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Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 01-17-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Board Decorum

Jouhou,
I do not have any "weirdly intimate knowledge of this project." This board is a place for people who like to and know how to research and have an affinity for the built environment. There...
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 01-16-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By found5dollar
Board Decorum

The decorum on this board seems to be moving down hill fast. Just over the past year or so I have seen threads having to be locked because of ridiculous arguments, people making outrageous claims...
Forum: Development Projects 01-16-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 698,334
Posted By found5dollar
Re: 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

Are you shitting me?

If you have read just about any fucking thing I have posted here or looked at my post history it is incredibly obvious I am a theatrical scenic designer living in Brooklyn and...
Forum: Development Projects 01-15-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 698,334
Posted By found5dollar
Re: 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

The windows are not checkered, they are pleated glass. What looks like a checkered patterns is actually just how the rendering shows the different reflections on the different angles of glass. look...
Forum: Development Projects 01-04-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 698,334
Posted By found5dollar
Re: 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

Incorrect. Out of the 8 enumerated goals of the development in the RFP, "highquality architecture" is stated only in one of the secondary goals and is one of about 8 things listed in said goal. The...
Forum: Development Projects 01-04-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 698,334
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Winthrop Square Garage Being Demolished

https://78.media.tumblr.com/7f201b956b07a10db757c7e27c2d9d4e/tumblr_n4eafwa3xc1qlvwnco1_500.gif
Forum: Development Projects 01-04-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 698,334
Posted By found5dollar
Re: 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

Y'all are Chicken Little's.
The sky is not falling.

I suggest an addition to the drinking game:

Everytime someone complains a building with destroy the skyline take a drink.

but honestly,...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-30-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Winter 2017 / 2018; MBTA.

^ all materials expand and contract because of the temperature. Wear from this happens, no matter how "quality" the rails are. It is just physics.
Forum: Development Projects 12-21-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,999
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Omni Hotel @ BCEC | Summer St | Seaport

Well she's dead so she's not designing any new buildings...
Forum: Development Projects 12-21-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Innovation Square (iSQ) | 6 Tide St. | Seaport

There are literately no other building around this. The views may be a bit off in the renders, but I don't doubt them, particularly the one facing the airport.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-19-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 135,155
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Silver Line to Chelsea

Thank you as always for these photos!

I am still impressed by the station design. Simple, effective, and well conceived.
Forum: Development Projects 12-16-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,427
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Assembly's Edge | Assembly Square | Somerville

the new road layout with this proposal makes no sense at all.
Forum: Development Projects 12-16-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 24,265
Posted By found5dollar
Re: The Huntington | 252, 258, and 264 Huntington Avenue

here is a rendering of the new theater lobby that i don't think we have seen yet.

from: http://www.wbur.org/artery/2017/12/15/huntington-theatre-approved
...
Forum: Development Projects 11-13-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,786
Views: 793,757
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

This is one of the more stunning pictures I have seen on this site. Beautiful work.
Forum: Development Projects 10-24-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,674
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Winter Garden | 100 Federal St. | Financial District

^You don't need an ugly building to activate a space. This windswept plaza vs. interior space activation is a false dichotomy. By enclsoing this space in such a strange and nonsensical way we are...
Forum: Development Projects 10-24-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 24,265
Posted By found5dollar
Re: The Huntington | 252, 258, and 264 Huntington Avenue

This weekend they separated the water main so the Theater has its own connection now.
Forum: Development Projects 10-20-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,674
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Winter Garden | 100 Federal St. | Financial District

^ A) Just because you do not use a space does not make it desolate. This plaza was used at lunch times and before and after work hours. You could get the same activation this structure will bring by...
Forum: Development Projects 10-20-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,674
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Winter Garden | 100 Federal St. | Financial District

Well I may not have been elegant in my previous disapproval of this building, I consistently have expressed my disdain of it. Roll back though this thread and you will see. What did I say that was...
Forum: Development Projects 10-20-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 24,265
Posted By found5dollar
Re: The Huntington | 252, 258, and 264 Huntington Avenue

im loading in a show here again this week. the old shops are completely empty and vacated. The elephant door into the theater is locked and sealed. There are a new series of concrete ramps and steps...
Forum: Development Projects 10-20-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,674
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Winter Garden | 100 Federal St. | Financial District

This is a hideous blob with no relationship to any of its surroundings. It resembles an undergraduate thesis project. Full of fad, short on substance.

I bet is is going to have color change LED...
Forum: Development Projects 10-09-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 281,363
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Pierce Boston (née The Point )| Boylston St/Brookline Av | Fenway

Yaaaaaaaaaas operable windows Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaas
Forum: Development Projects 10-09-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,360
Posted By found5dollar
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 09-27-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 135,155
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Silver Line to Chelsea

Thsi may be a silly question, but do we know how this will integrate into the subway map? i know it will be a silver line, but i just want to know how its going to be drawn in....
Forum: Development Projects 08-19-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 44,674
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Winter Garden | 100 Federal St. | Financial District

this thing is just as hideous as we thought it would be.
Forum: Greater New England 07-23-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 61,389
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Worcester Improvements

The demolition of the Paris Cinema should not be a celebratory moment for Worcester. It was a beautiful movie palace that we allowed to fall apart and decay until it was no longer salvageable purely...
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