Skyscrapers

The term skyscraper was originated in the 80’s as a tall continuously habitable building having multiple floors (of 10 to 20 floors), but now describes one of at least 40-50 floors. Using during its construction a steel framework that supports curtain walls.

Skyscrapers are iconic structures, they change the skyline of the city, it becomes a reference point, a memory, a scene in a movie, a postcard. After sometime no one remembers who owns it or who design it. When people think for example the Chrysler Building, hardly no one remembers the designer; William Van Alen, but what it comes to mind is New York, the same way John Hancock is Boston and Costanera Center is Santiago.

Millennium Tower

60-story building (685-foot), will house 442 luxury condos in Downtown Crossing. The lead architect of the project was Blake Middleton of  Handel Architects.

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Castle Hill – Ipswich, Massachusetts

Castle Hill – Ipswich, Massachusetts — The former summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Crane, Jr., the estate includes a historic mansion, 21 outbuildings, and designed landscapes overlooking Ipswich Bay.

The Crane Estate includes architectural and landscape designs from at least seven firms or individuals of national reputation, including the Olmsted Brothers and Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge.
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Welcome / Bienvenido

This web page is dedicated to share with you my interests in the field of architecture –my chosen profession– and other areas like goldsmithing, which have given me much creative pleasure.

Esta página web está dedicada a compartir con usted mis intereses en el campo de la arquitectura –mi profesión escogida– y otras áreas como la orfebrería, la cual me ha dado muchas satisfacciones en el campo de la creatividad.