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Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts – Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Building: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Architect: Le Corbusier and Guillermo Jullian de la Fuente
Structural Engineer: LeMessurier
Construction supervision: Sert, Jackson and Associate (previously Sert, Jackson & Gourley)
Completion: 1962

AE Interest: Only Le Corbusier building in North America, brise-soleil, poured-in-place concrete, large S-shaped ramp bisecting the building, free-standing structural columns.

Written by Andrea Armendariz

September 26, 2018 at 8:51 pm

Posted in Built

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