Brutalist

London Brutalist Bookmarks by Another Studio

File under cute. Or even better, file these London Brutalist Bookmarks by Another Studio in your favourite books. Produced to scale (5000 times smaller than the real thing) the bookmark set celebrates four of London’s finest brutalist buildings. Those being Trellick Tower, Barbican Tower, Space House and National Theatre. Ideal for your architecture books (another […]

Barbican living: Apartment in Cromwell Tower on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

This apartment in Cromwell Tower on the Barbican Estate, London EC2 really does offer quite a vantage point over the city. Cromwell Tower was completed in 1973 to a design by Chamberlin, Powell & Bon. A bold brutalist tower, it is 43 storey high, with 38 levels of flats and two of penthouses. Over those […]

Barbican living: Apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2

Another opportunity to live in this sought after space, with an apartment in Seddon House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2 now up for sale. Seddon House was constructed in 1974, a terrace on the Chamberlin, Powell & Bon-designed brutalist estate made up of 75 flats and maisonettes. Grade II-listed of course. On offer here […]

New book: Residents: Inside the Iconic Barbican Estate by Anton Rodriguez

If you love the Barbican, you might want to get your hands on Residents: Inside the Iconic Barbican Estate by Anton Rodriguez. Exclusive to the Barbican shop, this 160-page book is your window into life on this modernist / brutalist masterpiece. Anton Rodriguez is a both professional photographer and Barbican resident, so the ideal man […]

Airbnb find: 1970s Julian Lampens-designed brutalist property in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium

How does a weekend or brutalism grab you? If it does, get yourself booked into the the 1970s Julian Lampens-designed House Van Wassenhove in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium. According to the owner, this is ‘one of the most radical residences ever built in Belgium’ and the work of architect Julian Lampens, who oversaw construction of this house […]

Barbican living: Apartment in Frobisher Crescent on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

Yes, another opportunity to live in this sought after part of the capital. Specifically an apartment in Frobisher Crescent on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y. This time we are in Frobisher Crescent, which as you might know is one of the later parts of the Barbican to be offered as residential space. Why? Well, the […]

Out now: Brutalist Paris Map by Blue Crow Media

Yes, the latest instalment in this wonderful series has landed. This time a Brutalist Paris Map by Blue Crow Media. Once again, a lovely job too. As you might expect, this two-sided map features the most striking brutalist architecture in Paris. Not only that, the map also contains an introduction about the subject matter by […]

Brutalist apartment: One-bedroom flat in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10

How do you fancy living in this brutalist masterpiece? If you do, there is a one-bedroom flat in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10 now on the market. Yes, we are back to Trellick Tower, hot on the heels of the Airbnb place and the rental we flagged up in this 1960s grade II-listed […]

Airbnb find: Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10

We featured an apartment to rent in here last week, but if you want to sample the building first, you can. Via a stay in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10 through Airbnb. Yes, a place in the iconic grade II-listed brutalist building can be booked on a nightly basis. But to an entire […]

Brutalist rental: Apartment in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10

Fancy living in a brutalist icon? You can if you opt for this apartment in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10. Pretty high up too. This place is on the 24th floor of the grade II-listed building, which obviously means some stunning views of the capital each and every day, either from your bedroom […]

Brutalist art: Park Hill Sheffield prints by Laura Knight Studio

Not sure how recent these are, but we have only just encountered the Park Hill Sheffield prints by Laura Knight Studio. Park Hill is, of course, a brutalist icon and a 1960s grade II-listed development currently undergoing a huge renovation by Urban Splash. In fact, you can buy one of the upgraded apartments right now. […]

On the market: 1960s Gerd Kaufmann-designed brutalist property in Stanmore, Middlesex

I wasn’t sure whether to go for modernist or brutalist. In the end we have sided with the agent and gone for the 1960s Gerd Kaufmann-designed brutalist property in Stanmore, Middlesex. It’s a fascinating place too, with the added bonus of a lovely setting and so much originality. Yes, all the boxes being ticked here. […]

On the market: John Black Lee-designed modernist property in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

This really is a statement house. No surprise that this John Black Lee-designed modernist property in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA was produced for the architect himself. John Black Lee was a name of note too. Sometimes called the ‘sixth’ of the Harvard Five (if that makes sense), they were a group of architects led by […]

On the market: Charles Wright-designed Alkira brutalist property in Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia

It looks like the set of a particularly high budget sci-fi movie. But this is actually the Charles Wright-designed Alkira brutalist property in Cape Tribulation, Queensland. Thanks to Roger for letting us know that this winner of the 2014 Queensland Architecture Award is on the market and up for auction at the end of November. […]

Blue Crow Media introduces the Brutalist Washington Map

We have featured past maps in this series, all of which have proven incredibly popular. So we are happy to flag up new Brutalist Washington Map from Blue Crow Media too. It follows the same successful formula, an old school map (no app here) picking out the best architecture of its type in the chosen […]