The Society of Architectural Historians, New England Chapter, and
Anjuman-e-Ezzi (Boston) – the Congregation of Dawoodi Bohras
cordially invite you to a presentation and tour of
246 Rangeway Road, North Billerica, MA 01862-2016
11:00 am, meet at the Educational Center next to the Mosque
Coffee and light refreshments will be served
11:15 am, Lecture on Islamic Architecture by
Sharon Clarice Smith, Harvard University
Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture
Following the lecture our host, Mr. Moiz Bhindarwala,
a Board Member of the Congregation of Dawoodi Bohras, will guide us on a tour of the Masjid.
The white marble Masjid features beautiful decorative elements which were designed and crafted in India, since many of the members of the congregation are of Indian descent.
Please join us at this handsome site completed in 2004.Following the tour, visitors are on their own for luncheon.
Nashua Road is Rt. 4 which leads into Lexington with several choices for dining.
Saturday, May 5, 2007
|9 am||Meet at main MIT entrance, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
Tour leader: Mark Jarzombek
|9:15 am||Baker House, 1947-49, Alvar Aalto
Comments by Stan Anderson
|10 am||Simmons Hall by Steven Holl|
|11 am||Building 10 and Bosworth|
|11:30||Stata Center by Frank Gehry
Comments by William Mitchell
|12-1||Lunch at Stata Center Cafeteria
Following lunch, participants take taxis to Harvard Square. Meet at
Sever Hall. Participants are responsible for lunch and taxi expenses.
|1:30||Sever Hall, 1878-80, H.H. Richardson
Walking tour led by Douglass Shand-Tucci
|3:30||Vincent and Celia Scully Dormitory by Machado & Silvetti
Comments by Rodolfo Machado