Bipartisan Brutalism: The Rise and Fall of the Yorkshire Post Building in Leeds

 By Moritz Föllmer Architectural brutalism is anathema to British conservatives.[1] In 2016, a Tory government minister declared it “aesthetically worthless, simply because it is ugly.” Those who beg to differ, whether they merely fetishize brutalist architecture or recall its social agenda to provide affordable housing, situate themselves on the left. But this has not always been […]

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