[ 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
OTHER WORDS FROM brutalismbru·tal·ist, noun, adjective
Words nearby brutalism
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Example sentences from the Web for brutalism
Brutalism avant-la-lettre, and as usual, I love all that concrete.
High and long sustained, the sublime anthem rolled above the battle and its brutalism.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
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 forms of brutalismbrutalist, noun, adjective
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