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Archive: July 2019 (2 Posts)

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What’s So Brutal about Brutalism?

Posted by: Barbara Orbach Natanson

The following is a guest post by Vyta Baselice, Architecture, Design & Engineering Programs Assistant, Prints & Photographs Division. Brutalism is an architectural style that emerged first in Great Britain in the 1950s and soon gained popularity in the United States. It is easily identifiable by the buildings’ large scale, rectangular shapes, and extensive use …