Banq Wins Wallpaper’s Best New Restaurant
Adaptive reuse of infill projects is a very green way to build. Where better than an abandoned building in the heart of the old city of Boston. And this much wood will certainly form an insulating barrier to help keep an old building energy efficient. But - on the other hand - to use so much wood? Lovely as it is - a bit excessive!
Baker House: The Alvar Aalto Dorm at MIT
Dwell has a great peek inside MIT’s Baker House student housing — one of two Alvar Aalto designed buildings in North America!Baker House was built in 1949 and is known for it’s wavy shape, cantilevered staircases, skylights and wedge-shaped rooms — all progressive design elements for a building that is 60 years old!The other North American Aalto building? — the library at Mount Angel Abbey in Oregon.
Boston Architecture | Classics - François Soulignac | Digital Creative
Downtown Boston’s streets were not organized on a grid, but grew in a meandering organic pattern from early in the 17th century. They were created as needed, and as wharves and landfill expanded the area of the small Boston peninsula. Continue reading →
The Institute of Contemporary Art by Diller Scofidio + Renfro
After punching holes in the fundamental concept of museums, Diller Scofidio + Renfro actually creates one: a new building for Boston’s Institute of Contemporary art
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