Contrary to popular assumption that Brutalism is derived from the word ‘brutal’, it more likely comes from the French term béton brut, which means ‘raw concrete’.
Dusk was falling as the boy arrived in the city of Manchester. Experiencing dynamics of locomotives and static high-rise structures, little did he know, those impressions were the advent of his sci-fi odyssey.
Standing tall, mighty, and unmoved over millennia, the 4,000 miles (6,500 km) long Great Wall of China is an architectural wonder of epic significance. The Great Wall is the largest ever built structure in terms of mass and surface area.
Downtown Toronto was buzzing with people as usual as I walked into the convention centre for the Buildings Show.
Vernacular architecture stems from the belief that architecture is a balanced combination of logical knowledge, divine inspiration and common sense. “Vernacular architecture is the architecture of the people,