Deane Madsen shares his knowledge of LA’s concrete architecture at Archinect Outpost

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/45/45ea2d97b2de41459671dc3d57f01e16.JPG?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />Recapping our second event of the year, <a href="https://outpost.archinect.com/" rel="nofollow" >Archinect Outpost</a> was excited to host Deane Madsen and his work on the newly published <em><a href="https://outpost.archinect.com/store/concrete-los-angeles-map?category=Books" rel="nofollow" >Concrete Los Angeles Map</a></em>. Despite the rainy weather on that Valentine's Day evening, enthusiasts of Los Angeles and brutalism flocked to join us for the special event. During the presentation, Deane provided guests with a brief explanation of the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/87928/brutalism" rel="nofollow" >brutalist</a> movement and soon went into the style's influence on Los Angeles architecture, while sipping complimentary cups of Archinect's own <a href="https://outpost.archinect.com/coffee" rel="nofollow" >Brutal coffee</a>.&nbsp;

Deane Madsen presenting the presence of brutalism in LA

Madsen shared his passion for brutalist architecture and his journey to curating map guides of cities with these structures. This particular two-sided map features over fifty concrete structures around the Los Angeles area, beautifully photographed by Jason Woods. From Rudolph Schindler, John Lautner and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Wood’s original photography accompany Madsen’s curated work a beautifully pr…

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