Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

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Atlas of Brutalist Architecture by Phaidon presents hundreds of brutalist masterpieces – existing and demolished – and their designers from different corners of the world. With over 1000 photos and detailed texts, the book creates a vast timeline of the history and present of the brutalist architecture. Atlas of Brutalist Architecture was awarded as the Best Art Book of 2018 by The New York Times.  

878 Buildings, 798 Architects, 102 Countries, 9 World Regions, 1 Style BRUTALISM 

Presented in an oversized format with a specially bound case with three-dimensional finishes, 1000 beautiful duotone photographs throughout bring the graphic strength, emotional power, and compelling architectural presence of Brutalism to life. 

From 20th century masters to contemporary architects, much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond - 102 countries in all. 

Twentieth-century masters included in the book: Marcel Breuer, Lina Bo Bardi, Le Corbusier, Carlo Scarpa, Ernö Goldfinger, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Oscar Niemeyer, and Paul Rudolph. 

Contemporary architects featured include Peter Zumthor, Alvaro Siza, Coop Himmelb(l)au, David Chipperfield, Diller and Scofidio, Herzog & de Meuron, Jean Nouvel, SANAA, OMA, Renzo Piano, Tadao Ando, and Zaha Hadid.

Publisher: Phaidon

Photo Courtesy of Phaidon