Torre Velasca by BBPR. 1958, Milan, Italy. (Photo: Claudio Divizia via Shutterstock)

Brutalism: What Is It and Why Is It Making a Comeback?

A look at the history of Brutalist architecture and the characteristics that made it the go-to style of the mid-20th century. We also explore Brutalism’s fall from favor and renewed appreciation. By Jessica Stewart They say that trends are circular and what’s old becomes...
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Saving Ancient Islamic Architectural Patterns With Computers and Code – Curbed

Project Agama is creating technologically tricked-out versions of centuries-old tesselations as a resource for future designers by Barbara Eldredge The non-figurative artistic tradition of Islamic decoration includes remarkable rhythmic patterns, interlacing geometric ornament...
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