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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- Green commutes: Protected bike lanes arrive on Comm Ave - WEEIAugust 10, 2018 6:29 pm
- Mind your manners on the subway: It might just speed service along - The Boston GlobeAugust 10, 2018 6:10 pm
- Does Taxing Airbnb Actually Help the Affordable Housing Crisis? - GoverningAugust 8, 2018 5:57 pm
- Boston’s old Northern Avenue bridge: Who should get priority when it reopens? - CurbedAugust 8, 2018 5:42 pm
- Downtown Crossing plaza with seating and bike lane will also test traffic patterns - Curbed BostonAugust 8, 2018 5:36 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.