Brutalism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined in 1954 by the English architects Alison and Peter Smithson, after Le Corbusier's béton brut (French, raw concrete).

Noun[edit]

Brutalism (uncountable)

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  1. (architecture) A style of modernist architecture characterized by angular geometry and overt signs of the construction process.

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