"What has been gained is a notable achievement in the creation and control of urban space, and in the uses of monumentality and humanity in the best pattern of great city building. Old and New Boston are joined through an act of urban design that relates directly to the quality of the city and its life." - Ada Louise HuxtableSorry, Ada. Your word salad aside, Boston City Hall is a monument to ugliness. It is perhaps the most outstanding civic eyesore in the United States. How could the citizens of Boston blight their attractive downtown with this architectural boil?
Friday, July 3, 2009
The problem with modern architecture
The problem with most modern architecture is 30-40 years on it ends up looking like this.
Posted by Lou Minatti at 7:33 AM