Stata Center's Urban Design Goals

Anthony Flint reviews the urban design goals as well as the architecture of Gehry's new Stata Center.
May 12, 2004, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"If a college campus is a microcosm of a city, the MIT brain trust has hit on a winning combination of interesting architecture and effective urban design... When the Massachusetts Institute of Technology asked star architect Frank Gehry to design a new home for technology and research on the campus, there was an urban design goal as well: that the 700,000-square-foot, nearly $300 million complex would effectively give the university a new premier address and orientation, as well as transform Vassar Street in the process."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Sunday, May 9, 2004 in The Boston Globe
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