Aalto's MIT Masterpiece

While the restoration of Baker House has some purists fuming the classic dorm has never looked better.
November 26, 2003, 1pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Most architects know of Baker House through old textbook photos of its famous facade and north-facing cantilevered stairs. But the dorm is very much alive, thanks in part to a recently completed $24 million restoration...It has been argued that Modernist works warrant a special preservation methodology given their social and technical underpinnings. But most architects are leery about applying a strict formula to any building."

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Published on Friday, November 21, 2003 in MetropolisMag.com
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