Brutalist buildings: Park Hill, Sheffield by Jack Lynn and Ivor SmithAs a result of the steep hillside site, the buildings rise from four storeys at the highest point to 13 at the lowest. This meant the architects could maintain a level roofline, and allowed the creation of the elevated open-air decks.
West Virginia’s abandoned Lake Shawnee Amusement Park shut down back in 1966 and has laid in ruins ever since. Many believe Lake Shawnee to be horribly cursed. The park was built upon the site of a desecrated Native American burial ground, and was the location of a brutal massacre of settlers.
a painting of high rise blocks of flats seen from a balcony Mandy Payne's recent work explores Park Hill in Sheffield, the Grade II* listed council estate and one of Britain’s largest examples of Brutalist architecture. The site is currently undergoing regeneration which makes it an interesting site to observe.working with materials integral to the estate itself; aerosol paints (with reference to the graffiti) and concrete its cast as a concrete canvas to paint on directly.