Brutalist Architecture in Aberdeen

(N.B. this page is under construction, comments are welcome)

Inspired by the concrete structures of World War Two, brutalist architecture was ubiquitous in the 1960s around the World. Named after the French term for rough cast concrete ‘Beton Brut” and not it’s monumental stature.

Port Hill / Gallowgate

Wide / Establish Shots

(Mid Relation Shots)

West North Street Car Park

Utilitarian infrastructure can be shaped to follow the surrounding landscape. As this example of a car park in Aberdeen shows, as it follows the contours of a city centre high point.

Hutcheon Street / Mounthooly


On the site of the original Castle and infantry barracks sits an identical development to Seamount.

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