The Taizhou Contemporary Art Museum Is a Brutalist’s Dream

1 2 3 4 Shanghai-based architecture practice Atelier Deshaus recently completed the construction of the new Taizhou Contemporary Art Museum in the Zhejiang province of China. The concrete institution spans approximately 2,450-square-meters with a total of eight exhibition rooms placed across four floors. The main room, with a barrel vault ceiling, offers guests sweeping views of the […]

Bloco Arquitectos Transforms Iconic Brutalist House in Brazil

1 2 3 4 Brazilian architecture firm Bloco Arquitectos was tasked with renovating the MR53 house in Brasilia, which was originally designed by Milton Ramos — a frequent Oscar Niemeyer collaborator. Since it was originally designed in 1972, the brutalist house changed drastically, with its pool covered and its exposed concrete walls hidden. For Bloco Arquitectos, one of the key challenges was restoring […]