From its unusual cutout concrete cover through the insightful descriptions and photos of 50 famous Brutalist concrete buildings scattered around the world, Christopher Beanland's Concrete Concept is a must for any fan of architectural concrete. "Why brutalism? Some questions keep recurring like the same sad song on the radio: why do you like these ugly buildings? Where the bloody hell did they come from? The answer to the first one is easy as pie; the second--well, how long have you got..." So begins the introduction--a fitting start to this quirky book that any concrete fan shouldn't miss.