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The Skyscraper as Citizen: Reflections on the Public Life of Private Buildings

The Skyscraper as Citizen: Reflections on the Public Life of Private Buildings
Courtesy of Flickr CC License / Rachel Kz. Used under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>Creative Commons</a>
Courtesy of Flickr CC License / Rachel Kz. Used under Creative Commons

The John Hancock Tower Boston, designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects, will receive the AIA 2011 Twenty-five Year Award at the annual convention next month. To mark the occasion, Henry N. Cobb, FAIA, Founding Partner of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects, will discuss the history of the project and its influence on subsequent tall buildings designed by his firm. Organized by the Center for Architecture the discussion will be this coming Monday, April 25th and is free to AIA members.

An exhibition featuring photographs of the John Hancock Tower by Peter Vanderwarker and Robert Damora will be on display at Pei Cobb Freed &amp; Partners from April 26 through May 6. More details of both events can be found here.

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Cite: Kelly Minner. "The Skyscraper as Citizen: Reflections on the Public Life of Private Buildings" 22 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/130269/the-skyscraper-as-citizen-reflections-on-the-public-life-of-private-buildings/> ISSN 0719-8884
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