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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..

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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..

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The Institue For Indology building in Ahmedabad was one of Balkrishna Doshi's first public buildings as a solo artist outside of Le Corbusier's office.

At this stage Doshi is deep in the shadow of his previous employer, although some individual developments are already starting to surface -..

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Boston City Hall is the seat of the municipal government of Boston, Massachusetts. Architecturally, it is an example of the brutalist style. It was designed by Kallmann McKinnell & Knowles. Together with the surrounding plaza, City Hall is part of the Government Center complex, a major urban..

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The post office of Agadir was designed in 1966 by Jean-François Zevaco, a French-Moroccan architect.

The post office is part of the architectural ensemble adjacent to the Agadir town square. The three-storey structure accommodates storage rooms, sanitary facilities and a garage on the basement..

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Rodney Gordon

London, United Kingdom
born 1933, Wanstead, London

Rodney Gordon (2 February 1933 – 30 May 2008) was a British architect. He was the primary architect of the Tricorn centre, Portsmouth, and Trinity Square, Gateshead. Architecturally, his works were primarily in concrete; he was said to be a Brutalist and his buildings have been described as..

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Great hall said atrium with staircase in the centre made of concrete, a partly furnished staircase in ramp, geometric patterns of Aztec origin debossed or embossed, ceiling molded concrete, facade of concrete beams and ceiling form and variable size concrete beams off work and work building high..

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The ministery of Finance is one of the most prominent examples of the brutalist style in the Netherlands. The exteriour of the original building can be characterized as being heavy, impersonal and closed, as a bunker. This is in stark contrast with the interiour which was open and dominated by 2..

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Tour Totem

Paris, France
by Pierre Parat, ...

Totem Tower is a residential skyscraper with 31 floors and two basements located in the Front de Seine in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, France. It comprises 207 homes. The housing blocks are hung in clusters on a central bearing structure apparent orientation is supposed to optimize their..

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Built in the Brutalist architectural style between 1968 and 1969, designed by Keith Ingham and Charles Wilson of Building Design Partnership with E. H. Stazicker, it has a capacity of 80 double-decker buses, 40 along each side of the building. Some claim that it is the second largest bus station..

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Michael Blampied

London, United Kingdom

Michael Blampied is a british architect and founder of Blampied & Partners. The firm had undertaken many large scale commercial and residential schemes during the 1960s, in Britain and abroad. His most well know project remains the Welbeck Street Car Park. This project were treated as civic..

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Mather House is one of twelve undergraduate residential Houses at Harvard University. It was named after Increase Mather, a Puritan in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Opened in 1970, its house Co-Masters are Christie McDonald, former chair of Harvard's Department of Romance Languages and..

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Finsbury Estate

London, United Kingdom
by Emberton, Franck & Tardrew

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Housden House

London, United Kingdom
by Brian Housden

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