Celebrating Urban Design and Architecture

SAT, OCT 29, 2016 (00:00)

Choosing seven well known projects, including the newly transformed Central Library in Copley Square, the Cambridge Public Library, and Tanglewood’s Seiji Ozawa Hall, architect William Rawn shares his ideas and convictions about architectural design, including its impact on city-building. Photo: Cambridge Public Library (http://www.rawnarch.com/)

+ BIO: William L. Rawn III

William L. Rawn III, FAIA, LEED AP, is the founding Principal of William Rawn Associates, Architects, Inc., of Boston, which has developed a national reputation for the design of a range of major public buildings, cultural facilities, and college and university projects. William Rawn is a graduate of Yale College, Harvard Law School, and the MIT School of Architecture. Rawn has been a GSA Peer since 1998, and served on the MIT Visiting Committee for the Department of Architecture from June 1996 until June 2006. He has also served on the Harvard Graduate School of Design Visiting Committee since 2006, and the Boston Civic Design Commission since 1994. Before becoming an architect, Rawn was an attorney at a large Washington D.C. law firm and served as Assistant Chancellor at the University of Massachusetts Boston campus.

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