The Weldon Library at the University of Western Ontario is typical of Brutalist architecture. The rounded corner stair towers provide end balance for five horizontal bands of béton brut concrete. The only ornament are three vertical “stripes” in the concrete.

béton brut = concrete with no formal finish

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    ♥Trapping myself in here until I get shit done
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    Reminds me of the Albert-Tessier building at UQTR. :P
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