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Being Brutalist Experience the evolution of Brutalist architecture
  • Architecture

  • North Kensington

  • Half day

About the Experience
  • Join artist Charlie and experience, first hand, the evolution of British Modernism, Brutalism and the history of postwar social housing.
  • Explore Brutalist icon, Trellick Tower, inside and out, and dive into the key themes and thinking behind its design, as well as the design of other buildings of its ilk.
  • Learn about the ergonomics of this radical architecture, as well as Erno Goldfinger’s ingenious use of ‘the human scale’.
  • Discuss the social ideas that inspired Goldfinger’s work, including high-rise vs. low-rise, private vs. communal, and how these have affected London’s skyline today.
  • Spend time in artist Charlie's residency studio, and see what’s cooking in the world of fine art and architecture.
   

Experience details

 
  • Available year-round
  • Start times after 9.00am, Monday-Sunday
  • This Experience is appropriate for children
  • Perfect for: Those passionate about architecture and the history of architecture, those interested in meeting an artist and experiencing the power of brutalism

Why SideStory?

 
  • Private and tailor-made
  • Expert Insider
  • Refreshment & samples included
  • Flexible cancellation
  • Carefully curated itineraries

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Experience Date:
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Participants:
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Price Per Person:
£150pp (£300)