Happy #LondonHistoryDay! HM The Queen described the Barbican at its opening as ‘one of the wonders of the modern world’. Do you know how much concrete was used to build the Barbican? Visit barbican.org.uk/buildingthebrutal to discover more photos from when we were built. Photo by Peter Bloomfield.
Robarts Library (University of Toronto); example of Brutalism style -Interesting fact: The designer did not consider the weight of the books, which would sink the building, so only every other floor holds books
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