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Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 05-21-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 26,594
Posted By found5dollar
Re: NYC Architecture and Development

it seems Daniel Libeskind’s first building in NYC is popping up a few blocks from me.
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Forum: Development Projects 03-26-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 145,255
Posted By found5dollar
Forum: Development Projects 03-26-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 145,255
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Marriott Moxy Hotel | 240 Tremont Street (Parcel P-7A) | Theater District

I'm sitting in the panera bread across the corner from this and they are currently installing that platform style construction scaffolding around the base of the core which has the forms removed.
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Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 01-17-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
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, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
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 01-15-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 800,254
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, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 800,254
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, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 800,254
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, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 800,254
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, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 800,254
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, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
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, 10:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,040
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, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,054
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, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 165,364
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, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,890
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, 11:56 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 26,738
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
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Forum: Development Projects 11-13-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,331
Views: 922,031
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, 11:57 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 58,860
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, 11:49 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 26,738
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, 09:11 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 58,860
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, 07:20 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 58,860
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, 12:08 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 26,738
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 10-19-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 58,860
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, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 297,655
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Pierce Boston (née The Point )| Boylston St/Brookline Av | Fenway

Yaaaaaaaaaas operable windows Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaas
Forum: Development Projects 10-09-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,831
Posted By found5dollar
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