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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a fan of Frank Gehry (see Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto), we stopped off to see this building at MIT on our way to Harvard. Well worth seeing...it’s playfulness, geometry, use of materials is very appropriate for a technical institution. Loved it’s off balance...More

Thank Dogswood
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I have to admit. When there are so many historic and beautiful buildings to see in Boston and Cambridge, this building leaves me unimpressed. Sure, it's interesting, but it does not seem like the kind of installation that will be timelessly revered like so much...More

1  Thank Nick B
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Usually Mr. G. seems distracted by flights of metal. This time, he merely wobbled about, but very creatively. Very interesting building to see/visit. Inside is as practical as outside in other dimensional. Probably leaks somewhere but got to give it to him, he does take...More

Thank TO_Voyager
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I would say that is a strangely constructed building verses innovative. As it seems to have almost been designed by Dr Seuss but without the fun colors. Also you have to almost go around the whole thing to find the entrance that states it is...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 5 September 2017

MIT has some interesting architecture and this building is one of the most interesting on campus. A prime example of deconstructivist architecture, the building houses multiple departments and the MIT museum of hacks (practical jokes of rather impressive designs).

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 23 August 2017

It is definately worth a visit if you are interested in architecture. The buildings are incredible, you can't figure out how they are standing.

Thank Annie N
Reviewed 27 July 2017

As an architect, I very much appreciate the creativity of Frank Gehry. When MIT asked for a learning center like none other, they got the Stata Center. It's purely a work of art and is not necessarily designed for efficiency. It is an extremely complicated...More

Thank archman8
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Inside is ordinary. Maybe that means it is a good work of architecture. It is Frank Gehry. Nothing really to see inside. Very creative and very Gehry.

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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...More

Thank good2go195
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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