Local Architect John Kuhn Defends His New Amherst Office Building In the Third Episode of LBR

Discussed in this episode of LBR: What is the fate of Amherst’s downtown? Can architecture help us imagine our future? How was the design for the first new office building to be built in Amherst in 30 years arrived at?

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Below, buildings mentioned in the podcast:

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Gazette version of the new Kuhn-Riddle office building.

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Original version of the new Kuhn-Riddle office building.

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Alternative view of the new Kuhn-Riddle office building.

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The Kendrick Place building, designed by Archipelago.

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Rendering of 1 East Pleasant, designed by Archipelago.

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Pompidou, a spanking new building in the middle of Paris, cited by Kuhn.

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Table-top cathedral, designed by a six-year-old.

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