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Heroic Brutalism and the Lincoln House and Studio

In 2015 I attended a talk given by a couple of the authors of Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston, which had just been published. The insight of the authors was so keen and their presentation so impressive that I naturally purchased a copy at the event. It is truly a hefty tome, more…

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Ben Thompson, Jane Thompson, and Design Research

  Ben Thompson in front of his house on Moon Hill Road. Photograph by Phillip A. Harrington used by permission.   Ben Thompson was one of the key partners of The Architects Collaborative and one of the founding residents of the Six Moon Hill neighborhood here in Lexington. Then he went on to become a “shaper…

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