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  • noun Someone that follows brutalism.

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Examples

  • While the term brutalist is derived from béton brut - French for raw concrete - the interesting thing about 222 Jarvis is that it uses a combination of materials.

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  • It is called Brutalist Architecture (the term brutalist originates from the French béton brut or "raw concrete," but the name does fit the style to comment, but it's easier if you do so.

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  • In his previous book, Militant Modernism, an acclaimed 2009 essay collection, he wrote with fierceness and longing about the nearly lost worlds of 20s Soviet avant-garde architecture and the "brutalist" British buildings of the 50s and 60s that carried forward some of the ideas of these communist pioneers.

    A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain by Owen Hatherley – review

  • Simon wants only to forget the horrors of the last two years of his life and makes friends in drink and debauchery with famous "brutalist" poet Kokoshka who is a tolerated leader of Zoorland intelligentsia.

    "Escape From Byzantium" by Mark Mellon (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu and Mihir Wanchoo)

  • Looking north and to the left was the original building of the Museum, dating to 1971 and rather obviously still owing a great deal to the 1960s "brutalist" school of architecture.

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  • The characters of Goeltze, Hentzau and Ulyanov are pitch perfect, but Kokoshka steals the show after a while, the "brutalist" poet who finds refuge in drink, weird underground shows and art that "needs to have an obvious flaw" being a superb counterpart to the earnest Simon.

    "Escape From Byzantium" by Mark Mellon (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu and Mihir Wanchoo)

  • It is very simple and shows the narrator, the first person, as someone without attributes, a dream-self really, who can still imagine, and even see, the original form that underlies all other forms, no matter how "brutalist" in design they have become.

    John Lundberg: A New Poem From Ruth Lilly Prize Winner Fanny Howe

  • Looking north and to the left was the original building of the Museum, dating to 1971 and rather obviously still owing a great deal to the 1960s "brutalist" school of architecture.

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  • And there is romance too with "brutalist" poet and "femme fatale" Tatanya Baratskaya and "naive believer" ensign Euzhenie Makarova.

    "Escape From Byzantium" by Mark Mellon (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu and Mihir Wanchoo)

  • And looming large in the court will be the presence of the Prince of Wales, the arch-critic of modern architecture, who will not give evidence but who nevertheless played a starring role in preventing the 'brutalist' Chelsea Barracks towers from ever being built.

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