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Old 01-07-2019, 02:25 PM   #141
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Re: Dock Square Parking Garage | 20 Clinton Street |

Another brainless product of the neverending capitulation to smallminded local interests over the common good.

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Old 01-07-2019, 03:31 PM   #142
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Thar she blows.
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Old 01-07-2019, 03:48 PM   #143
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The outcome–obvious and transparent;
A great project turned into fucking garbage.
This should infuriate Marty Walsh.
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Predictably, every possible ounce of visual interest and vitality have been bled form the concept. I recall criticizing the the initial design as "Bjarke Ingels on the cheap." The new renderings are so watered down, you can't even see the influence anymore. Another inhabitable massing model. Yay!
Just when you thought you've seen everything. This; just another example demonstrating how these 'Impact Advisory Groups' cleverly convene–and defraud Boston by reducing great projects into lousy ones, and gradually build a less great City. How is the lack of doing something great when you could have done something great–in any way, benefiting the public good?

No additional perspectives required (Stick Take Five);

this angle tells all....



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Old 01-07-2019, 04:05 PM   #144
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^ In theory, IAGs can bring value and improve a result. In practice here in Boston (and probably elsewhere) the selection process is highly politicized, and many of those empaneled have deficient knowledge of the built environment; others arrive with "an agenda." To put it another way, we're using a good recipe and "bad" ingredients.

I've come to believe that it's incumbent upon the BPDA & BCDC to play a significant role in better educating IAG members (and the general population) on a spectrum of topics related to architecture and urbanism.
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Old 01-07-2019, 04:09 PM   #145
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What we need is a Boston resident who cares deeply about the built environment and is well versed in architecture and urbanism to apply to be on the board.
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Old 01-07-2019, 04:19 PM   #146
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^^in a hoot–i got invited by City Hall to run for a seat on the Downtown Planning Board.
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Old 01-07-2019, 05:03 PM   #147
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That actually looks pretty cool 👀
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Old 01-07-2019, 05:39 PM   #148
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Reminds me of a cheap, knocked-down Mercedes House in NYC:

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Old 01-07-2019, 05:41 PM   #149
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Well, i don't dislike the glass. But the far end should be increased by 5~6 floors.

(i think) the Harbor Garage is going to be the last shadow maker tower.

Give it a more dramatic downward slope to get shadow off the Greenway.


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Wow! in reference to the Mercedes House,

why go crapturd instead of what would work so well for this site?
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Old 01-07-2019, 07:45 PM   #150
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Looks like yall got the retail u wanted...
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