Domus.
Reviews

'An essential guide to this polarising style.' - Elle Decoration

'An eye-opening lesson in Brutalism's variety, creativity, exuberance and, most of all, ambition.' - Forbes

'Owen Hopkins's The Brutalists is an A-to-Z encyclopedia of blocky concrete and utopian ideals.' - Hyperallergic

'From international icons to lesser known or neglected Brutalist architects, Hopkins has created a written record of the global movement.' - Design Milk

'The pioneers of [Brutalism] and their most famous works have been immortalized in a new Phaidon book.' - Robb Report

'Bridging the local and global, this new title from Phaidon documents the movement through more than 200 iconic buildings from around the world.' - Design Lines Toronto

'This landmark volume documents [Brutalism] as never before, by profiling the architects behind the style.' - ASPIRE Design and Home

'Refreshing in its focus on architects and broad representation.' -STIR World

'Features the obvious and the underrecognized, from Le Courbusier and Peter Smithson to Mayumi Watanabe de Souza Lima and Igor Vasilevsky.' - Canadian Interiors