The New Brutalism

  title={The New Brutalism},
  author={Reyner Banham},
OCTOBER 136, Spring 2011, pp. 19–28. © Architectural Review, December 1955, pp. 354–61. In this seminal essay, Reyner Banham brings together a number of the key terms that had been gathering around New Brutalism, defining the movement in three theses: “1, Memorability as an Image; 2, Clear exhibition of Structure; and 3, Valuation of Material ‘as found.’” New Brutalism’s revision of the modern movement, Banham argues, is partly the work of his generation of architectural historians, who had… Expand
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