Brutalism in Venice

Another picture; this time Cino Zucchi’s brutalist gem on a canal corner in Venice. Winning a competition for the build in 1995, Zucchi’s building is a rare modern example of residential brutalism at its best. Advertisements

The ladies of the lake

Most Brutalist blogs are all pictures, few words. This may be an exception, but not today. These towers overlook Southmere Lake in Thamesmead, London. The Thamesmead estates were key plot locations in Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange. I chose this picture because to many it will illustrate perfectly what they associate with Brutalism in Britain: Deprivation, … Continue reading