marten wrote:Whoa, dlenmn appears to be at the most Hollywood like campus, how does your department have the time to produce so many movies? Was the random crap staged, or are those real scenes from your building? Do you have pictures of the humanities building? This I gotta see. Ever buy juice from Armstrong?
The third year students really go all out for the Holiday Colloquium -- they do some good work. A lot of the random crap really is there. I walk by it too often (although a lot of the shots were in offices rather than the hall). My favorite is the man sized oven, which I pass every time I go to TA a lab. It's bolted shut, but some day I'll bring a wrench and unlock its secrets... If an undergrad goes missing, I doubt anyone would notice... There's a lot of other quality junk sitting in the hallways. I should document it.
I don't have pictures of the Humanities building -- I'll try to snag some when I get back. More than anything, it has an absurd design, with random open spaces and castings. (And it's not that I hate Brutalist buildings
in general, but this one is just too much.) I have not had Armstrong's juice, but I think that I've seen his cart (there's more than once juice cart). I don't want whatever crazy juice he's drinking...
I agree that Lehigh's physics building is in generally good shape. I'd put it in the nice old building category. I also spent a lot of time in Whitaker, which wasn't as nice. But I spent most of the time in a dark room anyway, so I didn't notice.
nice but its an ivy building so its a bit expected. NH also allows you buy fireworks legally unlike MA +++.
Martin's pictures are from Bethlehem, PA. I know little about fireworks laws in PA, but I do remember that a fireworks shop ~450 miles away
put up a billboard in Philadelphia, so maybe that says something... For purposes of confusion, Dartmouth College (in NH) has a Sherman Fairchild Physical Sciences Center, which includes Wilder lab, home of the physics department. When it was first built around 1900, it was way too big for the department. However, it has since had additions on every side except the bottom and the front. Some of the additions have additions on them. (I'm not sure why, but the school loves building additions and keeping the walls and windows of the old buildings. So there are tons of interior windows. It's unusual.) While the oldest and newest parts of the building are nice, some of the middle parts aren't, and the integration isn't so great. There are also some HVAC issues, but there's almost no random equipment in the halls (instead, they have a big room in the basement full of it). Overall, not a bad building.Wilder is the one with the telescope domes.