William Rawn Associates: Architects

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William Rawn Associates, Architects, Inc.

  • A monograph on the architects of some of the most prominent civic and public structures throughout America. William Rawn Associates have received copious design recognition, evident from their nine National Honor Awards from the national American Institute of Architects.

    Formed in Boston in 1983, William Rawn & Associates have completed a large number of projects ranging from complex urban buildings to college campuses, from performing arts facilities to affordable housing. Best known is the 1,200-seat Seiji Ozawa Hall for the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood, recently ranked in terms of acoustics as the 4th Best Concert Hall in the World and the 2nd Best Concert Hall in the United States built in the last 50 years (Leo Beranek, Concert Halls and Opera Houses).

    William Rawn & Associates is committed to designing buildings, especially in the civic or public realm. The firm believes that successful architecture through active engagement of its civic context fosters the values of diversity, meritocracy and participation that are fundamental to the American democratic experience.

    The main focus of these master architects is the enhancement to community or student life through new or renovated architecture, particularly in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Some of their major projects include:

      • Center for Theater and Dance at Williams College
      • Studzinski Recital Hall at Bowdoin College
      • Alice Paul and David Kemp Residence Halls at Swarthmore College
      • Pritzker Science Center at Milton Academy
      • Temple Beth and Bason Chapel
      • Resorts of Carneros Inn in the tranquil spa residing in the beautiful Napa Valley
      • New multi-use residence hall for Berklee College of Music
      • New home for performing arts, health and wellness at The Winsor School
      • Fine and Performing Arts Center at Pittsburg State
      • The Cedar Rapids Federal Courthouse
      • W Boston Hotel

    William Rawn & Associates is renowned for transforming old to new, and combining the best of the contemporary with the finest of the traditional.

  • ISBN: 9781864704709

    Dimensions: 235mm x 235mm

    Page Count: 252

    Publication Date: Nov 2014

    Colour: Full Colour

Category: Architect, monograph

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