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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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Paul Rudolph in Cambridge and Boston

 There was a column by Alex Beam in today’s Boston Globe that discusses the legacy of “starchitect,” Paul Rudolph. After graduating Harvard’s prestigious Graduate School of Design, where Rudolph studied under Bauhaus co-founder, Walter Gropius. Rudolph went on to become Dean of the Yale architecture school. His largest project was on the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth…

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