Concert hall takasaki japan/ "Prevalent construction from WW1 to after WW2 using concrete and geometry. Growing up within a Brutalist architectural landscape evokes despondency through its cold material and linear form. "
From an excellent site on Brutalist architecture. Love the heavy angular design, the concrete and steel, and the architect's obvious imposition of his will on the landscape. Apparently, this is Marcel Breuer's IBM Research Complex, La Gaude, France - 1961.