Béton brut

_State Public Offices, Geelong, Australia

_architect Buchan Laird & Buchan now Buchan Group


_”concrete is a very intractable material, but it can be a beautiful material if it is used in the way its own nature intends it to be used … It is a sort of sculpture that you can only do with reinforced concrete, but you need to work to a certain scale … It is not a cosy little material.”

_Denys Lasdun

















_photos John Jovic

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