Not Brutal Enough

No architecture for a while but this…

I’m a big fan of Brutalism, but this hodgepodge in Wellington Street is sad to say rubbish. Especially the colourbond addition. Nursing or something. 

About AHC McDonald

Comedian, artist, photographer and critic. From 2007 to 2017 ran the culture and satire site The Worst of Perth
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25 Responses to Not Brutal Enough

  1. GivDBird says:

    but mission brown rocks!


  2. Naomi says:

    The rust plays a nice contrast against the weeds and mission brown panels.


  3. Shazza says:

    Not even the bore water stains can save it.


  4. vegan says:

    it starts out well at the front, but sadly falters beyond this.


  5. Rong1 says:

    Would it look better in Federation Green?


  6. Zuben says:

    A facade only a DOCOMOMO could love …


  7. Zuben says:

    … but despite some recent major losses there is still quite a lot of good brutalist architecture remaining in perth both in team x and regional style variants .


  8. Sir Bill International says:

    The WASON building
    is now the Education Centre of RPH
    and remember Brutalism and Medicine go hand in hand.


  9. Zuben says:

    I like it . It s modern


  10. Zuben says:

    Why get sentimental about all this old stuff when it is most properly replaced by 12-storey residential mixed-use infill development ?

    Nurses can learn what they need from home in the office or on the street .


  11. Bob Ross says:

    Good brutalism is hard to find. Crap brutalism is everywhere in our universities, especially Curtin and Murdoch. Studying at Murdoch is like studying in a concentration camp.

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