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Brutey is in the eye of the beholder
Of the many requests to join this group or that on Facebook, there are a few who I join.One came through recently: Save 10 Murray – Architectural Gem to be Demolished.

Its 277 members hope to “Stop the wanton destruction of this landmark 1960s building.” and “Preserve Australia’s architectural heritage.”

Hobart’s State Government Offices are in the building that stands at this address and it is a fine example of modernist 1960s architecture; a style now regularly referred to as brutalist.

Burnie’s public library is an example; as is Launceston’s Henty House, although both buildings are younger than Murray St’s. …

Read the article here:  http://www.theadvocate.com.au/blogs/cat-among-the-pigeons/brutey-is-in-the-eye-of-the-beholder/1706955.aspx?src=email

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