The new museums site, building by Arup Associates, 1966-74

Barnabas Calder (Photographer)

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This is Cambridge’s most elating piece of Brutalism. No other post-war building in the city has such a Piranesian charge to it, nor such elegantly ostentatious engineering.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
EditionBuilding of the Month April 2008
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008


  • architecture
  • brutalism
  • Cambridge
  • Arup Engineering
  • ostentatious engineering

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