An imagined future reflection on a well-planned 21st century in Boston: We can finally declare summer 2084 has started as indicated by the number of daily boat and canoe commuters, together with the daily increase of water level (finally the latest snow storms have started melting). As of next year MBTA will also provide a […]
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- Boston Dedicated Bus Lanes Facing Funding Questions - Planetizen / Boston GlobeJanuary 11, 2019 8:55 pm
- Boston's brutalist City Hall turns 50 this year, prepares for big renovation - archpaper.comJanuary 10, 2019 8:31 pm
- How the Boston Molasses Disaster Ushered in the Era of Modern Regulation - CityLabJanuary 9, 2019 12:07 pm
- Which MBTA line was the least reliable in 2018? Here are the numbers - MassLive.comDecember 31, 2018 12:53 pm
- Boston’s miracle: how America stopped young men killing each other - GuardianDecember 10, 2018 10:48 am
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“What architect isn’t interested in housing? I hate the whole blasted idea of it. I think it’s a worthy undertaking – to provide a decent apartment for a man who earns fifteen dollars a week. But not at the expense of other men. Not if it raises the taxes, raises all the other rents and […]
The most important part of a building is the first ten vertical feet. This is the portion that makes the street scene where life happens. People rarely look up at buildings; we’re accustomed to paying attention to what’s directly in front of us, but that doesn’t excuse the rest of the building.
When Art and Architecture meet. As humans we are constantly overwhelmed and barraged by a multitude of advertisements in any graphic form. There is so much of it that when walking through a square (Times Square is probably the epitome) we are tempted to forget that the space is formed by architectures of any kind.