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Brutalism Edificio Giraldo

The Edificio Giraldo is a very early example of South American Brutalism. Thin bands of exposed concrete frame larger brick surfaces. The receding and protruding façade elements divide the front into two halves with nine bay windows on the left and larger glass surfaces on the far right.

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