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Forum: Development Projects 07-31-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 1,338,787
Posted By cca
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

Why is everyone so 0 -100 here? Just chill. Everyone is ok ... we all have axes and we all grind them.

Lets do this.

- KMP is right. That picture does nothing to support his/her issue of...
Forum: Development Projects 07-31-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 478,056
Posted By cca
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

yup. its still there folks.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 07-31-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 1,338,787
Posted By cca
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

They look a tad lonely I would have to say ... and I am not even a "built it higher" guy.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 07-29-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 29,922
Posted By cca
Re: Hood Business Park | 480-570 Rutherford Avenue | Charlestown

Its worse than ugly. That would be a bold statement. This is a collage of blah tropes. Way more infuriating.

cca
Forum: Development Projects 07-26-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 478,056
Posted By cca
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

Cleaned up might be strong right? Capping does not clean up, there is a whole ecosystem sub-grade that will continue to do its thing while we watch washed up rock stars and shove coins into machines...
Forum: Development Projects 07-26-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 63,120
Posted By cca
Re: One Kenmore Square | 560 Commonwealth Avenue | Kenmore Square

Nope ... you would have done your research and understood the premium you get with hiring a Name. Now ... BCDC will have not reason to not want to change things .. .and the neighborhood with pull...
Forum: Development Projects 07-23-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 63,120
Posted By cca
Re: One Kenmore Square | 560 Commonwealth Avenue | Kenmore Square

Mrs. Gang is going to give you something with a "twist" always ..that is her brochure appeal. She is getting tons of work riding the wave of Aqua Tower in Chicago and her High Line work in NYC. The...
Forum: Development Projects 07-19-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,860
Posted By cca
Forum: Development Projects 07-02-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 278,331
Posted By cca
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: 624
Views: 131,282
Posted By cca
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
Replies: 1,258
Views: 369,689
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: 624
Views: 131,282
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: 1,531
Views: 354,969
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: 624
Views: 131,282
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: 127,822
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: 162
Views: 36,604
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: 166,604
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: 274
Views: 67,779
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: 274
Views: 67,779
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: 674
Views: 142,191
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: 3,384
Views: 832,071
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: 274
Views: 67,779
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: 274
Views: 67,779
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: 72,369
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: 88
Views: 18,479
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...
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