june, 2019

01jun9:00 am12:30 pmPhotowalk: The Beauty in Brutalism9:00 a.m.: An exploration of Washington D.C.'s iconic Brutalist architecture

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Photowalk with Mark Alan Andre

Saturday, June 1,
9 a.m. – Noon
Location TBA

Cost: $15 (Registration to Focus on the Story 2019 also required)

Brutalist Architecture has gained a reputation for being severe, stark, and boring. The growth of Washington, DC through the 1960s and 70s has lead to a dearth of examples of the style in the central core of the Capitol. The very same things that make Brutalism infamous make it a great subject for a photowalk around Washington, DC.

We’ll look at examples of buildings from architectural icons Gordon Bunshaft, Harry Weese, and Marcel Breuer along with some beautiful examples of the style from less well known designers. We’ll spend some time at each stop exploring the buildings, sharing tips, and garnering a new appreciation for the often maligned slice of architectural history.

About Mark

Mark Alan Andre is an architectural designer and award-winning photographer who has been featured by the Washington Post, The Weather Channel, and Modern Luxury DC Magazine. His education and work as an architect heavily influence his work, focusing on Landscapes, Buildings, and Urban Spaces. His infrared photography has also been featured on PetaPixel and Designboom.

Image © Mark Alan Andre

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