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  • Conversation with Installation Artist Lee Mingwei at the Gardner Museum, Tomorrow 1-3

    Join me tomorrow afternoon at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for a conversation with Lee Mingwei, a fascinating and truly engaging participatory installation artist from Taiwan and NYC. I will be hosting a conversation with Mingwei in the Living Room from 1-3pm, as part of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Living Room series.  Please find more  information on Lee here: http://www.gardnermuseum.org/contemporary_art/artists/lee_mingwei   Hope [...]

  • Floatyard – housing for hurricane prone areas.

    How would you solve the problem of creating housing in areas that are susceptible to hurricanes? Design firm Perkins+Will recently submitted a design that won a 2013 P/A Award. Their design proposes a floating multifamily housing on a 72,000- square-foot pier in Charlestown, Mass., at the edge of Boston Harbor called, Floatyard. Ed Nardi, President [...]

  • What if South Station was in Fort Point Channel?

    The studio: The 2012 post-professional studio at the Yale School of Architecture, co-taught by Ed Mitchell, Fred Koetter and Aniket Shahane, examines a series of contiguous developer parcels in Boston. The studio focuses on the rail tracks leading to South Station, the site of the USPS warehouse, and the properties surrounding the Fort Point Channel [...]

  • And the Winner Is of the Glow Forum…..Crystal Sun!

    We would like to congratulate Robert Levit and Rodolphe el-Khoury as their proposal ‘Crystal Sun’ has been selected as the winner of the GLOW 2012 Competition! Both Robert and Rodolphe are partners at Khoury Levit Fong. Robert and Rodlphe are working on the second phase of Crystal Sun  with engineering consultant David Bowick, P. Eng. [...]