Photo: Southwest Federal Centre by Guillermo Esteves ⠀

Brutal Blocks provide new sources of inspiration

Celebrating the oft-ignored architecture in Washington

The overlooked Brutalist architecture of Washington D.C is being celebrated in a new map. From the J. Edgar Hoover Building (FBI HQ), to lesser known buildings like the the Woman’s National Democratic Club Annex, the concrete modules are highlighted amongst the more renowned neo-classical buildings that shape the city.
Image: Department of Housing and Urban Development Headquarters, Washington, D.C., 1966-68 (Marcel Breuer and Associates)
Image: The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. by Deane Madsen Hirshhorn