AIA Guide to Boston by Yonward, Inc. (iPhone)
Released: May 25, 2017
Version: 1.1.0
Size: 60 MB
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AIA Guide to Boston

Yonward, Inc.
Published in three prior paper editions, the AIA Guide to Boston been called "the best [field guide] of its kind on the continent." This digital version updates the 3rd edition and adds more than 500 new sites along with color images from leading photographers.

This is the first AIA Guide anywhere to be published as a mobile app. It's:
o Effortless to carry. If you have your phone, you have the Guide (now the equivalent of a 500-page book!)
o Smart. Using GPS, the app can find the sites and guides closest to you or alert you when you're passing nearby if you choose
o Connected. Directions are available with a tap, and live links to online resources provide more depth instantly
o Up-to-date. New sites and guides are added to the app as the city grows and evolves.

The Guide features:
o Descriptions, stories, and photos of more than 1,200 contemporary landmarks, historical buildings, urban features, and parks across the metro area
o In-depth guides to neighborhoods, architects, styles, and award winners
o Walking and site tours around prime destinations including Downtown, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Harvard, MIT, and emerging districts. Follow the Freedom Trail and Walk to the Sea with new eyes, focusing on the old and new architecture along the way.

For residents and visitors, architects and design lovers, builders and students, the AIA Guide to Boston offers a unique, fun new way to explore the nation's oldest major city.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What's new in version 1.1.0
This version includes interface and usability updates throughout the app.
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Our verdict: Good
  • + AIA Guide to Boston is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 60% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
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