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    Union Square D2.1 | 10 Prospect Street | Somerville

    Holy cow. When scrolling I thought that "Webster Auto Sales" sign was on the building. I thought Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi were back with their decorated sheds writ large.
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    NYC Architecture and Development

    They mayor's screws up yet another thing. What even is he doing? https://queenseagle.com/all/2022/9/16/mayor-picks-queensway-over-new-subway-for-abandoned-rail-line-in-queens
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    MGM Music Hall (née Fenway Theater) | 12 Lansdowne St | Fenway

    I did a huge rant earlier about the interior design of the stage. I am so so so happy to see a detailed proscenium instead of the flat shapes they had in the renderings. It realy gives the room a reason for being there and a way for the audience to be enthralled before the show begins.
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    Worcester Infill and Small Developments

    I mean, as I noted in the post you quoted, the board that hands out the Pritzker Prize, the highest award in architecture, disagrees with all of this but you do you boo.
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    Worcester Infill and Small Developments

    I'm worry of feeding the troll but I think it is worth noting that the Pritzker Prize last year went to Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal, architects known for their reuse and refurbishment of existing buildings. Bringing an existing building back to life is more sustainable and more...
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    Worcester Infill and Small Developments

    just a smattering of "cool" things from the not so distant past in Worcester that I can think of off the top of my head: -The Hanover Theatre Conservatory -Brickbox Theater -The Grid district -Carroll Plaza revamp -Worcester Common renovation w/ skating rink -growth of stART on the Street -WRTA...
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    Bay Village Apartment Tower | 212 Stuart St. | Bay Village

    The edges and corners of this one are absolutely stunning. The sliced though uneven scallops just above that awning is such an amazingly textural detail.
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    South Station Tower | South Station Air Rights | Downtown

    Also there will be something dramatic in walking through a smaller, more regular opening and being released into a grand arching space. I design imersive theater and one of the big spacial concepts we work with is compression vs. expansion. Walking though a small space to get to a big space...
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    NYC Architecture and Development

    Then the answer is to make things better for them, not make it worse for everyone else. We should all have a right to sit down in public spaces and have access to public restrooms. Even, or especially, the homeless should have these rights. Let's maybe house people instead of removing benches...
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    NYC Architecture and Development

    This isn't a Penn station redevelopment. It is a way to give multiple city blocks and a ten figure tax break to Vornado as a kick back for helping to get people elected. *reposted becasue of messed up syntax*
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    Bulfinch Crossing | Congress Street Garage | West End

    The way the world is right now I'm sure we could find another literal Nazi, like Johnson, to build more fascist-coded architecture for us. Palladian windows for all the people that deserve them and no one else...
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    Alta on the Row | Mulberry Street | Worcester (Mount Carmel Site)

    Mostly this whole development is just a stab I'm my heart. Growing up I went to about 3 weddings in that church and played in that gym countless times. Replacing a beautiful if crumbling church building with anonymous apartment blocks and a parking garage hurts more than a little. Is the housing...
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    Parcel 12 | Massachusetts Avenue at Boylston Street | Back Bay

    Words like "transformational" are thrown around a ton, but this project is going to change everything around here. Incredable it is getting built and I am interested in what the vibe of the area is going to change to after it is open and settles in. Will it make this windswept corner of the city...
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial | Boston Common | Downtown

    I still hold that this is going to become seflie fuel and so many inappropriate pictures are going to be taken with it.

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