Architecture Stories

These Brutalist buildings look a bit like Jenga blocks

There are plenty of structures in our new Atlas that look just a little bit like the popular wooden building block game These Brutalist buildings look a bit like Jenga blocks

Instagrammers campaigned to save these Brutalist buildings

...but they didn't always succeed. Luckily, you can still see the ones they couldn't save in Atlas of Brutalist Architecture Instagrammers campaigned to save these Brutalist buildings

These Brutalist War memorials have very brutal back stories

World War II hit the former Yugoslavia hard and it has many poignant concrete creations to commemorate it These Brutalist War memorials have very brutal back stories

Sketch to Skyline - what Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute in La Jolla, California looked like on day one

Did you know Kahn originally planned a garden in the middle of the site? Drawing Architecture takes up the story Sketch to Skyline - what Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute in La Jolla, California looked like on day one

Do you recognise these Brutalist buildings from the big screen?

From sci-fi to horror, indie drama to LA caper, movie makers love a Brutalist backdrop, as our new Atlas notes Do you recognise these Brutalist buildings from the big screen?

Robert Venturi dies aged 93

The American architect, whose work helped define postmodernism, died on Tuesday in Philadelphia Robert Venturi dies aged 93

These Brutalist buildings look like they shouldn't stay up

A smart choice of materials and techniques enables architects to dazzle as Atlas of Brutalist Architecture reveals These Brutalist buildings look like they shouldn't stay up

A Brutalist guide to Open House London

Londoners – here’s how to satisfy your craving for mid-century concrete this coming weekend A Brutalist guide to Open House London

These Brutalist buildings are actually really beautiful

It might not be known for its pretty ornamentation or well-balanced forms but Brutalism can still embody beauty These Brutalist buildings are actually really beautiful

Sketch to Skyline - what Foreign Office Architects' Yokohama International Ferry Terminal looked like on day one

Sometimes the finished structure doesn't look much like the drawing - as this early ink on paper sketch reveals Sketch to Skyline - what Foreign Office Architects' Yokohama International Ferry Terminal looked like on day one

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