SPRINGFIELD - Should a courthouse be as delightful as a garden pavilion? As white, as bright, as sun-filled?
Isn't a courthouse supposed to celebrate the dignity and discipline of the law by means of architecture that is sober and, well, maybe even a little grim, a little frowning?
A new federal courthouse here breaks all those rules. Designed by the well-known architect Moshe Safdie, who operates out of Somerville and Cambridge, it's one of the most inviting public… Continue
Posted on November 11, 2008 at 11:30am — 2 Comments