Barry Humphries (in the Spectator – given the intrusiveness of that abomination of a Web page, I’m not linking to it):

[H]e cordially loathes the “brutalist carbuncle” in which [the Barbican is] housed. “I’m always pleased to see the brutalist buildings of London decaying. I was delighted when I heard that cement can rot.” He invented the phrase “senile cementia” for the incipient dereliction of these 20th-century landmarks.

Fuck yeah, brutalism (q.v.)!

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