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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- BSA 6 placemaking principles beg more fundamental questions about overused and abused term - in archdaily.comJanuary 16, 2018 1:10 pm
- Amazon seeks big new office space in city - The Boston GlobeJanuary 16, 2018 12:12 pm
- Businesses bullish on Boston space - The Boston GlobeJanuary 16, 2018 12:10 pm
- Boston Tests Faster Bus Service Simply By Laying Out Orange Cones - StreetsblogDecember 15, 2017 4:18 pm
- Boston’s Fenway Center will break ground after 15 years of delays - ArchPaper.comDecember 14, 2017 5:21 pm
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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.