Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Misnomer

This example of Brutalist Architecture is situated in the middle of a cluster of fine old buildings on the University of Minnesota Minneapolis campus:



It isn't a "hall", it's a bunker.

Even the patio is intimidating:



The building is mostly below grade, but it managed to sprout this little utilities annex, just to make sure it wasn't ignored:





By Professor Batty



3 Comments:

Blogger Jono said...

I am sure some folks must refer to it as "Williamson Bunker".


Blogger Cellar Door said...

Reminds me a little of the UW Madison.


Blogger Professor Batty said...

In the late 60's there was a converted barracks on this site named "Temporary South of Fowell", it was a relic from World War I. This could be a relic from World War III.

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