Portfolio – Garrett Miller

In this class I learned new skills and tools to utilize in project planning, ideation, and especially design. I learned the most through doing, by creating both of the projects required in this class. My first project was for the upcycle project in this class, where we had to take some used and/or old materials…

Aesthetics Exploration: Brutalism

Fig 1: CU Boulder Engineering Center, Extremely Brutalist. Photo from the CU Boulder Website Brutalism is a aesthetic defined by functionality, a form of architecture that shows the raw materials of construction. Brutalist is defined by exposed construction materials, unusually shaped buildings and monochromatic colors. Many of the monumental concrete structures seen all over the…