Brutal-ism is an initiative that focuses on the beauty of Brutalist architecture, it aims to provide insights into the history of some of London's most iconic buildings and structures through limited edition prints and publications.

The first series of 3 A1 prints focus on the towers at the Barbican Estate using bold black and white photography combined with vibrant numerals representing each tower. The estate aimed to regenerated an area which had been badly bombed during World War II. The estate has three residential towers: Cromwell Tower, completed in 1973; Shakespeare Tower, completed in 1976, and Lauderdale Tower, completed in 1974. The complex was Grade II listed in 2001 The estate has three residential towers: Cromwell Tower, completed in 1973; Shakespeare Tower, completed in 1976, and Lauderdale Tower, completed in 1974.


Project: Brutal-ism
Category: Editorial, Photography
Year: 2018
Collaborators: ––

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London, 2019