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FiELD9: review

January 4, 2016
2015 marked our sixth year and saw some major developments here at FiELD9: architecture.
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Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2015
Merry Christmas
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South Park Pavilion Update 151216

December 17, 2015
I ventured into a new media. Namely live video via periscope. I had downloaded the app sometime ago, but my old phone was just not up to the task of using it. As i recently upgraded my phone, i thought i would have a go at using the app.
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The Inherent Goodness of Architecture

December 10, 2015
"It occurs to me, as i struggle to craft this reply, that there is a presupposed inherent goodness in architecture. That there cannot be bad architecture. Because the “badness” would preclude it from being architecture. That too, would be
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Drawings or Documents?

December 3, 2015
Architects draw buildings. At least that is the common perception of what we do. In the colloquial, we make blueprints (but that is another topic). And while it is true that we draw buildings (among other things), it is only a part of what we do. Ev
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Thanksgiving Feast...

November 25, 2015
The following is a part of the #ArchiTalks series wherein a topic is suggested and a group of architect bloggers each give their take on the subject.
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South Park Pavilion: Walls Go Up

November 23, 2015
As exciting as it was to see the contractor on site and the foundations going into the ground, seeing the the pavilion start to take shape above the ground has been even more so. Walking on the concrete floor. Experiencing the spaces. Seeing the wall
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Right of Way

November 19, 2015
It was bright yet chilly day in early in October. With winter weather looming in the not too distant future, we (my wife and i) decided to take advantage of the weather with a long bike ride around Marblehead Peninsula while visiting family staying a
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Building a Better Espre[SC]oCART

November 12, 2015
When building with scrap / reclaimed materials, things do not always go quite as planned. Adjustments need to be made to compensate for the material dimensions and trueness. Yes, all the wood could be cut and planed to be straight and uniform, but wh
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Off the Boards and into the Ground

November 5, 2015
After a laborious six month bidding / rebidding / rerebidding / rererebidding process, the new pavilion for South Park is finally under construction. In order to meet ever tightening budget constraints, we had to go through several rounds of tweaking
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Citizen Architect

October 12, 2015
The following is a part of the #ArchiTalks series wherein a topic is suggested and a group of architect bloggers each give their take on the subject.
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Building a Better Espre[SC]oCART: video

October 8, 2015
Here is a time lapse video of the construction of the recently finished Espre[SC]oCART. Our latest design-build project that we did for Relax, It's Just Coffee. The Espre[SC]oCART continues our [SC]rap series of objects which are built primarily of s
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