Simon Henley

Redefining Brutalism

Series: Book Launch
Date: Wednesday 28 June 2017
Time: 18:30
Venue: AA Bookshop
Running time: 0 mins

There is a genuine resurgence of interest in this period of architecture. Brutalism is a highly debated topic in the architectural press and amongst architectural critics and institutions who promote the preservation of these buildings. This book is unique in combining beautiful, highly illustrated design with description of both British and International brutalist buildings and architects, alongside analysis of the present and future of brutalism. Not just be a historical tome, this book discusses brutalism as a living and evolving entity.

It includes interviews with the surviving architects or their collaborators and contemporary practices involved in the conservation and redevelopment of brutalist buildings and gives insight into the history of the period as well as a greater understanding of how these buildings were designed and constructed.

Launch Price £25 (RRP £30)

Join us for a drinks reception with Simon Henley to celebrate the launch of the new publication; Redefining Brutalism.

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