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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- BU announces stunning new building on Charles River campusOctober 29, 2018 11:00 am
- Boston taps SCAPE for a resilient harbor master plan - ArchPaper.comOctober 22, 2018 10:57 am
- Ten Years Later, Boston Says The Big Dig Was The Catalyst For A City Building Boom - BisNowOctober 17, 2018 12:25 pm
- Foreign Firm Wants to Bring Privately Run Student Housing to Boston - PlanetizenOctober 13, 2018 4:15 pm
- City to ask developers about their inclusion of minority and women workers, investors - The Boston Globe (paywall)October 9, 2018 2:43 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.