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Brutal Beauty - The Architecture of Sir Miles Warren

Television (Excerpts) – 2011

Unfortunate term, brutalism. When we were doing what is now regarded as brutalism, the word hadn't been invented.
– Sir Miles Warren reflects on the brutalist label given to a style of modernist architecture
Brutalism in England was seen as the brave new world, and we blithely thought that architecture was going to transform the world...it didn't, but it was an extraordinarily confident period.
– Sir Miles Warren on the mood in British architecture in the post-WWll period
He was housing someone just like himself: a new, sophisticated young man that wanted to live in a different way from the dowdy houses of the past.
– Architecture writer Douglas Lloyd Jenkins on Miles Warren's controversial Dorset Street Flats in Christchurch