Czech Brutalism


Between 1974 and 1978, the Embassy of the Czech Republic at the Otto-Grotewohl Straße in Berlin was designed by Vladimír Machonin and his wife Věra Machoninová—one of the best representations of Brutalist architectural structures in the city. With its monolithic exposed concrete, expressive elements, and high ceilings, the building encompasses the term Brutalism which is taken from béton brut, French for “raw concrete.”

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