Monday, January 28th| 5pm | Blount Auditorium
Wentworth Institute of Technology College of Architecture, Design & Construction Management.
5 projects that attempt to heighten a relationship to site and unveil the boundless through architectural intervention. Although very different in nature, the projects will be explained along the thematic organizing threads that run through them—revealing the underlying principles, which drive our work at Maryann Thompson Architects.
Walden Pond State Reservation is an internationally acclaimed National Historic Landmark and protected open space along 330 acres. Over 500,000 visitors a year visit the pond due to its great beauty, as well as inspiration of Henry David Thoreau.
"Many of the most successful contemporary designs blur the lines between indoors and out. Maryann Thompson’s projects achieve that every time, creating what she calls “unfolding spatial sequences.” This intentional ambiguity pervades he sleek coastal retreats, suburban creations, and city residences: Even in her own home in Somerville, she dreamed up an unapologetically modern addition by removing walls that blocked southern light exposure and opening the space up to the outdoors”. Boston Home Magazine
A Saltbox Home Is Revamped to Embrace its Sublime Cove Setting. A Brooklyn–based family enlists an architect to radically modernize their 1970s vacation home in Martha's Vineyard.