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Forum: Development Projects 07-19-2019, 10:40 AM
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Forum: Development Projects 07-02-2019, 08:45 AM
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Views: 276,787
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Re: Ink Block (Boston Herald) | 300 Harrison Avenue | South End

Art allows your current state of mind to attach meaning to the work. I am pretty liberal, care about abortion rights ... but never saw this as the motivation. Since I am a father and middle age I...
Forum: Development Projects 07-01-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 126,263
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Re: MIT East Campus - Kendall Square Gateway | Cambridge

I was not criticizing this building at all just explaining that when you hire "idea based" designers ... you will get strong reactions. I am sure they expected that and have bought in to it.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 07-01-2019, 10:13 AM
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Views: 365,525
Posted By cca
Re: Fenway Center (One Kenmore) | Turnpike PARCEL 7, Beacon Street | Fenway

I believe this is TAT.

I believe Parcel K is Arrowstreet.

Should not surprise you that they are similar. They have similar criteria.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 06-28-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 126,263
Posted By cca
Re: MIT East Campus - Kendall Square Gateway | Cambridge

He is a smart guy, but he is also more interested in ideas than anything else. These kinds of "experiments" are inevitable with artists (not designer) like Mr. Terani.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 06-28-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 349,869
Posted By cca
Re: South Boston Infill and Small Projects

Yeeahhh, well if they google translated conveyor belt they would have found that in french that would be called a tapis roulant. Guess they could have called it TAPIS and that would have made as...
Forum: Development Projects 06-10-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 126,263
Posted By cca
Re: MIT East Campus - Kendall Square Gateway | Cambridge

Digging it ... from the beginning till now. Nice stuff.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 06-04-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 127,327
Posted By cca
Re: 50 Liberty @ Fan Pier | 50 Liberty Drive | Seaport

Nickle Sulfide Inclusion. Affects 1:1000 lights. Just saying.
Forum: Development Projects 05-21-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 35,578
Posted By cca
Re: Education First (Phase III) | 10 North Point Blvd | Cambridge

Architecture is not allow to be not beautiful. I learned that here at AB. I think there is legislation coming to that effect.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 05-14-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 165,591
Posted By cca
Re: The Boulevard (née The Times/Littlest Bar) | 110 Broad St | Downtown

Copper colored metalic paint with a resin coating. Same finish that your car gets just coppery.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 05-03-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 64,598
Posted By cca
Re: Gables Seaport (née Waterside Place 1B) | 505 Congress Street | Seaport

I would say that something just aint quite right here.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 05-02-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 64,598
Posted By cca
Re: Gables Seaport (née Waterside Place 1B) | 505 Congress Street | Seaport

If the BPDA saw the mock-up and signed off, and then reviewed it and signed-off ..the answer is never.

If there is some question of quality or execution there will likely be some immediate...
Forum: Development Projects 05-02-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 139,233
Posted By cca
Re: East Boston Developments

Lets not call it that ... unfortunately we should just call it normal. Its what the market will bear. Build cheap and thoughtlessly because ... you can. The markets says its ok, and the numbers work...
Forum: Development Projects 05-02-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 821,581
Posted By cca
Re: Innovation Dist. / South Boston Seaport

They needed the name to attract certain tenants away from Kendall Square and other tech/bio markets.

They dont need it any more and likely no one will call it that soon.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 05-01-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 64,598
Posted By cca
Re: Gables Seaport (née Waterside Place 1B) | 505 Congress Street | Seaport

It is a plank style panel ... but it IS oil-canning which can happen as described above or ... because the gauge of the metal is too thin ... thus not rigid enough for the forces that push and pull...
Forum: Development Projects 05-01-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 64,598
Posted By cca
Re: Gables Seaport (née Waterside Place 1B) | 505 Congress Street | Seaport

BCDC/BPDA requires an on-site mock-up. It is intended to be a quality control tool. If the mock-up and the finished product do not match (in material or in exicution quality) the BCDC/BPDA can...
Forum: Development Projects 04-29-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 71,782
Posted By cca
Re: Wentworth Expansion

Will always be. No doubt. Still not a bad image for a school that badly needs one.

cca



Sorry? Metropolis?
Forum: Development Projects 04-10-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 17,308
Posted By cca
Re: Revere Developments

- Yes

- White is a silicone sheet flashing (in lieu of metal) with sealant that looks a bit splattery

- I could be wrong ... but the black is just paint. You would not put a weather barrier on...
Forum: Development Projects 04-10-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 150,372
Posted By cca
Re: Pier 4 Condo Building (Former Anthony's site) | Seaport

JLG is a brand of man-lifts .. .so is Lull and Genie.
Forum: Development Projects 04-10-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,953
Posted By cca
Re: Emerson College - Little Building Addition + Renovation | 80 Boylston St | Downto

Who does that anymore? If you want the aesthetic of rivits ...you cnc a little button ... or you glue them on.


cca
Forum: Development Projects 04-10-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,953
Posted By cca
Re: Emerson College - Little Building Addition + Renovation | 80 Boylston St | Downto

They are still more expensive than no doing a beautiful facade and aesthetic trends change. This of it like this ... leggings are in ... ruffles are out.

cca

PS Ha ... I posted before I saw...
Forum: Development Projects 04-10-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 465,765
Posted By cca
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

All my urban design education was done through all the version of Simcity. Formative.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 04-09-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 17,308
Posted By cca
Re: Revere Developments

Ask a question. Maybe someone can help? Are you asking about what is going on here technically?
Forum: Development Projects 04-08-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,953
Posted By cca
Re: Emerson College - Little Building Addition + Renovation | 80 Boylston St | Downto

This was done for pennies on the dollar from the original (adjusting for inflation). This was all machine made from a digital scan of the original and had 0 human hands carving anything.

Tuition...
Forum: Development Projects 04-05-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 23,772
Posted By cca
Re: Fenway Theater | 12 Lansdowne St | Fenway

Don't know if you noticed, but I PM'ed you about this post. You should read it. Its an apology. :)

cca
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