Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha has won the 2017 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture. Take a look at some of his more adventurous concrete buildings.

He is an architect with an incredible international reputation, yet almost all his masterpieces are built exclusively in his home country. Revolutionary and transformative, Mendes da Rocha’s work typifies the architecture of 1950s Brazil: raw, chunky, and beautifully ‘brutal’ concrete."

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