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Brutalist Paris

Post-War Brutalist Architecture in Paris and Environs

Robin Wilson


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Brutalist Paris is the first thoroughly researched, English language study of Parisian brutalist architecture. It constructs a unique photographic record of over 50 buildings across Paris and brings a new interpretation of brutalism in the French context. The book is the result of many journeys, from the Parisian centre to its outer peripheries, and situates brutalism within the broader social, political and cultural context of Paris. It describes brutalism's successes and failures in Paris, from an architecture of monumental urban form to intricately crafted living spaces; from valued, historic monuments to abandoned ruins
Publisher: Blue Crow Media
Binding: Hardback
Publication date: 01 Mar 2023
Dimensions: 150 x 210 x 19 mm
ISBN: 9781912018734