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Forum: Development Projects 03-02-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 108,403
Posted By unterbau
Re: Liberty Wharf (Jimmy's Harborside)

Kind of a mishmash of trendy architectural features of the past decade, but compared to the surroundings, i'll take it
Forum: Development Projects 02-19-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 210,108
Posted By unterbau
Re: Mass Art Dormitory

it often is, but do you always want to pay extra to have people work at night?
Forum: 2010 Awards Voting & Discussion 02-12-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,909
Posted By unterbau
Re: Hall of Shame (CHOOSE 3)

johnson bpl addition should not be on here. sheesh.
and I like that eye and ear building a lot. the facade reminds me of swiss grid layouts
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-08-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,766
Posted By unterbau
Re: Deal for new CR Locomotives

wow that was like when you walk up to a friend and call their name, but when they turn around it's actually someone else
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-08-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,514
Posted By unterbau
Re: MBTA Train Redesign

where are the doors?

also regarding the blinds vs secondary door, it sounds like you'd still have the potential issue of people walking out on the blinds/blocking the train? the glass doors...
Forum: Development Projects 01-31-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 99,589
Posted By unterbau
Re: Brookline Developments

SO... the Korean Church is actually pretty cool. Especially the interior
http://archidose.org/wp/2011/01/31/korean-church-of-boston/

you guys can be so silly sometimes
Forum: The 2010 Awards Nominations & Discussion (CLOSED) 01-15-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,469
Posted By unterbau
Re: Worst New Development of 2010

yeah, no need to jump the gun, i'm sure it will still be there next year

maybe nothing sucked this year! wouldn't that be novel
Forum: The 2010 Awards Nominations & Discussion (CLOSED) 01-15-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,508
Posted By unterbau
Re: Hall of Shame Nominees

Orange Line Rolling Stock
Forum: The 2010 Awards Nominations & Discussion (CLOSED) 01-15-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,677
Posted By unterbau
Re: Hall of Fame Nominees

Federal Reserve Tower
Boston Aquarium (Interior)
Saarinen Chapel/Auditorium MIT
Baker Hall MIT

Second:
BPL
Boston Five Cent
Harvard Station (i wish other stations were even half this good)...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 10-25-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,560
Posted By unterbau
Re: To restore or to not restore the MBTA's late-night service

wait, does electricity work this way? specifically doesn't the 3rd rail pull electricity when it's in use, or just passively?
Forum: Development Projects 08-25-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 101,301
Posted By unterbau
Re: MFA Expansion

that blank wall really bugs me
Forum: Development Projects 08-12-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 18,605
Posted By unterbau
Re: Boston 2050

a bunch of drama queens in here
Forum: Development Projects 08-03-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 27,203
Posted By unterbau
Re: Edward M. Kennedy Institute

i meant the current design for the kennedy institute
Forum: General 08-03-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,886
Posted By unterbau
Re: Movie Thread (Boston)

Jeremy Renner looks fantastic in it, however
Forum: Development Projects 08-03-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 27,203
Posted By unterbau
Re: Edward M. Kennedy Institute

to be fair how often will you be seeing this building from this vantage point?
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 07-31-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,335
Posted By unterbau
Re: Landmarking Brutalism

can't wait til you can see the reflection of a TGI fridays sign in the reflecting pool.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-29-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,035
Posted By unterbau
Re: Parking for scooters and motorcycles

They were fine on the sidewalk, but I think it's technically illegal these days. Either way it should've been free.
Forum: Development Projects 07-28-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 167,897
Posted By unterbau
Re: Menino Proposes Selling City Hall

I, too, am concerned about the Sea Baron laying waste to our open space. DOWN WITH THE SEA BARON!
Forum: Development Projects 07-27-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 167,897
Posted By unterbau
Re: Menino Proposes Selling City Hall

so...this is city hall, right?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MythJLg8IGU
Forum: Development Projects 07-19-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 36,663
Posted By unterbau
Re: Constellation Center Cambridge

I'm not talking about the specific type of architecture, I'm just referring to the use of historical architecture to create a theme. The same would go for IIT if they built an addition in the form of...
Forum: Development Projects 07-19-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 36,663
Posted By unterbau
Forum: Development Projects 07-19-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 36,663
Posted By unterbau
Re: Constellation Center Cambridge

Can't deny that, but there's a level of fantasy they are trying to create. an educational theme park if you will.
Forum: Development Projects 07-19-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 36,663
Posted By unterbau
Re: Constellation Center Cambridge

It's marketing! Disneyland is filled with artificially historical environments to evoke an atmosphere of being in some distant time and place. And isn't that what these faux-historical campuses are...
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 36,663
Posted By unterbau
Re: Constellation Center Cambridge

I think the newness of the building can be somewhat attributed to the 'disney look'
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 36,663
Posted By unterbau
Re: Constellation Center Cambridge

Even if you are building in a classicist style, you can still try for something interesting.
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