British New Brutalism as Viewed from the 21st Century

Wednesday 23 October 2019

Dr Stephen Parnell

Early British New Brutalism

This talk presented our lecturer's recent research on early British New Brutalism as viewed from the 21st century, focusing specifically on Alison and Peter Smithson and Theo Crosby.

We looked at the early houses of each architect and then asked questions about how the principles might be adopted for today's architecture, specifically with regard to updating our lecturer's own 1958 house in Tynemouth.

Dr Stephen Parnell is a qualified architect who is a lecturer in architecture at Newcastle University.


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