Architecture

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Home Additions: Arty in the Back

Architect Maryann Thompson loved the 1860s Cambridge/Somerville six-bedroom home—big enough for her five children, it was packed with potential. And because the house backed up […]

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Home Additions: Fix Master

As soon as attorney Chris Hug saw the backyard of this Lincoln property in 1995, he knew the house was for him. Just under an […]

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A Historic Mansion in Milton Is Opening to the Public This Spring

The stone mansion pictured above will soon be yours to explore. Built in 1878 for two well-to-do newlyweds—mining engineer William Ellery Channing and heiress Edith Hemenway Eustis—the […]

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10,000 Glass Raindrops Hang from Above at MassArt

Talk about makin’ it rain. The next time you have a chance to stop by MassArt’s Design and Media Center, look up. In late January, […]

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Take This Free Architecture Course, Courtesy of Harvard

The study of architecture may conjure images of construction, math, and precision, but an introductory course at Harvard is prepared to introduce architecture to you […]

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The Spiral Staircase of Your Dreams Exists in Beacon Hill

This massive, more than 14,000-square-foot townhouse for sale in Beacon Hill is an architectural marvel. The crown jewel of the Federal-style manse, though, is its grand […]

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Designing a Long Loft in the South End

Nader Tehrani and Cristina Parreño employ a sophisticated architectural scheme in Tehrani’s South End home, which once served as his design firm’s headquarters.

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Venetian Dream: SRV’s Interior Design

The region’s finest restaurants have plenty to teach us about interior design. Here, we take a closer look at SRV, an Italian bacaro in the South End helmed by cochefs Michael Lombardi and Kevin O’Donnell.

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Landmark: The Cutler Majestic Theatre

Where Beaux-Arts architecture takes center stage.

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Genius Squared: A Midcentury Modern Home Makeover in Cambridge

A family respectfully renovates a former trucking garage turned modern home originally designed by renowned architect Paul Rudolph.

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Experience Compact Living Firsthand at BSA Space

Instead of a city growing in luxury condo towers, picture a new type of development springing up—one that’s marketing awfully small living spaces. They offer kitchens that are mere steps […]

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A Look at Massachusetts’ Midcentury Modern Libraries

Libraries have been invaluable and ever-efficient palaces of knowledge for centuries. It’s fitting, then, (and maybe a little meta) that these photos depicting Massachusetts public library designs of the 1960s […]

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Downtown Boston Has Become One of the State’s Most Endangered Historic Resources

If you’re afraid downtown Boston is losing its character, consider your fears confirmed. Preservation Massachusetts has released its annual list of historic properties and places that […]

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New Architectural Lights Will Debut at City Hall This Month

Let there be light in City Hall Plaza. The new architectural lighting installation planned for Boston’s beloved Brutalist building will debut this month at an event […]

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There’s Only One Frank Lloyd Wright Home in Massachusetts

Frank Lloyd Wright’s bold approach to architecture has kept him at the forefront of the trade, even almost 60 years after his death. His exquisite homes, museums, offices, and […]