Brutalism

Rough Surfaces

An emphasis on materials, particularly exposed concrete, rough brickwork with some steel and wood.

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RIBA4909Royal National Theatre, South Bank, London: detail of the formwork on the concrete wall of the Lyttelton Theatre

 
RIBA43256Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California

 
RIBA45187Balfron Tower, Rowlett Street, Poplar, London: lettering over the main entrance


RIBA45885Robin Hood Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London: the garden facade of the seven-storey slab block

 
RIBA47456Canongate housing development, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

 
RIBA78233Civic Centre, Paisley (Phases 2 and 3): the south vestibule showing the exposed concrete walls


RIBA78295County Offices, Newtown St Boswells, Roxburghshire (Phase 1): detail of the concrete shuttering

 
RIBA88797Consort House, Queensway, London

 
RIBA93442Churchill College, Cambridge: the link block between the squash courts and the boiler house


RIBA100541Brunel University, Uxbridge, London: concrete detail

 
RIBA105731Hayward Gallery, South Bank Arts Centre, London: the staircase

 
RIBA111779Barbican Estate, City of London: detail of the curved balconies