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Class of 1959 Chapel – Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Building: Class of 1959 Chapel
Location: Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts
Completion: 1992
Architect: Moshe Safdie
Structural Engineer: Weidlinger Associates
Construction: Richard White Sons, Inc.

AE Interests: Exterior cylinder is composed of oxidized copper, pyramidal glass greenhouse houses a below-ground tiered garden and koi pond; interior is a two-story stone cylinder with several semi-circular concrete constructions scalloping the walls, and large-scale prisms fixed in skylights; exterior marble tower is a functioning clock

Written by Makenzie Kuntz

September 1, 2010 at 12:17 am

Posted in Built

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