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Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4,058
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Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Ooooo. Citizen M is great. Their lobbies are always open and are great places to work or take meetings when you freelance.
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 24,192
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Parcel 12 | Massachusetts Avenue at Boylston Street | Back Bay

So this new design is going to make traffic on the mass pike worse. with the previous design the mass of the structure tiered down and back into the tunnel making it appear more like funnel that you...
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 86,249
Posted By found5dollar
Re: 401 Park Drive (formerly Landmark Center) | Fenway

I audibly gasped when I saw these pictures! Those are pretty famous statues by Nicole Eisenman, a prominent contemporary artist who currently has pieces in the Whitney Biennial. I saw some amazing...
Forum: Development Projects 06-12-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 230,405
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Marriott Moxy Hotel | 240 Tremont Street (Parcel P-7A) | Theater District

wow. those vertical fins on the silver panels add way more texture and interest then I expected.
Forum: Development Projects 06-06-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 201,363
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Northeastern University - Institutional Master Plan

While ADA is an amazing thing, it can be incredibly hard to fit ramps in sometimes. I am designing a site specific play in NYC right now and the room has a lading with 4 steps down to the main area...
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 05-17-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 46,962
Posted By found5dollar
Re: NYC Architecture and Development

A truck carrying some of the panels for this one tipped over and crushed a car not to long ago. dont mind the "movie prop" in the post, they just dont know what they are talking about...
Forum: Development Projects 04-13-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,686
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Scape Student Housing | 1252-1268 Boylston Street | Fenway

oh my gahd. I snorted when I read that.

But to add to the chorus, the Ramrod and Machine are not what they used to be. It always sucks to loose queer spaces, but all the real leather and rubber...
Forum: Development Projects 04-11-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 24,192
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Parcel 12 | Massachusetts Avenue at Boylston Street | Back Bay

The one concrete thing that did come out of this process was dividing the air rights into parcels. Those numbers are still used today and are what I was interested in.
Forum: Development Projects 04-09-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 24,192
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Parcel 12 | Massachusetts Avenue at Boylston Street | Back Bay

Insomnia last night had me realizing I have never seen a full map of all of the air rights parcels drawn out. After a bit of sleuthing I found this 2000 document from when they drewout all of the...
Forum: Development Projects 04-09-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 35,591
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Emerson College - Little Building Addition + Renovation | 80 Boylston St | Downto

i know it is going away, but i am kind of obsessed with the green insulation peeking trough the "cornice" area of this facade. unexpected and beautiful.
Forum: Greater New England 12-26-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 107,214
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Worcester Improvements

I wrote his wikipedia page onceuponatime:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burnside_Fountain
Forum: Development Projects 10-10-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 32,782
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Riverside Station development

Is this boring? Oh God Yes.

It is likely the best chance at developing and best uses for the land. I would likely say yes.
Forum: Greater New England 10-07-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 107,214
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Worcester Improvements

Two of the gems of downtown are gone, one because of the fear of gay people and the other because of the worship of money, but hey, rich people can drink outside now so that's a win... right?
Forum: Development Projects 08-23-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 189,695
Posted By found5dollar
Re: Quaker Lane + Congress Square | Downtown

wow. the more details of this I see the more stunning it becomes. that alley is now a show stopper with the play of ornament and structure across multiple buildings and planes. Real nice.
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 05-21-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 46,962
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.
...
Forum: Development Projects 03-26-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 230,405
Posted By found5dollar
Forum: Development Projects 03-26-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 230,405
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.
...
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 01-17-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,955
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: 1,955
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: 4,790
Views: 1,055,370
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: 4,790
Views: 1,055,370
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: 4,790
Views: 1,055,370
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: 4,790
Views: 1,055,370
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: 4,790
Views: 1,055,370
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: 2,856
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.
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