Grand Opening Today from 1:30-2:30 on the Greenway
The Big Hammock is made from 4278 feet of recycled rope ( 5.5 times the length of Boston Hancock Tower!)
Join me for the official launch party, including live music from Grupo Fantasia to THANK YOU and to celebrate The Big Hammock Project!
I wanted to personally thank those of you who sponsored The Big Hammock Project even after we met our Kickstarter Goal. Thank you Hutker Architects, Jim Piermarini from Wellington Mortgage Co, Dan Wood, J. Rafael M., Erik Nelson, Drew Volpe, Shana Shevitz Cohen, Kenneth McKlinski, Susie Leong, Bradley Walp, Kathleen Smith. Kamran Zahedi, Mishaal and Sophie Alomar, John Belizaire and Nilda Taveras, Jim Barnes, S. Holl, Brenda Worth, Daniel Worth, Peter Kuttner, Richard O’Connor, Shane Zhao, Sae Hyun Kim, Andrew Piermarini, Lynne Piermarini, Michael Ambrosse, Rita S. Pollak, Richard Greer, Donald Choi, Rod Begbie, Chris Grimley, Michael Kubo, Mark Pasnik, Jason Lee, Katie McCarthy, Kristen Giannattasio, Jennifer Kam, Bryant Lu, Amy Hitchcock, Rosanne Benedetto Driscoll, Molly & Janie, Jason Tapia, Carl Solander, Emily Grandstaff-Rice, Eric Shaw, Rachel Schauer, Andrew Wise, Griscel Diaz, Jesen Tanadi, Ann Woods, Dan Woods, Vicki and Bill Wise, Eun Joo Kim, Lynn Hsu, Mitchell Rasor, Deelux, David Zenk, Juliet Hsu, Azarakhsh Damood, Luz Karim Better, Oscar Garcia, Antonia Better-Wirz, Scott Kirsner, Donna Field, John Maeda, Angie Tung, Jeff Wirz, Gary Chavez, Shelley, Betty Salgado, CC Chapman, David Dahl, Roberta Woods, John Woods, Martha Yancey.
You will be receiving your gifts soon! To view pictures of the design and installation of The Big Hammock: http://www.architects.org/publications/index.cfm...
To hear Philip and others enjoy The Big Hammock Project: http://www.wbur.org/2010/08/19/communal-hammock
On Saturday, August 21st, at 3:00PM our friend Hunter Amabile Acoustic will be playing some awesome music.
Bring your kids to The Big Hammock for some awesome story time, narrated by children’s book writer Antonia Better-Wirz. Times are August 22nd, 23rd, 25th, 27th, and 28th at 3:00PM. Readings in Mandarin will be on the 23rd & 27th provided by Boston Asian Youth Essential Services located in Chinatown: http://www.bostonasianyes.org/
Thank you Jane Leung and Janel Wong for your assistance!
This will be the last update but you can still follow us on our blog (http://thebighammock.org/process/) and facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Big-Hammock-Project/132052126833401)
In order to continue doing community oriented arts and architecture projects, we are now in the process of founding a non-profit called BRACE: Building Research + Architecture + Community Exchange. Please check our website for future projects: http://br-a-ce.org/
THANK YOU again and I hope to see you swinging on the hammock! Hansy
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