For hundreds of years, the structure of school buildings has remained unchanged, writes Mike Kalin.
Now I see the former Hancock Tower as a stunning canvas, shimmering blue or grey in answer to the seasonal sky, waiting for a new image to materialize.
The Prouty Garden at Boston Children’s Hospital is slated for demolition, with a new clinical building set to go in its place. The issue has deeply divided patients and caregivers....
Well, most of it anyway.
It's time for the mayor to revive his City Hall campaign promise.
Boston needs more habitable space, and we should be looking up, rather than planning more suburban sprawl.
When you buy a house, do you inherit a responsibility to its history, as well?
When residents of a historic neighborhood and the Americans with Disabilities Act collide.
Are the great feats of civil engineering behind us?
If the mayor cooled his heels in the Villa Savoye or the Sydney Opera House, would you feel better about standing in line for an hour to contest a parking...
It’s the embattled Brutalist landmark Bostonians love to hate: Why promising to replace City Hall might just be a winning strategy in the crowded field of mayoral candidates.
Could the widespread use of energy efficient technologies stem the rising tide of climate change? Our experts weigh in.
Most of our so-called 'natural' disasters are at least partly man made: Sandy is just the most recent example. Architects, engineers, and designers are often ahead of the curve, but...
Living and working in small spaces. Some find it claustrophobic, but Boston-based designer Cheryl Katz says — it gets us closer to what we hold most dear.
Historic Boston was built of brick, a legacy that gave way in the ’60s to the so-called Brutalist style – and now to big, boring boxes. But, Renee Loth wonders,...