Copley Place
Boston, Massachusetts

3.7 million s.f. complex with 100 units of housing, two major hotels, four office buildings, a shopping center with restaurants, nine-cinema complex, and parking for 1,400 cars. Gradually-stepped massing and thus roof heights form the transition between commercial and residential buildings, eliminating blank forbidding walls along neighborhood streets. The project was developed for Urban Investment and Development Company and was undertaken by the Principals of Architecture International when they were Principals of The Architects Collaborative.