[ broot-l-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈbrut lˌɪz əm /
(in modern architecture) the aesthetic use of basic building processes with no apparent concern for visual amenity.
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Origin of brutalism
Related formsbru·tal·ist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for brutalism
/ (ˈbruːtəˌlɪzəm) /
an austere style of architecture characterized by emphasis on such structural materials as undressed concrete and unconcealed service pipesAlso called: new brutalism
Derived Formsbrutalist, noun, adjective
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