Hardcover. More than 850 buildings - existing and demolished, classic and contemporary - are organized geographically into nine continental regions. This style of architecture from across the world is documented in the Atlas of Brutalist Architecture, the latest publication from London-based Phaidon. 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. Phaidon’s Atlas of Brutalist Architecture features all of them – lost or otherwise and is undoubtedly the most complete and wide-ranging survey of this still controversial movement. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Please try again. In its thick, heavy, and appropriately dense weight, the Atlas not only covers the 'big names' of Brutalism, but also its lesser well-known members and more recent practices and places that have been inspired by it. Atlas of Brutalist Architecture. "— Presented in oversized format with a specially bound case with three-dimensional finishes, Atlas of Brutalist Architecture conveys the power and strength of over 850 Brutalist buildings - including new, old, demolished and threatened - in over 100 countries featuring the work of nearly 800 architects. See more. Drawing Architecture: The Finest Architectural Drawings Through the Ages, Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR, Zaha Hadid. The book itself is a monster, 560 pages, detailing Brutalist architecture, both new and old, around the world - the book is divided into areas, (e.g North America) and gives information into the sites, a little about the history, and the current status; in-use, demolished etc. The Atlas sorts entries by continent and country, helping to draw a distinction between the differing political, sociological and design intentions—and outcomes—of brutalism. Proving that the style was truly international, the Atlas of Brutalist Architecture records 850 buildings from more than 100 countries and these are organised in to nine continental regions. A landmark survey of one of architecture's most controversial yet popular styles — in a great, new, classic edition. Hardcover. Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed (Multilingual, English and German Edition) Frédéric Chaubin. Phaidon Editors. AUD$175.00 4.8 out of 5 stars 70. 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. "-Nowness.com In its thick, heavy, and appropriately dense weight, the Atlas not only covers the 'big names' of Brutalism, but also its lesser well-known members and more recent practices and places that have been inspired by it. A landmark survey of one of architecture's most controversial yet popular styles — in a great, new, classic edition. It uses the format of an atlas to show every 'brutalist' building of note by continent/subcontinent/ country, as well as providing key information about it's current state and use. Brutalist architecture, or New Brutalism, is an architectural style which emerged during the 1950s in Great Britain, among the reconstruction projects of the post-war era. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 15, 2020. Sheer drops. New York Times Best Art Book of 2018 - "Newcomers will discover the global influence of brutalism, that final age of civic architectural ambition; true believers can use it to prepare years of concrete-coated vacations. The Brutalist aesthetic is enjoying a renaissance - and this book documents Brutalism as never before. Free-running by starlight. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. With over 1000 photos and detailed texts, the book creates a vast timeline of the history and present of the brutalist architecture. Pungent smell of green and vintage urine. Phaidon Atlas Of Contemporary World Architecture: Travel Edition More than 850 buildings - existing and demolished, classic and contemporary - are organized geographically into nine continental regions. Would’ve been nice to see a few landmark buildings in colour. Leccy scooters. A landmark survey of one of architecture's most controversial yet popular styles in a great, new, classic edition. 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