Water: Summer 2010, Volume 13 Number 2

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So, How’d That Work Out?

Updates from the (water)front. Amelia Thrall, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, Vernon Woodworth AIA, LEED AP, Anthony Flint Jamie M. Fay AICP, Tom Palmer Comments (1)

Mapping the Floods

They’re from FEMA and they’re here to help. Really. By Elizabeth Stoel and Meera Deean Comments (2)

The High Tide of Opportunity

Working with water is a lot better than working against. By Hubert Murray FAIA, RIBA and Antonio Di Mambro FAIA Comments (5)

Managing the risk of sea level rise on Boston Harbor

Sea-level Rise in Boston Harbor
Managing the Risk

How long do we have? By Hubert Murray FAIA, RIBA Comments (2)

Put a LID on It

It’s time to think of stormwater as a natural resource. Low Impact Development (LID) offers an alternative to old drain-and-dispose techniques. By Sara Cohen Comments (0)

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Photographs by Alex S. MacLean
Text by Elizabeth S. Padjen FAIA
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Political Science

Can one river change the world? With the science and political skill behind the Charles River Watershed Association, you wouldn’t bet against it. Bob Zimmerman talks with Jay Wickersham FAIA Comments (2)

Managing the risk of sea level rise on Boston Harbor

Boil That Dirty Water

ArchitectureBoston didn’t plan the water-pipe break to make our summer issue more timely. But in recognition of this coincidence, we encourage you to check out the following resources. By Gretchen Schneider AIA, LEED AP Comments (0)

Cover: The L Street Brownies annual New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge — a South Boston tradition since 1904.
Photo by Kelvin Ma.

From the Editor

The Swimsuit Issue Comments (0)

Letters to the Editor

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Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity

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Havana Revisited: An Architectural Heritage

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The SHIFTboston Forum

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The Lurker

Design That Drives Us Crazy by Joan Wickersham Comments (0)


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Periodical Roundup

Covering the Issues by Gretchen Schneider AIA, LEED AP Comments (0)

Site Work

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Other Voices

Boston Harbor By Christopher Swain Comments (1)

How Long is the Charles River?

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  1. Letters « ArchitectureBoston said, on November 30, 2010 at 9:51 am

    […] Water — the water of the Charles River and my desire to swim in it — was one of the main reasons I started the Charles River Conservancy 10 years ago. I love swimming in city rivers; for me it embodies urban livability. When I arrived here from Switzerland 30 years ago, I envisioned swimming in the Charles. To support a cleaner Charles, I started by becoming a volunteer water-tester. […]

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