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Wentworth Architecture Professor Discusses Brutalist-Style City Hall for Boston.com
July 26, 2018
Professor Mark Pasnik of Wentworth’s Department of Architecture is featured in a Boston.com article entitled “Why is Boston City Hall the way it is?”
Pasnik, the author of the book Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston, notes the brutalist architecture style employed by the governmental building.
“So many people call these buildings Stalinist, but nothing could be further from the truth,” Pasnik tells the site. “They were very American, and they were also very democratic in their aspiration.”
Read the full article at Boston.com.
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