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Forum: Development Projects 10-11-2018, 10:59 AM
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Posted By tangent
Re: MIT.nano

This is a big step among many making the more utilitarian side of the MIT an integral part of campus. This area was largely slapped together during war time and during the Cold War and has some...
Forum: Development Projects 08-06-2018, 10:18 AM
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Posted By tangent
Re: MIT.nano

Anyone have any shots from across the river that they would care to share? My biggest aesthetic concern on this was that it was going to be encroaching on the iconic dome.
Forum: Development Projects 03-15-2018, 01:53 PM
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Posted By tangent
Re: MIT.nano

I think it is a testament to good design that my only complaint is that I wish there were more sight-lines to be able to see it or I wish the surrounding and attached buildings looked nearly as good.
Forum: Development Projects 12-12-2016, 07:58 AM
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Posted By tangent
Re: MIT.nano

That's what universities do...spend a lot of money on architecture and aesthetics to create a campus and not just a jumble of buildings.

Demoing the low rise portion of 24 would help quite a bit....
Forum: Development Projects 12-11-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By tangent
Re: MIT.nano

Eliminate buildings 31 and 24. That would do it.
Forum: Development Projects 12-10-2016, 09:58 PM
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Views: 42,198
Posted By tangent
Re: MIT.nano

Yes, I've wandered through there once or twice. It felt a bit like the compromise you describe. Considering how central it is and the cluster of buildings behind it, it really did feel like...
Forum: Development Projects 12-08-2016, 01:33 PM
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Posted By tangent
Re: MIT.nano

And here it is... The iconic dome peaking up above. With its... Grand entrance... Oh wait that is on the other side.
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Forum: Development Projects 12-07-2016, 06:41 PM
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Posted By tangent
Re: MIT.nano

I'd like nano a lot better if building 13 was also replaced or just removed altogether.

Building 13 is as if they built the brutalist Boston City Hall attached to the side of Faneuil Hall
Forum: Development Projects 06-26-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By tangent
Re: MIT.nano

I recall an MIT professor mentioning how when he was having a new house built for his family that the architect had remarked he had never had a client present him with a vision statement and list of...
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