In this context, our paper dwells on creating a hermeneutical approach to brutalist architecture and establishing a thesis that brutalism … This type of architecture serves to communicate strength, functionality and power. Brutalism denotes a style of architecture or art characterized by a deliberate plainness, crudity, or violence of imagery. Musement Analysis – The number of posts on Instagram for 200 brutalist buildings was analysed. Last of 2 parts First word AS part of his polemic against the lockdown, author Jeffrey Tucker applies the term “brutalism” to this policy and strategy against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Brutalism: one of the earliest known examples of Brutalist architecture in America is Paul Rudolph's Yale Art and Architecture Building in … The term was first applied […] Chinese Brutalism Today was curated by architect Bologna to offer a snapshot of the last two decades of architecture in the country, during which it … Brutalist architecture is recognizable by the prominence of basic building materials - most notably concrete. New Brutalist architecture is the outcome of a British architectural ethic named ‘New Brutalism’. Brutalism is a 20 th century architectural and artistic movement that emphasizes bold, confrontational and bulky buildings. Brutalist architecture in games has been simmering in the background for some time now. According to Peter and Alice Smithson, the term was coined from a newspaper paragraph heading which, by poor translation of French, called the Marseilles Unité by Le Corbusier ‘Brutalism in architecture'[1]. The movement got its name from British architecture critic Reyner Banham, described by the BBC as “determinedly hip and massively bearded”—a Brooklyn hipster without a country. History of the Brutalist Movement. (b) “Brutalist” means the style of architecture that grew out of the early 20th-century modernist movement that is characterized by a massive and … Brutalism, Equality and Diversity in Construction 451 a Westernized local culture or where Western culture is mainstream in a diverse community. Buildings with general names that cannot be clearly assigned to the buildings and those in which major events take place were excluded from the results. Page 1 of 6 Brutalist Architecture in Taiwan, 1960–1970 Shin Hung Pan1* and Chih Ming Shih2 1Department of Architecture, Ph.D. Student, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2Department of Architecture, Professor, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan ISSN: 2641-2039 DOI: 10.33552/GJES.2020.05.000604