Yale renovation holds lessons for Boston


Photo from Archinect

Loving care for a Brutalist giant: Yale renovation holds lessons for Boston City Hall Robert Campbell Boston Globe November 2, 2008

“Seeing the building again, I’m struck by its success as a social arena. Rudolph understood how to create a world that brings people together. His interior is concentric. Each major floor has a big space in the middle, often two stories high, which is ringed by studios and offices at various levels. These central spaces are the equivalent of a city’s public squares: People emerge from their private quarters to meet and mix as citizens of the school.”

Posted by: Tanya

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s