Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Here today, gone tomorrow

The UK boasts some of the most impressive brutalist architecture in the world, with the Barbican centre in the City of London perhaps considered the jewel in the concrete crown. Built in the 1960's and 70's, brutalism fell out of favour with the British public for years, and as a result many buildings have long since met with the wrecking ball, most recently the Trinity Centre in Gateshead, after a long campaign to save the 'Get Carter' carpark from destruction.

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