Not a cosy little material

(…) Concrete is a very intractable material, but it can be a beautiful material if it is used in the way its own nature intends it to be used… It is a sort of sculpture that you can only do with reinforced concrete, but you need to work to a certain scale… It is not a cosy little material. (…)

Brilliant article about London’s National Theatre by Denys Lasdun.