10 Iconic Brutalist Structures; Benjamin Elisha Sawe; WorldAtlas

France – The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

Love it or hate it, brutalist architecture has made a splash in the urban landscape of many of the world’s largest cities.

The Brutalism architectural movement was a popular design which incorporated the use of concrete to create a unique staircase-style façade. The architectural style originated in European communist countries and was famous around the world in the 1960s and 1970s. Buildings constructed using brutalist architecture had many critics with some including Prince Charles, terming the buildings as “piles of concrete” while others embraced the designs admiring their unique aesthetic appeal.

10. National Theatre – London, UK

The National Theatre in London is also known as the Royal National Theatre. The theater was constructed in the 1970s and was opened in 1976.

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