Monday, May 11, 2015

"As If It Were Already Here"

Janet Echelman Art installation
Boston native Janet Echelman has an art piece hanging over the Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Pontoon Floats

Pontoon float

Pontoon float
Pontoon floats on a floating platform that has be taken out of the water.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Quincy Adams starcase

Quincy Adams staircase Quincy Adams MBTA station is designed in the Brutalist style, with lots of exposed concrete showing form marks. This stairway shows that it was meant to have an aesthetic to it, rather than a simple utilitarian design. It suffers from neglect and abuse.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The Charles River passes under the Leveritt Connector

Charles River under Leveritt Connector Natural features pass under and around man made objects, seemingly without our notice. After 400 years of occupation though, not too many things can be said to be natural anymore. Water will always find it's own way to the sea, no matter how we try to contain it.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Chinese New Year, Boston

Boston Chinese New Year 2015

I saw a lot of people taking pictures at this year's Chinese New Year in Boston. Lots of cell phones, a few tablets. It's an interesting phenomenon how people always have a way to record the world around them. I wouldn't have thought a few years ago how ubiquitous they'd be in such a short time.