asymmetric brutal cuboid
Lynebank Hospital Administration building, Dunfermline.
Constructed in 1965, it is an important example of Brutalist architecture of the post-war period. Designed by Alison and Hutchison and Partners (Harry Horace Macdonald - partner in charge).
A four storey asymmetrical cuboid structure, comprising of lecture theatre and office block.
A rare and substantially unaltered example of this style of architecture at a hospital site in Britain, showing earlier Soviet Constructivist and proto-Brutalist British influences, whilst also being a modern take on the Scottish fortified tower-house.
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