Modernism vs Brutalism - What's the difference?

modernism | brutalism |

As nouns the difference between modernism and brutalism

is that modernism is (uncountable) modern or contemporary ideas, thought, practices, etc while brutalism is (architecture) a style of modernist architecture characterized by angular geometry and overt signs of the construction process.



  • (uncountable) Modern or contemporary ideas, thought, practices, etc.
  • (countable) Anything that is characteristic of modernity.
  • any of several styles of art, architecture, literature, philosophy, etc., that flourished in the 20th century
  • a religious movement in the early 20th century that tried to reconcile Roman Catholic dogma with modern science and philosophy
  • Derived terms

    * modernist * postmodernism English words suffixed with -ism ----




  • Brutal, violent behaviour; savagery.