The brutalist Mäusebunker has a love/hate relationship with the locals, but now it is finally safe from demolition by being granted listed building status.
The ‘Mouse Bunker’ was designed by Gerd and Magdalena Hänska and built between 1971-81 as an animal laboratory for the Freie Universität Berlin and was
Contrary to popular belief, Brutalist architecture is not closely related to socialism: the style first appeared in England in the 1950s. Still, in socialist countries such as Estonia, it became inseparable from the political system of that time.
Author: Zsófia Tóth
Brutalism was popular in the fifties, sixties, and seventies,
Sofia Alvarado has reinvented common objects in a brutalist style. The designer has softened the rigidity of geometric shapes with a striking peach color in her BRUTANTES collection.
Design fans have only recently started to appreciate the brutalist style. One of the reasons for its popularity lies in functionality: like
In Central and Eastern Europe, we tend to associate modern architecture of the second half of the twentieth century with socialism, so it is no wonder that the perception of modern buildings in these countries is generally negative. The monumental but now decaying memories of the socialist era are more
The monumental Serbian brutalist statues of the sixties and the seventies on T-shirts, canvas bags and graphics. Meet Printa’s latest menswear collection!
Printa founder Zita Majoros was born on the territory of the former Yugoslavia, and pays tribute to her ancestry with her latest collection. The main motifs of
The castle wall built in the hillside of Castelgrande in Switzerland was
restored back in the eighties – in a quite unconventional manner, we must say.
The Brutalist addition was captured by Simone Bossi on jaw-dropping shots.
They started to transform the giant rocks of Castelgrande in Bellinzona into a
Jewelry with meaning – Nina Lazić and Nemanja Vuksan, the founders of
Belgrade-based Morf studio translate the aesthetics of Brutalist architecture
into sophisticated, picturesque pieces of jewelry. Story-telling, fashion and
design in a single product. Let’s see the details.
Morf studio was established in 2020, but its story goes back
Minimalist and continuously changing basic shapes combined with red, black and
grey tones. Tallinn-based AKU design studio created a truly Brutalist visual
identity for Tallinn Music Week 2019 [https://tmw.ee/]. Let’s see the details.
The motto of the festival“Tomorrow’s music, arts and ideas” is in absolute
A building functioning as a newspaper publisher in the Soviet era reborn as a
boutique hotel in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi. The Brutalist building revived
by Adjara Group has become a vibrant element of Vera, the already pulsating
district of Tbilisi.
It’s another approach to the Soviet architectural heritage:
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