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Soaring Creativity

Gehry does not disappoint with this building. It's exterior is beautiful and audacious and appears different from every angle. I like the use of different materials and colors... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Gehry does not disappoint with this building. It's exterior is beautiful and audacious and appears different from every angle. I like the use of different materials and colors and the fact that there is green space on one side so you can stand back and appreciate its form. The interior is functional and only somewhat interesting.

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Cohasset, MA, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Take in the building inside and out. The inside spaces create varied and creative space usage. All this to encourage the intellectual and visual experience.

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Mason, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a business meeting and then we had a quick tour of the area and the building... Super-cool and amazing people all around! Heart-beating of modern technologies here! I'd like to come back here more often!

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

What perfect place to have a Frank Geary building in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence faculty. MIT figures very highly in this discipline. You can mainly see the building from the outside, which is most impressive.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are a fan of interesting architecture, a walk around the Stata Center is worth the trip. This is quintessential Frank Gehry design with whimsical sections playing against each other. Be sure to walk to the back courtyard as well.

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Who said that architecture has to be boring? This is a must-see whimsical architectural marvel at the MIT campus

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Boston, MA
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

This may be one of the strangest looking places to visit in Cambridge, but we had an annual environmental conference here in MIT's Stata Center (the name reminds me of the expert statistical software that we use at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

When you see this building, remember your in MIT. How they designed the architecture is amazing. By the way, it's the college of architecture. It's timing that to see the exhibit, MIT hacks is a way on how the students react and respond to express the meaning of comedy inside the campus. It makes you think and laugh on how... More 

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Salerno, Italy
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

A paradigm of deconstructive Architecture, and an ambitious design by Architect Frank Gehry, this is a must for building photographers, and a new Boston icon. It is part of the MIT campus, and occupies the area (bldg 20) of the old (and venerable) MIT Ra- Lab and RLE (google them to learm more).

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Fortson, GA
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

I was the Chair for my 50th MIT reunion, & I personally made the arrangements for 5 classmate speakers in 2 Stata Center lecture halls on Friday evening 6/3. These were outstanding venues in arguably MIT's most unorthodox building. Great fun to see it, & even better to be able to use 2 of its excellent lecture halls. If you're... More 

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