Perdido and more

Jens Larson is on the cover of a Bucknell University magazine from 2009 (pdf). The cover story describes his 1932 master plan in the context of new plan by SBRA. The roof of Alumni Gym over the Michael Pool is to be renovated again (The Dartmouth). Clement Meadmore’s 1978 COR-TEN sculpture Perdido has been installed […]

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Vermont windows

An update of the “North Block” golf course development idea: Take a look at the Perkins + Will plan for the Poplar Point Development In Washington, D.C. Naturally Dartmouth wouldn’t need this density or scale, but it could learn from the extension of the existing street grid to form irregular quadrangular blocks; the treatment of […]

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The new campus map is out; other topics

That Occom Ridge house that was captured in a state of extreme disarray in various aerials has indeed been replaced by a new house by Haynes & Garthwaite. Bing has a more recent aerial view. The graduate and professional schools’ heraldry is on display on the college’s new website. The graduation gowns of the schools […]

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Advanced Surgery Center addition to open in summer

The Advanced Surgery Center addition to the north end of the DHMC complex will open this summer (Thayer School News). A presentation about the ASC reveals that it will have a distinct circulation route for animals. Thayer School’s $300 House Project from a while back has been written up in The Guardian: After the contest, […]

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A minor NCAC update and other information

Baker is displaying an exhibit titled Innovation on the Slopes: The Early Years of Skiing at Dartmouth, and the Rauner blog has a post on the historic 1935 J-bar lift at Oak Hill. Dartmouth Now has an article on the Skiway. The Green Building Information Gateway has some information (pdf) on the North Campus Academic […]

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The diminishing supply of Connecticut brownstone and other topics

It is easy to forget that the Rufus Graves who was extremely involved in the college and the town — and who built the first bridge over the river at Hanover — is the same Rufus Graves who was central in the founding of Amherst College (Amherst bio). The New York Times has an article […]

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