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Defending Brutalism Again

More than three years ago I wrote a few blog posts about Brutalism and preservation. In the end, historic preservation only works if someone, somewhere loves the building in question, and Brutalism can be difficult to love.

In “This Brutal World“, Kate Wagner takes on this issue. For people used to watching her skewer bad buildings, reading her passionate defense of a sometimes beautiful and often-hated style is a bit jarring.