The Barbican as an orb

The Brutalist Orbs

It makes it kinda tricky to continue with a photographic project on a specific subject when the whole country is in lockdown. As I have

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The BT Tower (Post Office Tower)
Ministry of Public Building

The BT Tower

Better known to me as the Post Office Tower…but that probably shows my age. The tower itself isn’t a brutalist structure at all, designed by

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Weston Rise Estate
Howell Killick Partridge and Amis

The Weston Rise Estate

Just up the road from Kings Cross along Pentonville Road you come across this rather impressive Brutalist Estate. Designed by Howell, Killick, Partridge & Amis

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SOAS Library with the statue of Thiruvalluvar,.
Denys Lasdun

SOAS Library and the UCL IOE

Two buildings named via acronym! The SOAS Library is, to give it its full name, The School of Oriental & African Studies and is part

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Imperial Hotel, C. Lovett Gill & Partners 1966C–1970
C. Lovett Gill & Partners

A trot around the West End

I finally got out on Saturday for a walk through and around the West End of London where there are plenty of examples of Brutalism

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