Taking beef with a béton brut: Melbourne and Brutalism
We are pleased to partner with Open House Melbourne and the National Trust to bring you a very special tour exploring Brutalism in Melbourne.
Throughout the month of May, Open House Melbourne (OHM) pays homage to one of the most challenging architectural styles: brutalism. OHM will host a series of screenings, talks and tours exploring the social significance of the style, and ask the question: What is the new, new brutalism?
Our architour will take you on a journey through a variety of building types, including a carpark, cinema, bank branch and a union headquarters. Along the way we encourage you to (re)consider your reactions to brutalism.
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Meet: Total Carpark - assemble at ground floor entry
- Time: 10am-11.30am
- Date: Saturday 14 May 2016
- Group size: 15 people maximum
- Look for us with the Melbourne Architours bags
- Please arrive 10 minutes early to ensure a prompt departure
We will finish at 11.30am within the neighbourhood, where we invite you to continue the conversation over a coffee/drink.
Wear walking shoes and bring water/sunglasses/umbrella.
Any questions and feedback can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to having you on the tour!
When & Where
We are a group of local Melburnians who work, live and breathe architecture and design in this city. Keen to share the knowledge and generate discussion about the built environment, we invite you on a walking tour with us to learn about Melbourne’s evolution through its building fabric. Come and join us for one of our tours, followed by a caffeine pitstop or beer at the bar to dissect the good and the bad about the city and its architecture.