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Boston City Hall: A Riposte Architecture

Boston City Hall: A Riposte

By Simon Waxman

If the mayor cooled his heels in the Villa Savoye or the Sydney Opera House, would you feel better about standing in line for an hour to contest a parking ticket or register a business?

Designing For Disaster Design

Designing For Disaster

By Renée Loth

Most of our so-called ‘natural’ disasters are at least partly man made: Sandy is just the most recent example. Architects, engineers, and designers are often ahead of the curve, but we’ve got miles to go to prepare for future ‘acts of God.’

Bigger Isn’t Better. Smaller Is. Design

Bigger Isn’t Better. Smaller Is.

By Cheryl Katz

Living and working in small spaces. Some find it claustrophobic, but Boston-based designer Cheryl Katz says — it gets us closer to what we hold most dear.

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Bricks To Brutalism To … Bland Arts

Bricks To Brutalism To … Bland

By Renée Loth

Historic Boston was built of brick, a legacy that gave way in the ’60s to the so-called Brutalist style – and now to big, boring boxes. But, Renee Loth wonders, is there a better way?

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Designing For Disaster Design

Designing For Disaster

By Renée Loth

Most of our so-called ‘natural’ disasters are at least partly man made: Sandy is just the most recent example. Architects, engineers, and designers are often ahead of the curve, but we’ve got miles to go to prepare for future ‘acts of God.’

Bigger Isn’t Better. Smaller Is. Design

Bigger Isn’t Better. Smaller Is.

By Cheryl Katz

Living and working in small spaces. Some find it claustrophobic, but Boston-based designer Cheryl Katz says — it gets us closer to what we hold most dear.

  • 23
Bricks To Brutalism To … Bland Arts

Bricks To Brutalism To … Bland

By Renée Loth

Historic Boston was built of brick, a legacy that gave way in the ’60s to the so-called Brutalist style – and now to big, boring boxes. But, Renee Loth wonders, is there a better way?

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