Search results for keyword Brutalism

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Vladimír Machonin

Czech Republic
born 1920, Prague

Vladimír Machonin ( February 3, 1920 - January 12, 1990 ) was a Czech architect. He designed most of hi buildings with his wife Věra Machoninová (Kotva store in Prague, Thermal Hotel in Karlovy Vary, building of the Czechoslovak Embassy in Berlin). The most significant projects were created by..

Add to a collection

Kenzo Tange

Tokyo, Japan
born 1913, Imabari

Kenzo Tange (September 4, 1913 – March 22, 2005) was a Japanese architect, and winner of the 1987 Pritzker Prize for architecture. He was one of the significant architects of the 20th century, combining traditional Japanese styles with modernism, and designed major buildings on five continents. Add to a collection

Clorindo Testa

Buenos Aires, Argentina
born 1923, Naples

Clorindo Manuel José Testa, was born in Naples, Italy (December 10th, 1923 - April 11th, 2013) but moved to Argentina as a child. Testa was an architect and artist, he graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1948.

In his work he was one of the leaders..

Add to a collection

Alison and Peter Smithson

London, United Kingdom
est. 1950, London

Alison Smithson (22 June 1928 – 16 August 1993) and Peter Smithson (18 September 1923-3 March 2003) formed together an architectural partnership and are associated with the New Brutalism. Peter was born in Stockton-on-Tees in North-East England, Alison was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. They..

Add to a collection

Ernő Goldfinger

London, United Kingdom
born 1902, Budapest

Ernő Goldfinger (November 11, 1902 – November 15, 1987) was born in Budapest and studied architecture in Paris. After moving to London in 1934, he won praise for austere, yet sensitive projects, notably his Hampstead home, and drew controversy for ambitious schemes at Elephant and Castle and..

Add to a collection

The Palace of Concerts and Sports (Koncertų ir sporto rūmai), built in 1971 in the southernmost part of "Žirmūnai" in the middle of the former cemetery, is an example of Soviet Brutalist architecture, remarkable for its vessel–like exterior. The Palace, once one of the architectonic icons of..

Add to a collection

In 1973, the Museum moved into its present building, designed by I. M. Pei; it is a small masterpiece, with stunning views of Cayuga Lake, the campus, and Ithaca.
Herbert F. Johnson, a graduate of Cornell's Class of 1922, was chairman of S.C. Johnson & Sons of Racine, Wisconsin, and a lifelong..

Add to a collection

Embassy of the CSSR

Berlin, Germany
by Vladimír Machonin, ...

The Czechoslovakian embassy was built between 1974 and 1978 by Vera and Vladimir Machonin in collaboration with Klaus Pätzmann
as an outstanding example of the brutalist style. The building in East Berlin was inaugurated in February 1979. The building has a square floor plan with an edge length..

Add to a collection

Balfron Tower

London, United Kingdom
by Ernő Goldfinger

Balfron Tower was designed by architect Ernő Goldfinger and, like the nearby Robin Hood Gardens and Goldfinger's later similar but more famous Trellick Tower in west London, is associated with the Brutalist style of 1960s architecture.
[h]Design[/h]
Balfron Tower is 84 metres high and contains..

Add to a collection

Trellick Tower

London, United Kingdom
by Ernő Goldfinger

Trellick Tower is a 31-storey block of flats in North Kensington, London, W10. It was designed in the Brutalist style by architect Ernő Goldfinger, after a commission from the Greater London Council in 1966, and completed in 1972. It is a Grade II listed building and is 98 metres tall. Add to a collection

Johannes van den Broek

Rotterdam, Netherlands
born 1898, Rotterdam

Johannes Hendrik ("Jo") van den Broek, (October 4th, 1898 - September 6th, 1978) was a Dutch architect influential in the rebuilding of Rotterdam after World War II. Van den Broek studied Engineering at the TH Delft (now Technical University Delft). From 1927 to 1937 he worked as an independent..

Add to a collection

John Madin

Birmingham, United Kingdom
born 1925, Moseley

John Madin (born in 1925 in Moseley, Birmingham, UK) is one of the most important post-war architect of his hometown Birmingham. In1962, he founded John H D Madin & Partners and later, in 1968, the John Madin Design Group. John Madin Design Group were also responsible for the early designs for..

Add to a collection

Paul Rudolph

New York, USA
born 1918, Elkton, Kentucky

Paul Marvin Rudolph (October 23rd 1918 – August 8th 1997) was an American architect and the dean of the Yale School of Architecture for six years, known for use of concrete and highly complex floor plans. His most famous work is the Yale Art and Architecture Building (A&A Building), a spatially..

Add to a collection

Linnahall

Tallinn, Estonia
by Riina Altmäe, ...

Linnahall was built as a concert and sports venue with a 5000-seat amphitheatre and a 3000-seat ice hall in Tallinn, Estonia. It is situated on the waterfront near the harbour, just beyond the walls of the Old Town. It was designed by Raine Karp and Riina Altmäe as V. I. Lenin Palace of Culture..

Add to a collection

The Aula of the Technical University in Delft located on the north side of the campus was built from 1959 to 1966 by the Dutch practice Van den Broek & Bakema. The building houses an auditorium with 1300 seats, four trapezoid lecture halls with 250 to 350 seats, the senate hall and the university..

Add to a collection

Birmingham Central Library

Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
by John Madin

The Birmingham Central Library is a public library in Birmingham it was completed in 1974. John Madin, an English architect and Birmingham local designed the Brutalist style building. In 2013 a new Birmingham library opened a few hundred meters away and despite conservation efforts Madin's..

Add to a collection

The Yale Art and Architecture Building (the "A&A Building") is one of the earliest and best known examples of Brutalist architecture in the United States. The building still houses Yale University's School of Architecture (it once also housed the School of Art) and is located in New Haven,..

Add to a collection

Barbican Estate

London, United Kingdom
by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon

The estate was built between 1965 and 1976, on a 35-acre (140,000 m2) site that was bombed in World War II.The complex was designed by architects Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, whose first work was the earlier, ground-breaking Golden Lane Estate immediately North of Barbican. The estate of 40 acres..

Add to a collection

Aarno Ruusuvuori

Helsinki, Finland
born 1925, Kuopio

Aarno Emil Ruusuvuori (January 14th 1925– February 22nd 1992) was a Finnish architect, professor and director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture. He studied at Helsinki University of Technology, completing his studies in 1951. Ruusuvuori worked in several architectural offices from 1947 to..

Add to a collection

Royal National Theatre

City of London, United Kingdom
by Denys Lasdun

British government created the South Bank Board to build a National Theatre to the east of Waterloo Bridge in London. The original scheme was to incorporate an opera house and was called the National Theatre Opera House Project (NTOP). Denys Lasdun was chosen by a jury comprising actor Sir..

Add to a collection

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7