According to BU Today, Boston University is planning a new, innovative “350,000-square-foot tower that will reach 20 stories and 291 feet at its full height.”
But the coolest thing about the new facility is its proposed design. Toronto-based KPMB Architects have come up with a building tower that “resembles a stack of books.” Another fascinating fact: the new building will “house the computer science department and the mathematics and statistics department…”
(Source of the above image is BU Today. Provided by KPMB Architects.)
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.