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September 16, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Drop in for a LEGO® Challenge during the Downtown Playdates series using your imagination and an extensive collection of LEGO® Bricks. Each week participants will face a...
September 15, 2017 | 1:00 PM
Student Design Days @BSA Space Age 8-11 introduce homeschool families to design, architecture, and hands on model building. A series of four classes are being offered...
September 15, 2017 | 10:00 AM
Student Design Days @BSA Space Age 4-7 introduce homeschool families to design, architecture, and hands on model building. A series of four classes are being offered in...
September 13, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Meet with Foundation leaders and volunteers to learn broadly about the Foundation’s work and its impact. To reserve your place or for more information contact Michela Davola...
September 12, 2017 | 5:00 PM
Moderated by Boston Globe contributor Michael P. Ross, join a panel discussion on waterfront issues including development, design, water transportation, climate change, resilience...
September 9, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Drop in for a LEGO® Challenge during the Downtown Playdates series using your imagination and an extensive collection of LEGO® Bricks. Each week participants will face a...
September 2, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Drop in for a LEGO® Challenge during the Downtown Playdates series using your imagination and an extensive collection of LEGO® Bricks. Each week participants will face a...
August 31, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Join the BSA Foundation and Boston By Foot to explore the engineered world of Fort Point Channel. On this tour of discovery, experience the history and engineering marvels of this...
August 31, 2017 | 8:30 AM
Community Coffee: Innovation in Urban Design, hosted jointly by District Hall and the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA), is an opportunity to share best practices, come...
August 26, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Drop in for a LEGO® Challenge during the Downtown Playdates series using your imagination and an extensive collection of LEGO® Bricks. Each week participants will face a...
August 22, 2017 | 6:00 PM
William Horgan RIBA from Grimshaw will describe the process of envisioning and creating the Eden Project in Cornwall (UK) which opened in 2001. Eden's remarkable...
August 19, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Drop in for a LEGO® Challenge during the Downtown Playdates series using your imagination and an extensive collection of LEGO® Bricks. Each week participants will face a...
August 15, 2017 | 10:00 AM
Through the powerful story of Walter Gropius, his family, and his friends, students will discover principles of modern architecture and the Bauhaus Movement. Gropius House...
August 12, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Drop in for a LEGO® Challenge during the Downtown Playdates series using your imagination and an extensive collection of LEGO® Bricks. Each week participants will face a...
August 11, 2017 | 12:00 PM
Join a group tour with exhibition curators Mary E. Hale AIA and Katarzyna Balug, walking step-by-step through The New Inflatable Moment exhibition. The New Inflatable Moment...
August 9, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Meet with Foundation leaders and volunteers to learn broadly about the Foundation’s work and its impact. To reserve your place or for more information contact Michela Davola...
August 5, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Drop in for a LEGO® Challenge during the Downtown Playdates series using your imagination and an extensive collection of LEGO® Bricks. Each week participants will...
August 4, 2017 | 9:00 AM
Come to a one-day hip hop architecture workshop to explore how to remix hip hop culture into your schools, your churches, and your homes with Michael Ford Assoc. AIA. Ford will...
August 3, 2017 | 6:00 PM
The Boston Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (BosNOMA) and the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) welcome Michael Ford Assoc. AIA to Boston...
July 29, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Drop in for a LEGO® Challenge during the Downtown Playdates series using your imagination and an extensive collection of LEGO® Bricks. Each week participants will face a...
July 27, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Boston’s Chinatown is one of the city’s smallest yet most vibrant neighborhoods. Join the BSA Foundation and Boston By Foot to learn about the neighborhood’s...
July 27, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for BUILDing Forward. This special event is an opportunity to explore the exhibition while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d'...
July 25, 2017 | 6:00 PM
How can systems, methods, and models for affordable housing change to create a more affordable Boston for all? This panel will highlight the work of the Housing Innovation Lab...
July 22, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Drop in for a LEGO® Challenge during the Downtown Playdates series using your imagination and an extensive collection of LEGO® Bricks. Each week participants will face a...
July 12, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Meet with Foundation leaders and volunteers to learn broadly about the Foundation’s work and its impact. To reserve your place or for more information contact Kristin...
June 29, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Join the BSA Foundation and Boston By Foot for a close encounter with the architecture and public art of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This walk traces MIT'...
June 21, 2017 | 5:00 PM
Boston City Hall and the Governor’s Office of Massachusetts proclaim June 21, 2017 as the Boston Society of Architects/AIA Day. The BSA turns 150 this summer! Join the...
June 18, 2017 | 1:00 PM
Share your vision, shape your city. What should Cambridge look like in the future? How will people get around? Where will they live, work, and play? Come explore urban design and...
June 17, 2017 | 10:30 AM
This month, Family Design Day visits the Rose Kennedy Greenway to tour the newest piece of public art that graces this public space. Artist Mark Reigelman ‘Meeting House...
June 14, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Meet with Foundation leaders and volunteers to learn broadly about the Foundation’s work and its impact. To reserve your place or for more information contact Sheryl Snyder...
June 14, 2017 | 6:00 PM
From 1630 to the 21st century, Boston architecture has beguiled and befuddled designers, citizens, and visitors. Over the years, central to the BSA and the BSA Foundation’s...
June 3, 2017 (All day)
On June 3–4, the BSA Foundation presents the 2017 Common Boston festival of architecture and design (#CB17) .This open-house architecture festival will unlock the doors to...
June 2, 2017 | 6:00 PM
On the evening of June 2, join the BSA Foundation for the dParty, the kickoff event for Common Boston 2017 (#CB17), the annual open-house festival of architecture and design...
May 17, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for The New Inflatable Moment. This special event is an opportunity to explore the exhibition while enjoying complimentary drinks...
May 15, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Join this celebration of architect, urban design consultant, poet, photographer, teacher, writer, friend, tormentor, and of course, Pulitzer Prize winning critic—Robert...
May 13, 2017 | 10:30 AM
Did you know that a well-designed treehouse can help trees grow stronger and live longer? Learn how architects strive to design buildings that give more to the earth than they...
May 10, 2017 | 6:00 PM
As Boston begins thinking strategically about its development throughout the 21st century, cities around the world provide case studies for how to achieve excellent outcomes in...
May 7, 2017 | 1:00 PM
A special all-ages program in partnership with the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum for ArtWeek Boston. BSA Space partners with the deCordova for an exhilarating, mind-bending...
May 1, 2017 | 6:00 PM
As Boston begins thinking strategically about its development throughout the 21st century, cities around the world provide case studies for how to achieve excellent outcomes...
April 30, 2017 | 1:00 PM
BSA Space will be open at 1:00 pm on Sunday, April 30.
April 25, 2017 | 6:00 PM
As Boston begins thinking strategically about its development throughout the 21st century, cities around the world provide case studies for how to achieve excellent outcomes...
April 21, 2017 | 10:30 AM
As part of the Cambridge Science Festival, participants will envision the future of Cambridge using LEGO bricks. How will people get around? Where will they live, work, and play?...
April 19, 2017 | 6:00 PM
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 4.8 million Syrians have fled to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Iraq since the Syrian Civil War began five...
April 12, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Meet with Foundation leaders and volunteers to learn broadly about the Foundation’s work and its impact. To reserve your place or for more information contact Sheryl Snyder...
April 11, 2017 | 5:30 PM
The spring issue of ArchitectureBoston magazine, Eureka!, celebrates the problem-solving power of design. Come enjoy an evening of fast-paced presentations and...
April 9, 2017 | 3:45 PM
Attention educators* Come by the KidsBuild! Construction Yard after the city has been completed to stock up on recycled art materials for your classroom or craft room. Available...
April 9, 2017 (All day)
Celebrate 25 years of KidsBuild! at BSA Space on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday April 9. Guided by professional architects, families will choose a construction site from a...
April 8, 2017 (All day)
This event is currently full. If you would like to be added to a wait list, please contact bsa@architects.org. Celebrate 25 years of KidsBuild! at BSA Space on Saturday,...
April 7, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Synopsis Windshield: A Vanished Vision lands the viewer in the 1930s to reveal an intimate portrait of a client couple, a leading modern architect, and the story of the ill-...
April 3, 2017 | 6:00 PM
For 30 days in the summer of 2015, architectural designer Abby Gordon traversed the island of Cuba as Shepley Bulfinch’s 2015 Howe Traveling Fellow. Gordon’s photos...
March 31, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Due to inclement weather, tonight's event "Robert Campbell FAIA's Birthday", has been postponed! Stay tuned for a new date. Join this celebrattion of architect,...
March 29, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Join a conversation on the current state of the Columbia Road corridor and its promise for the future of the Emerald Necklace. How does this roadway serve and hinder the needs of...
March 24, 2017 | 9:00 AM
Charrette Kickoff What is the place for childhood in the midst of survival? According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 4.8 million Syrians have fled to Turkey...
March 18, 2017 | 10:30 AM
How do architects use color, texture, shadow, rhythm, and pattern to design a building’s façade? From baroque balustrades to art deco grillwork, Cuban architecture is...
March 14, 2017 (All day)
BSA Space and offices will be closed March 14, 2017 due to inclement weather.
March 9, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of KidsBuild! with a creative, adults-only evening. Why should the kids have all the fun? Channel your inner child as you build a city of the future...
March 8, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Meet with Foundation leaders and volunteers to learn broadly about the Foundation’s work and its impact. To reserve your place or for more information contact Sheryl Snyder...
March 6, 2017 | 6:00 PM
The Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements, signed into effect January 25, 2017, has reportedly impacted tens of thousands of people. Among...
March 3, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Synopsis When estranged father, dreamer, and visionary architect Glen Howard Small bequeaths his daughter the task of writing his biography, she answers instead with a provocative...
March 2, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for Road to Revolution: A 30 Day Journey Across Cuba. This special event is an opportunity to explore the exhibition while...
February 23, 2017 | 1:00 PM
It is vacation week! Looking to get out of the house and build? Join the Rose Kennedy Greenway and BSA Space for a building challenge that will ask you to think about what...
February 22, 2017 | 8:00 AM
Meet with Foundation leaders and volunteers to learn broadly about the Foundation’s work and its impact. To reserve your place or for more information contact Sheryl Snyder...
February 21, 2017 | 1:00 PM
It is vacation week! Looking to get out of the house and build? Join the Rose Kennedy Greenway and BSA Space for a LEGO® Challenge using BSA Space’s extensive...
February 18, 2017 | 10:30 AM
This month, Family Design Day is all about skyscrapers! Boston, home to the Hancock and Prudential towers, is taking steps to elevate the city’s skyline. But how tall can...
February 13, 2017 | 6:00 PM
This event was originally scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2017. The presidential election and its aftermath have triggered a national debate about the role of architects in...
February 13, 2017 | 11:00 AM
BSA Space will open at 11:00 am on February 13, 2017 due to inclement weather.
February 9, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Due to inclement weather, this event has been rescheduled to Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm. The presidential election and its aftermath have triggered a national debate...
February 9, 2017 (All day)
BSA Space will be closed February 9, 2017 due to inclement weather.
February 8, 2017 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Sheryl...
February 3, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Synopsis As Fogo Island struggles to sustain its unique way of life in the face of a collapse of its fishing industry, architect Todd Saunders and social entrepreneur Zita Cobb...
February 1, 2017 | 6:00 PM
This month, the theme is home. Could LEGO® bricks be the answer to the housing shortage? Inspired by the exhibition One Room Mansion, builders will be tasked with creating a...
January 30, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Housing Boston's Neighborhoods How can market-rate housing be built that meets the needs of real Bostonians? Without abandoning the small, historic scale of Boston...
January 28, 2017 | 10:30 AM
What makes a home? What are the essential elements you need for living? Inspired by the exhibition One Room Mansion, which explores compact living as a viable and necessary 21st-...
January 25, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Please join the Housing Committee for a discussion on the Urban Housing Unit (uhü) as a viable solution for attainable city living. The panel will dissect the negative...
January 25, 2017 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact...
January 23, 2017 | 4:00 PM
The words of William Shakespeare have inspired designers for 500 years. If all the world’s a stage, every place and space we design is a set for our lives. In theater design...
January 19, 2017 | 6:00 PM
In a 2010 study, the City of Boston found that the number of wheelchair accessible units in the city would accommodate only 1/5 of the 50,000 residents who need them. As the mayor...
January 12, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Join the Emerging Professional Network and WHAT’S IN for a charrette to brainstorm design solutions for one of the challenges of urban living—engaged social spaces....
January 11, 2017 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact...
January 6, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Synopsis Troublemakers unearths the birth of land art in the late 1960s and early 1970s when a cadre of renegade artists sought to transcend the limitations of painting and...
January 1, 2017 (All day)
December 25, 2016 (All day)
December 19, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Please join the BSA Foundation and Community Design Resource Center (CDRC) for the Gingerbread Reception to view eight gingerbread designs from teams of...
December 17, 2016 | 1:30 PM
Join in a holiday tradition while learning design skills. Tour the gingerbread houses designed by local design firms for the Community Design Resource Center of Boston’s...
December 17, 2016 | 10:30 AM
Join in a holiday tradition while learning design skills. Tour the gingerbread houses designed by local design firms for the Community Design Resource Center of Boston’s...
December 12, 2016 | 6:00 PM
What is the place for childhood in the midst of survival? According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 4.8 million Syrians have fled to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan...
December 9, 2016 | 5:30 PM
The BSA Foundation is a ‘play partner’ during the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s Caroling at the Carousel, an hour of song, play, and cozy treats. In celebration of the...
December 8, 2016 | 6:30 PM
Please join the BSA Membership Enrichment Committee at the Student Design Exhibition at BSA Space Storefront Gallery on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6:30 pm. Students from Boston...
December 8, 2016 | 6:00 PM
This event was a special opportunity to view the exhibition while enjoying complimentary refreshments. One Room Mansion will explore compact living as a viable and necessary...
December 2, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Synopsis Photographer Don Freeman explores the homes designed and lived in by notable American artists, revealing the inventiveness derived from the dialogue between each artist...
November 30, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Is preservation to blame for gentrifying neighborhoods? What role can it play in commemorating difficult history, or saving the planet?  On the 50th anniversary of the...
November 19, 2016 | 10:30 AM
Join us as we continue our fall series of Family Design Day programs with our annual Bridge Design Day. Learn about the different types of bridges spanning our city’s...
November 17, 2016 | 3:30 PM
The words of William Shakespeare have inspired designers for 500 years. If all the world’s a stage, every place and space we design is a set for our lives. In theater design...
November 16, 2016 | 5:00 PM
The words of William Shakespeare have inspired designers for 500 years. If all the world’s a stage, every place and space we design is a set for our lives. In theater design...
November 10, 2016 | 3:30 PM
The words of William Shakespeare have inspired designers for 500 years. If all the world’s a stage, every place and space we design is a set for our lives. In theater design...
November 9, 2016 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact...
November 9, 2016 | 5:00 PM
The words of William Shakespeare have inspired designers for 500 years. If all the world’s a stage, every place and space we design is a set for our lives. In theater design...
November 4, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Synopsis In 2003, the ambitious renovation of one of the world's greatest museums began. The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, home to glorious masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer and...
October 29, 2016 | 1:00 PM
The BSA Foundation is bringing Family Design Days on the road to the Concord Museum. In this hands-on program led by architects from the BSA Foundation, families will first...
October 27, 2016 | 3:30 PM
The words of William Shakespeare have inspired designers for 500 years. If all the world’s a stage, every place and space we design is a set for our lives. In theater design...
October 26, 2016 | 5:00 PM
The words of William Shakespeare have inspired designers for 500 years. If all the world’s a stage, every place and space we design is a set for our lives. In theater design...
October 26, 2016 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact...
October 20, 2016 | 3:30 PM
The words of William Shakespeare have inspired designers for 500 years. If all the world’s a stage, every place and space we design is a set for our lives. In theater design...
October 19, 2016 | 5:00 PM
The words of William Shakespeare have inspired designers for 500 years. If all the world’s a stage, every place and space we design is a set for our lives. In theater design...
October 17, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Placemaking is a people-centered approach to the planning and design of public space. This approach focuses on elements that enhance the experience of living, working, and playing...
October 15, 2016 | 10:30 AM
Come to BSA Space and get ready for lift off on a tour of Canstruction 2016! Inspired by this year’s theme—“Journey Into Space”—local...
October 12, 2016 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact...
October 10, 2016 | 10:30 AM
The BSA Foundation will partner with the Mary Baker Eddy Library for a family design event during Opening Our Doors, a day of free events in the Fenway Cultural District. In this...
October 7, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Synopsis CONCRETE LOVE is the first and only documentary about one of Germany’s pre-eminent architects, Gottfried Böhm. The only German laureate of the prestigious...
October 4, 2016 | 6:00 PM
In association with Haymarket, The Soul of the City on view at BSA Space this fall, this engaging presentation looks at how Boston’s Market District evolved from a...
September 29, 2016 | 4:00 PM
Considered one of the world’s premier architectural illustrators, Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA worked as independent architect, professor, author and illustrator in the Boston...
September 28, 2016 | 6:00 PM
City Sketch continues into the fall with a downtown edition. Sketch-artist extraordinaire Andrew Guild will be your guide at this hands-on outdoor sketching session as you explore...
September 28, 2016 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact...
September 24, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Are you a high school or undergraduate student thinking about a career in architecture, interior design, or landscape design? If so, explore the possibilities at the BSA...
September 21, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for Haymarket: The Soul of the City. This event is a special opportunity to view the exhibition while enjoying refreshments from some of...
September 17, 2016 | 10:30 AM
Share your vision, shape your city. What might the city of Boston look like in 2030?  How will we get around? Where will we live, work, and play? Come explore urban design...
September 14, 2016 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact...
August 25, 2016 | 6:30 PM
Featured in Extraordinary Playscapes, the summer exhibition at BSA Space, The Plas Madoc Adventure Playground in Northern Wales is one of the world’s newest adventure...
August 23, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Boston has repeatedly reinvented its urban fabric to accommodate a growing population, the needs of business and industry, and the development of public and private transportation...
August 19, 2016 (All day)
The BSA/AIA will be participating in the 9th annual Boston GreenFest, a weekend long festival on City Hall Plaza celebrating all things sustainable from Friday...
August 17, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Would you like to get outside this summer? Have you wanted to meet others with an interest in art and architecture? Why not do both together at City Sketch? Sketch-artist...
August 13, 2016 | 10:30 AM
How does active play contribute to a sense of freedom, exploration, and risk in play spaces? Families will view examples of pop-up play during a curator’s tour of the ...
July 26, 2016 | 6:00 PM
This event is now *FULL*, please check the calendar for upcoming events. Known as America’s first architect, Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844) defined the Federal style of...
July 16, 2016 | 10:00 AM
This event is now FULL, please view upcoming Family Design Days here. This workshop invites both children and parents to participate in building unique playscapes with...
July 13, 2016 | 6:00 PM
*POSTPONED* This event has been postponed. Please check the calendar for upcoming events. One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is...
July 13, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Would you like to get outside this summer? Have you wanted to meet others with an interest in art and architecture? Why not do both together at City Sketch? Sketch-artist...
June 30, 2016 | 6:30 PM
Kick start your playful summer with a panel discussion about the impact of design on childhood development! Inspired by BSA Space’s new exhibition, Extraordinary Playscapes...
June 30, 2016 | 12:00 PM
Join Michael Laris and Missy Benson ASLA of Playworld as they explore the design processes of two very different urban play solutions: PlayCubes (originally designed by Richard...
June 29, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Let your inner designer out and explore the playful side of architecture at this hands-on program for adults. Join other kids at heart and build amazing structures with BSA Space...
June 28, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Join the BSA Foundation and Boston By Foot for an exploration of the darker side of Boston! Based on historic events, this guided walk proves that fact is often stranger than...
June 22, 2016 | 8:00 AM
*POSTPONED* This event has been postponed. Please check the calendar for upcoming events. One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is...
June 18, 2016 | 10:30 AM
Playgrounds are spaces where children and adults can have fun together. They also play an important role in the development of social and problem-solving skills. Explore the way...
June 15, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Would you like to get outside this summer? Have you wanted to meet others with an interest in art and architecture? Why not do both together at City Sketch? Sketch-artist...
June 9, 2016 | 6:00 PM
To celebrate BSA Space’s new exhibition Extraordinary Playscapes, join PlayCubes creator and architect Richard Dattner FAIA for an intimate conversation about modular...
June 8, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for Extraordinary Playscapes. This special event is the first opportunity to view the exhibition while enjoying complimentary drinks and...
June 8, 2016 | 5:30 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Penny...
June 4, 2016 (All day)
For our tenth anniversary in June of 2016, Common Boston is teaming up with the BSA Foundation to produce a re-imagined and reinvigorated festival. Based in part on “open...
June 3, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Join Common Boston and the BSA Foundation on Friday, June 3, 2016 for 2016 Common Boston’s signature event, the dParty! Before 2016 Common Boston (#CB16) gives residents...
May 26, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Head back to the drawing board at this annual fast-paced sketching game! This Pictionary-style tournament offers a night of friendly competition between some of Boston’s top...
May 26, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss this reception with the artist for The Other Working Landscape. This special event is an inside opportunity to view the exhibition while...
May 25, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Please join the City of Boston and the BSA Foundation, and the Boston Society of Architects/AIA for the announcement of the Northern Avenue Bridge Ideas Competition winners,...
May 25, 2016 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Penny...
May 14, 2016 | 10:30 AM
This event is now FULL, please view upcoming Family Design Days here. Like us, animals need their own habitats, places and spaces where they can lead healthy, happy lives....
May 11, 2016 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Penny...
May 5, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Are architectural styles expendable? In an era of hotly contested preservation debates, how much credence do we give the idea that the new necessarily outperforms the old? On May...
May 2, 2016 | 6:00 PM
After a year of extensive community conversations, “Boston Creates”—the City’s first cultural plan—is in its final draft, heading for completion...
April 27, 2016 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
April 22, 2016 | 10:30 AM
This event is now full, view upcoming Family Design Days here. As part of the Cambridge Science Festival, discover the art and science of architecture and city planning. Find out...
April 19, 2016 (All day)
Explore architecture and interior design through a three-day hands-on design workshop in which you will create your own micro-housing unit—the new trend in innovative...
April 15, 2016 | 8:30 AM
To celebrate the upcoming Extraordinary Playscapes exhibition in June, BSA Space is teaming up with co-curator Design Museum Boston for an event exploring how to make the urban...
April 13, 2016 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
April 12, 2016 | 6:00 PM
The BSA Foundation Grant Project Pin-Up returns this year with a new opportunity to explore some of the projects that the BSA Foundation has brought to life in communities around...
April 10, 2016 | 3:45 PM
Attention educators*: Come by the KidsBuild! Construction Yard after the city has been completed to stock up on recycled art materials for your classroom or craft room. Available...
April 10, 2016 (All day)
KidsBuild! will be held at BSA Space on Saturday, April 9 and Sunday April 10. Guided by professional architects, families will choose a construction site from a fictional...
April 9, 2016 (All day)
KidsBuild! will be held at BSA Space on Saturday, April 9 and Sunday April 10. Guided by professional architects, families will choose a construction site from a...
April 6, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Iñaki Ábalos, chair of the department of architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, is a founding member of Ábalos + Sentkiewicz,...
April 2, 2016 | 10:30 AM
Future Prep 101: How to Prepare Teens for Design Careers is a half-day workshop that exposes high school students and their parents to multiple disciplines, including architecture...
April 2, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Boston is a city that is emerging as a force for design. But is the design scene as equitable as it could be? What are some strategies to engage underserved communities and...
April 1, 2016 | 6:00 PM
In conjunction with the exhibition Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie on display at BSA Space, this portrait film celebrates the life and work of world-renowned...
March 31, 2016 | 6:00 PM
“Design like you give a damn.” —Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr, cofounders, Architecture for Humanity (now the Open Architecture Collaborative) Oh, baby, we do...
March 29, 2016 | 6:00 PM
During Mayor Karl Dean's tenure, the City of Nashville experienced an extraordinary construction boom, as it worked to expand public transit, connect neighborhoods, and...
March 24, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Urban redevelopment in the United States can be neither easy nor quick. Spearheaded by architects, urban designers, planners, academics, and public officials, redevelopment...
March 23, 2016 | 6:30 PM
This event is supported by the BSA Foundation. Boston, a historic city with an extremely unique built environment, is again trying to reinvent itself without self-destruction....
March 23, 2016 | 6:00 PM
In Boston, urban planning can be a slow and tedious endeavor. But why can’t imagining the future of our neighborhoods be a joyful experience? Inspired by the city’s...
March 23, 2016 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
March 19, 2016 | 10:30 AM
This event is now *FULL*, click here to view upcoming events. This month, Family Design Day will be taking inspiration from the exhibition Global Citizen: The Architecture of...
March 16, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie. This special event is the first opportunity to view the exhibition while enjoying...
March 9, 2016 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
March 7, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Recent coverage of the Northern Avenue Bridge's need for repair or replacement acknowledges the conflicting interests and complex interplay of costs and benefits associated...
March 4, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Explore  the  unique  challenges  faced by  Brooklyn  Grange,  a  group  of  urban  farmers  determined  to run...
March 3, 2016 | 6:00 PM
The Suffolk Downs Urban Design Workshop is the third in an ongoing series of Urban Design Workshops organized by the BSA Foundation. The workshops’ overall goal is to open...
March 1, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Boston’s story is often told in part through its history of mapping. City maps reveal how the land is shaped and what values were important to the cartographers and...
February 29, 2016 | 6:00 PM
The Suffolk Downs Urban Design Workshop is the third in an ongoing series of Urban Design Workshops organized by the BSA Foundation. The workshops’ overall goal is to open...
February 27, 2016 | 1:00 PM
This month, Family Design Day is all about skyscrapers! Boston, home to the Hancock and Prudential towers, is taking steps to elevate the city’s skyline. But how tall can...
February 27, 2016 | 10:30 AM
This event is sold out. View upcoming Family Design Days here. This month, Family Design Day is all about skyscrapers! Boston, home to the Hancock and Prudential towers, is...
February 25, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Let your inner designer out and explore the playful side of architecture at this hands-on program for adults. Join other kids at heart and build amazing structures with BSA Space...
February 24, 2016 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
February 18, 2016 | 6:00 PM
The Boston Society of Architects’ Emerging Professionals Network invites you to join industry peers for a night of networking and fun at Scholars American Bistro &...
February 13, 2016 | 1:00 PM
BSA Space is delighted to bring our Family Design Days to the Concord Museum in celebration of Modern architecture and design. Families will explore the exhibit Middlesex...
February 12, 2016 | 6:00 PM
This event was originally scheduled for Friday, February 5. Watch an unprecedented exploration of British architect Norman Foster, whose constant quest to improve the quality of...
February 10, 2016 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
February 8, 2016 (All day)
Due to inclement weather, BSA Space and BSA offices will be closed today. 
February 5, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Due to the weather, this event is being POSTPONED to Friday, February 12. Watch an unprecedented exploration of British architect Norman Foster, whose constant quest to improve...
January 23, 2016 | 10:30 AM
*THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT* Please click here to view upcoming Family Design Days. This month, Family Design Days will fly into the Star Wars galaxy to think about what...
January 11, 2016 | 6:00 PM
“ . . . a notable achievement in . . . the uses of monumentality and humanity in the best pattern of great city building. Old and New Boston are joined through an act of...
January 8, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Explore the creative universe of Lella and Massimo Vignelli, two of the most influential and well-known designers of all times. With interviews from luminaries in the world of...
December 25, 2015 (All day)
December 21, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Please join the Community Design Resource Center (CDRC) for the Gingerbread Reception, where we will view more than 20 gingerbread designs from teams of architecture and...
December 12, 2015 | 1:30 PM
Join in a holiday tradition while learning design and decorating tricks. Tour the gingerbread houses designed by local design firms for the Community Design Resource Center of...
December 12, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Join in a holiday tradition while learning design and decorating tricks. Tour the gingerbread houses designed by local design firms for the Community Design Resource Center of...
December 4, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Join us for another portrayal of one of America’s greatest architects: Richard Neutra. The Oyler House: Richard Neutra’s Desert Retreat explores how Neutra,...
November 14, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Join us as we continue our fall series of Family Design Day programs with our annual Bridge Design Day. Learn about the different types of bridges spanning our city’s...
November 12, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for White on White. This special event is the first opportunity to explore the exhibition while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d'...
November 11, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
November 10, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for On the Tarmac. This special event is the first opportunity to explore the exhibition while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d'...
November 6, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Watch an intimate film celebrating the creative genius of husband-and-wife team Charles and Ray Eames, a couple widely regarded as America’s most influential designers. Best...
November 3, 2015 | 5:30 PM
Join LivableStreets Alliance for a StreetTalk discussion: “Connecting our Urban Greenways: Building the Emerald Network”. A panel of experts will take a deeper look at...
October 31, 2015 | 10:30 AM
As a tie-in to Family Design Day, Boston Bridges, civil engineer Reed Brockman will lead this two-hour tour of the Fort Point Channel bridges. Bridges that slide, bridges that...
October 28, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
October 27, 2015 | 6:00 PM
The cities of Boston and Cambridge are launching citywide planning processes this fall; for Boston, it’s the first in 50 years. Both promise creative “engagement,...
October 17, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Come to BSA Space for a fun and mouth-watering tour of Canstruction 2015! Inspired by this year’s theme—“Celebrate 20 years in Boston!”...
October 15, 2015 | 5:30 PM
BSA Space is delighted to partner with the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for an evening focused on design and collaboration. Join us for hands-on studio activities, live music,...
October 14, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
October 10, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Over 200 students and parents from across the country attended to learn about careers in architecture, interior design, and landscape design. Read the story here. Are you thinking...
October 9, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Take a creative break at BSA Space while building your dream Boston structure using LEGO® bricks! Join other kids at heart and unleash your inner designer to imagine a city...
October 7, 2015 | 6:00 PM
From Trinity Church to Boston’s “high spine” of skyscrapers, explore how architectural photographers see the cityscape in this dynamic session suitable for...
October 2, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Launching the 2015–2016 BSA Space Film Series: Keeping it Reel is Sukkah City. Go behind the scenes of a national design competition that challenged contemporary...
September 29, 2015 | 5:30 PM
Inventive modern American cuisine in the creative hub of Boston’s Innovation District Hear the story of Gather restaurant and how it became the seaport’s most...
September 23, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
September 19, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Architects are constantly challenged by new materials and techniques. So, how do they know what will or won’t work? Join us on a tour of the new exhibition Bigger than a...
September 9, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
September 9, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Have you been trying to get outside more this summer? Have you wanted to meet others with an interest in art and architecture? Why not do both together at City Sketch? Sketch-...
August 29, 2015 | 2:00 PM
A walking tour in partnership with Boston By Foot Did you know that a scalloped bracket not only creates visual interest but also is an ancient technique to move drip lines away...
August 26, 2015 | 5:00 PM
In 15 years, how old will you be? Who will you be? How do you want to live, work, and play? What is your vision for our city?   Are you a Boston high school student who wants...
August 26, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
August 21, 2015 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space and the BSA Foundation are proud to host the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy's second in a series of moderated, artist-based discussions and events entitled INTER/...
August 20, 2015 | 6:00 PM
The medium of installation serves a unique function in the architect’s toolbox as it allows designers to bridge the gap that exists between the conceptual and physical...
August 17, 2015 | 5:30 PM
A restaurant/rock-club hybrid in the heart of Cambridge designed around and inspired by music Dine with designer Stephen Martyak Assoc. AIA, owner of studioTYAK, and Josh Bhatti,...
August 12, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
August 5, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Let your inner designer out and explore the playful side of architecture at this hands-on program for adults. Join other kids at heart and build amazing structures with BSA Space...
July 23, 2015 | 6:30 PM
Join CultureNOW, BSA Space, and the Center for Architecture in New York City for a Pecha Kucha–style presentation featuring architects, artists, activists, planners, and...
July 22, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Explore how architectural photographers see the cityscape in this dynamic session suitable for beginner and intermediate photographers alike. During this intimate exploration of...
July 22, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Penny...
July 20, 2015 | 6:00 PM
The fourth event in the ‘Boston Futures: 2024 and Beyond’ series will take place on Monday, July 20, at the MIT Media Lab. Hosted by the MIT School of Architecture and...
July 18, 2015 | 2:00 PM
Back Bay is best known for its transformation from a fetid swamp to one of Boston’s most fashionable 19th-century neighborhoods. This unique tour will begin with an...
July 18, 2015 | 10:00 AM
The BSA Foundation is sponsoring an opportunity to get exclusive access to private gardens in the Boston Metro Area and hear directly from the designers and...
July 16, 2015 | 6:30 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for the 2015 Design Biennial Boston on Thursday, July 16 at 6:30 pm with a welcome by Joyce Linehan, Chief of Policy, City of Boston. The...
July 9, 2015 | 6:00 PM
After decades of bronze memorials, whimsical public art is reinvigorating Boston’s public spaces this summer. From Höweler + Yoon Architecture’s iconic Swing Time...
July 8, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Penny...
July 8, 2015 | 5:30 PM
Mediterranean cuisine meets modern/sleek design on Fort Point Channel Don’t miss the opportunity to rub shoulders with both the architect and chef/co-owner of Fort Point...
June 29, 2015 | 6:00 PM
In response to shifting environmental and economic scenarios, the City of Boston and its professional community of designers, planners, developers and policy makers have...
June 24, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Have you been counting down the days till you can get outside and start drawing the city? Have you wanted to meet others with an interest in art and architecture? Why not do both...
June 24, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Penny...
June 22, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hundred and thirty years after Frederick Law Olmsted's Emerald Necklace re-shaped our city, Boston 2024 has taken a fresh look at Boston’s public spaces—...
June 20, 2015 | 10:30 AM
This month families visited the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway to tour the newest piece of public art that graces this public space. Artist Janet Echelman’s aerial...
June 19, 2015 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space and the BSA Foundation are proud to host the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy’s first in a series of moderated, artist-based discussions and events entitled INTER...
June 17, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for Bigger than a Breadbox, Smaller than a Building. This special event is the first opportunity to explore the exhibition while enjoying...
June 11, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Tactical Urbanism has emerged as a creative approach to low-cost, short-term placemaking and neighborhood building. DIY crosswalks, temporary parks, pop-up beer gardens, mobile...
May 28, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Join us for the opening reception of Density Atlas: Measuring Urban Density on Thursday, May 28 at 6:00 pm, where Professor Lee will offer a short introduction to the Density...
May 27, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Penny...
May 21, 2015 | 8:30 AM
Although the conversation regarding sea-level rise and Boston’s current challenge of designing for climate change along its historic coastline remains a contentious subject...
May 19, 2015 | 6:00 PM
This Conversations on Architecture session will examine the symbiotic relationship between art and architecture and how they interact with each other, analyzing the different...
May 16, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Scientists predict that Boston will experience up to two feet of sea-level rise by 2050 and up to six feet by 2100. How will our downtown neighborhood be affected by the rising...
May 13, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Penny...
May 12, 2015 | 6:00 PM
A fascinating topographical case study, Boston is notable among American cities for doubling in size by filling in areas once covered by water. Enlarging from a small peninsula to...
May 7, 2015 | 8:00 AM
The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the City of Boston, with sponsorship from The Boston Foundation, the BSA Foundation, and Autodesk, will bring together designers,...
May 6, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Head back to the drawing board at this annual fast-paced sketching game! This Pictionary-style tournament offers a night of friendly competition to benefit youth programs of the...
May 6, 2015 | 3:00 PM
The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the City of Boston, with sponsorship from The Boston Foundation, the BSA Foundation, and Autodesk, will bring together designers,...
May 1, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Explore the devastating effects that the collapse of Detroit’s automobile industry had on its residents and urban infrastructure. Directed by Heidi Ewing and ...
April 30, 2015 | 6:00 PM
*FULL* Registration is closed for this event. Join master of ceremonies Clif Stoltze of Stoltze Design and twelve of Boston’s finest creative minds for a fun, fast-paced...
April 29, 2015 | 6:00 PM
The boundary between Boston’s public and private spaces is not a bright line but a negotiable realm of partnerships and special arrangements. Private and commercial...
April 25, 2015 | 2:00 PM
Complement your “Building Blocks: Art Deco” course with a Boston By Foot tour around Boston’s downtown, and discover Boston’s rich collection of Art Deco...
April 22, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Explore architecture and interior design through a two-day hands-on design workshop in which you will create your own micro-housing unit—the new trend in innovative housing...
April 22, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information contact Penny...
April 19, 2015 (All day)
It is vacation week! Looking to get out of the house and build fun things? Come to BSA Space for our LEGO Challenge using our extensive collection of LEGO Bricks. Brainstorm...
April 12, 2015 (All day)
KidsBuild! will be held at BSA Space on Saturday, April 11th & Sunday April 12th. Guided by professional architects, families will choose a construction site from a fictional...
April 11, 2015 (All day)
Come see the KidsBuild! city Come see a city through the eyes of a child when you visit BSA Space (290 Congress Street, Boston) through April 18, where the city built by more than...
April 8, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
April 7, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Back by popular demand, BSA Space is offering a new edition of the crash course on Boston’s architecture: “Building Blocks.” This time, step into Boston’s...
April 6, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Mayor Martin Walsh has outlined a vision of a Boston that is “thriving, healthy, and innovative,” charging that our built environment should reflect “a culture...
April 3, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Join us on Friday, April 3, for another independent film describing the story of one young couple with no building experience who attempt to build a tiny house, raising questions...
April 2, 2015 | 6:00 PM
For the second BSA Urban Design Workshop, interdisciplinary urban design teams—led by Brian Healy FAIA, Eric Höweler AIA, Beth Whittaker AIA, and the BSA Emerging...
March 30, 2015 | 6:00 PM
View the entire conversation on WGBH Forum Network The second BSA Urban Design Workshop kicks off Monday, March 30, and explores Mayor Walsh’s housing initiative. The...
March 28, 2015 | 10:15 AM
Future Prep 101: How to Prepare Teens for Design Careers is a half-day workshop that exposes high school students and their parents to multiple disciplines, including architecture...
March 28, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Celebrate the 2nd annual Boston Design Week with all things type at BSA Space! Discover the art of lettering inspired by the exhibition StereoType: New directions in typography....
March 26, 2015 | 8:00 AM
Join us at the first-ever conference in the Boston area focused on walkability: the Walking Evolution and Revolution Conference. Hosted at BSA Space and  organized in...
March 24, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Hear Facebook creative strategist and StereoType artist Ji Lee explain how he hacks the linear and rigid systems of letters and alphabets by adding elements of...
March 20, 2015 | 8:30 AM
The Integrated Sciences Complex is the first new academic building on the University of Massachusetts (UMass)/Boston campus in nearly 40 years. Signaling a commitment to science...
March 18, 2015 | 6:30 PM
Join Tel Aviv, Israel–based graphic artist and experimental typographer Oded Ezer at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) to hear firsthand about his pioneering...
March 11, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
March 8, 2015 | 1:00 PM
Women/Wikipedia/Design is a global call for contributions to Wikipedia entries that focus on women in architecture, urbanism, design, and construction to address the...
March 7, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Design your Dream Room – have you always dreamed of designing your own space to do everything you love to do? In March, families will think about how design – shape,...
March 6, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Watch filmmaker Chad Freidrichs unravel the reasons behind the failure of the Pruitt-Igoe public-housing complex, an iconic model for public housing built in St. Louis in the...
March 5, 2015 | 6:00 PM
This event was rescheduled from its originally scheduled date of February 9. Join us for our next Designing Boston conversation, this time on the U.S. Olympic...
February 27, 2015 | 6:00 PM
As markets shift, environmental considerations evolve, neighborhoods gentrify, and data and technology upend everything, the design of cities has gained new importance and taken...
February 26, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Explore the intricate nature of letterpress printing to produce beautiful artwork while learning the fundamentals and history behind this traditional craft. To celebrate the...
February 25, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Join us for a public jury review of competition submissions and a celebration of participating teams and selected finalists. Nearly 250 architects, planners, artists, engineers,...
February 25, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
February 24, 2015 | 6:00 PM
OfficeUS, the US Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, was an ambitious project that documented the past 100 years of design exported by American firms across...
February 23, 2015 | 6:00 PM
From Kuwait City to Singapore, US architecture firms are realizing an increasing share of their commissions from projects abroad. This raises immediate, sometimes delicate...
February 22, 2015 | 2:00 PM
Listen to a unique performance by the Boston Typewriter Orchestra that combines the relentless rhythm of typewriters with elements of performance, comedy, and satire. This...
February 18, 2015 (All day)
It is vacation week! Looking to get out of the house and build fun things besides a snowman? Come to BSA Space for our LEGO Challenge using our extensive collection of LEGO...
February 16, 2015 (All day)
In observance of Presidents' Day, and to support cleanup after the blizzard, BSA Space and BSA offices will be closed today. 
February 15, 2015 (All day)
Due to inclement weather, BSA Space will be closed today.
February 14, 2015 (All day)
Due to inclement weather, BSA Space will close at 2:00 pm today.
February 12, 2015 | 6:00 PM
The Boston Society of Architects’ Emerging Professionals Network invites you to join industry peers for a night of networking and fun at Scholars American Bistro &...
February 11, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Across the nation, public art has become an essential intervention to help invigorate city spaces. But how can we make the most of this approach? Join cultureNOW on February 11...
February 11, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
February 10, 2015 (All day)
Due to inclement weather, BSA Space and BSA offices will be closed today. 
February 9, 2015 (All day)
Due to inclement weather, BSA Space and BSA offices will be closed today. 
February 7, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Will your egg survive the drop? In the February edition of Family Design Day, families will be challenged to design and build a structure that will protect an egg when dropped...
February 6, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Enjoy a special Friday evening exploring the fascinating story behind "La Sagrada Familia", an iconic yet mysterious Spanish cathedral that represents a 125- year...
January 28, 2015 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
January 23, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Come hear Maureen Meister, PhD, lecture (with accompanying visuals) on her new book, Arts and Crafts Architecture: History and Heritage in New England (UPNE, 2014), the first...
January 15, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Join Boston Living with Water at ​BSA Space for a “Pecha Kucha”-style event on “living with water” and resilient design ideas. T​his ​public ​event is...
January 14, 2015 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
January 13, 2015 | 6:00 PM
In 2007, designLAB Architects and Landworks Studio were engaged in a public-private consortium to transform a 19th-century abandoned factory along the Blackstone River (in...
January 12, 2015 | 8:00 AM
Join founder of AIASF committee, The Missing 32% Project, Rosa T. Sheng AIA, as she shares a summary of some of the key findings from the 2014 Equity by Design: Knowledge,...
January 10, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Join us as we explore the world of type through the exhibition Stereotype: New directions in typography. We will tour the exhibit to learn how artists and designers are expanding...
January 9, 2015 | 6:00 PM
"The film was born from my first sight of the skyscrapers in New York in October 1924. I looked into the streets—the glaring lights and the tall buildings—and...
January 7, 2015 | 6:00 PM
It’s 2015. Do you know where your career is? Do you know where you’d like it to be? It’s a great time to have a career in design and construction! This...
December 22, 2014 | 6:00 PM
The Community Design Resource Center (CDRC) invited area architecture and design firms to participate in a charitable Gingerbread House Design Competition. See the resulting nine...
December 13, 2014 | 1:30 PM
Learning By Design & the Community Design Resource Center of Boston are teaming up again to offer Gingerbread House Design @BSA SPACE. We will first tour the...
December 12, 2014 | 5:30 PM
Join architecture students and faculty for a critical review and celebration of Soft Fabrication, an exhibition focused on everyday objects, including lamps, chairs and pavilions...
December 8, 2014 | 8:30 AM
Join Gregory Bialecki, secretary of Housing and Economic Development for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on a guided tour of the Viridian, a new mixed-use project at 1282...
December 5, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Kicking off the related programming for the StereoType exhibition is Typeface, a film that centers on the story of the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, through...
December 4, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Every year, the BSA Membership Committee invites the best of local student work for consideration in the BSA Student Design Showcase, and then celebrates the best of the best at...
December 1, 2014 | 6:00 PM
With sea levels projected to rise dramatically over the next 100 years, architects and urban leaders are faced with new challenges of flood mitigation and resiliency planning for...
November 26, 2014 | 3:00 PM
The BSA Space and offices are closing at 3:00 pm today. Have a wonderful thanksgiving!
November 17, 2014 | 6:00 PM
For the past 10 years, the work of Merge Architects has been capitalizing on opportunities for invention in the ordinary. Its work invests in both the craft of making and a social...
November 15, 2014 | 10:30 AM
November is Bridge Month! As a tie in to Family Design Day: Boston Bridges, Civil Engineer Reed Brockman leads this 2 hour tour of the bridges of Fort Point Channel....
November 14, 2014 | 8:00 AM
A professional gathering, hosted by the Sustainable Design Leaders of New England. Are your clients concerned about the materials in their buildings? Of course they should be. You...
November 13, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for StereoType: New directions in typography. This special event is the first opportunity to explore the exhibition while enjoying...
November 12, 2014 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
November 8, 2014 | 10:30 AM
Join Learning By Design @ BSA SPACE as we continue our Fall series of Family Design Day Programs with our annual Bridge Design Day: Learn about the many bridge...
November 6, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Author Anthony Flint will discuss his newest biography, Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow, of Le Corbusier, a man who invented groundbreaking ways of...
October 22, 2014 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
October 20, 2014 | 6:00 PM
In a talk sponsored by the Educational Bridge Project, Vladimir Linov will discuss the reconstruction of the 19th Century’s industrial zone as the main problem of the...
October 18, 2014 | 10:30 AM
Join Learning By Design @ BSA SPACE for a tour of Canstruction where teams of Boston area Architects and Engineers have executed their favorite pop...
October 17, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Hear Jaime Lerner, former mayor of Curitiba, Brazil, talk about the pioneering urban strategies he implemented in the 1970s and ’80s that turned Curitiba into one of the...
October 8, 2014 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
October 8, 2014 | 2:00 PM
Building Leadership Institute and AGC of Massachusetts Present: Solving your mid-level leadership gap workshop series Many companies face a critical mid-level leadership gap....
October 6, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Wrap up Nearly 100 people, including designers, developers, and city planners, turned out at District Hall on October 6 to hear a panel discussion about the importance of...
October 4, 2014 | 10:00 AM
On October 4, more than 200 high school students and their families met with representatives from 50 architecture and design schools at the Wentworth Institute of Technology for...
September 27, 2014 | 10:00 AM
Inspired by the exhibition ‘Urban Timber: From Seed to City,’ BSA Space opens its doors in celebration of all things wood. From paper, to baskets, to furniture, to...
September 26, 2014 | 8:00 AM
WoodWorks presents four workshops that advocate for smart wood-based construction. The Wood Revolution: Inspiring Architecture with Innovative Structural Systems Terry Pattillo...
September 24, 2014 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of BSA Foundation (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture) programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve...
September 20, 2014 | 10:30 AM
Join Learning By Design as we kick off our fall series of Family Design Days @ BSA Space through an exploration of our exhibition Urban Timber: From...
September 19, 2014 | 8:00 AM
The way cities are planned shapes people's lives and has a strong bearing on their health. This, together with environmental and economic pressures, is inspiring urban...
September 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM
The BSA is hosting two public forums in conjunction with the Beacon Yards Urban Design Workshop, a professional initiative focused on the urban design issues raised by the...
September 16, 2014 | 6:30 PM
The BSA is hosting two public forums in conjunction with the Beacon Yards Urban Design Workshop, a professional initiative focused on the urban design issues raised by the...
September 10, 2014 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of the BSA Foundation, (formerly the Boston Foundation for Architecture), programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To...
September 9, 2014 | 6:00 PM
“An unforgettable building—that is what I want to create.”  —Francine Houben Hon. FAIA, Mecanoo Architecten Mecanoo Architecten, the Dutch firm behind...
August 27, 2014 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of Boston Foundation for Architecture programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information...
August 20, 2014 | 6:00 PM
This program has been postponed. Join Trent Tesch AIA of Kohn Pedersen Fox and Fred Kramer AIA of ADD Inc as they discuss the opportunity before us: creating a cutting-edge...
August 18, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Back by popular demand the BSA is offering a new session of the crash course on Boston’s architecture: Building Blocks: An Introduction to Boston Architecture Indulge your...
August 15, 2014 | 10:00 AM
You're invited to Boston GreenFest! Boston GreenFest celebrates many ways we can create a better world by greening our lives and our communities. Let's envision our future...
August 13, 2014 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of Boston Foundation for Architecture programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information...
July 29, 2014 | 8:30 AM
Presented by The American Institute of Architects* and The Boston Society of Architects; Organized by BSA Global Practice Network leaders Mark Careaga AIA (Payette) and...
July 28, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Boston, like many other creative cities, has frequently teamed up with the arts community as part of the city’s design process. A clear example of the synergy between art...
July 23, 2014 | 8:00 AM
One hour “tour” of Boston Foundation for Architecture programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information...
July 17, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Gabe Klein (http://gabeklein.com/bio), former Transportation Commissioner for Chicago and former Transportation Director for Washington, DC, will speak about how American...
July 9, 2014 | 6:00 PM
One hour “tour” of Boston Foundation for Architecture programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information...
July 8, 2014 | 6:00 PM
July 8: “Beyond the Building” With Michael Murphy, MASS Design Group In the five years since it was founded, MASS Design Group has learned that a building is much more...
July 6, 2014 | 4:00 PM
This hour-long episode is organized around Libraries and profiles three buildings: James B. Hunt Jr. Library designed by Snøhetta in Raleigh, NC;...
July 6, 2014 | 1:00 PM
This hour-long episode is organized around Libraries and profiles three buildings: James B. Hunt Jr. Library designed by Snøhetta in Raleigh, NC;...
June 30, 2014 | 7:00 PM
A real page-turner!  The Boston Society of Architects invites you to celebrate the launch of ''BOOKS," the Summer 2014 issue of ArchitectureBoston magazine....
June 29, 2014 | 4:00 PM
This hour-long episode is organized around Performance Spaces or Art Spaces and profiles three buildings: Dallas Cowboys Stadium designed by HKS Architects in...
June 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM
This hour-long episode is organized around Performance Spaces and profiles three buildings: Dallas Cowboys Stadium designed by HKS Architects in Arlington, TX;...
June 26, 2014 | 6:00 PM
This exhibition will celebrate wood as the region’s most sensible and abundant choice of material for urban building while highlighting its flexibility and technical...
June 26, 2014 | 5:00 PM
This summer, BSA Space is proud to present a collection of architectural drawings of the early work of Boston architect Stanley Myers (1923-2010). Stanley Myers was a graduate of...
June 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM
Join Women in Design for an afternoon of yoga, open to the public! If you are looking for a great way to celebrate the summer solstice then come join us for some fantastic Yoga at...
June 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM
On Monday June 9 an email notification was sent with an incorrect time for this event. The correct date is June 21st at 11 AM at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.  Enjoy...
June 19, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Traffic Advisory Speaker Series continues this summer with an international look at Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in cities including Johannesburg, Guangzhou, and Mexico City. Speakers...
June 16, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Please join the Residential Design Committee in welcoming Randy Correll AIA and Grant Marani AIA who will be presenting a new book, Designs for Living from Robert A.M. Stern...
June 14, 2014 | 10:30 AM
Join Learning By Design in Massachusetts as we close out our spring series of Family Design Day Programs at BSA Space with an investigation of our wonderful...
June 12, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Coming to this movie? On your way in or out, consider stopping by the BFA's Project Pin-Up where examples of local education-based programs funded by the BFA throughout 2012...
June 12, 2014 | 5:00 PM
Dropping by the Pin-Up? Consider making a night of it, and take in If You Build It, a captivating documentary about designer-activists who work with high school students in North...
June 5, 2014 | 6:00 PM
“Energy is the most important story in the world, bar none, and nobody has ever told it with more verve than Amanda Little.” - activist Bill McKibben  ...
May 30, 2014 | 6:00 PM
*An email notification was sent on May 12th stating this event is occuring on an incorrect day, the correct date for this event is Friday, May 30th at 6 pm* Traffic Advisory...
May 27, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Tuesday, May 27 Doors open at 6:00 pm; film starts at 6:30 pm Tickets: $10/$5 for BSA members By 2050, 80 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas. Life in...
May 19, 2014 | 8:00 PM
The BSLA Emerging Professionals and the BSA Emerging Professionals Network co-host Nerd Nite!   Nerd Nite, "It's like the Discovery Channel with beer." This...
May 15, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Iconic for its endless horizon of low-rise constructions, Mexico City has for years grown without the benefits of integrated planning, heavily affecting the quality of life of its...
May 13, 2014 | 6:00 PM
This event is sold out. May 13: “Opening Up the Clark” With Gary Hilderbrand, Reed Hilderbrand; and Maddy Burke-Vigeland AIA, Gensler After a 12-year renovation, the...
May 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM
One hour “tour” of Boston Foundation for Architecture programs and why they matter. Event is free, but seats are limited. To reserve your place or for more information...
May 10, 2014 | 10:30 AM
Join Learning By Design in Massachusetts as we continue our series of Family Design Day Programs at BSA Space. Families will earn about how architects and...
May 9, 2014 | 6:00 PM
*CANCELLED* - 12PM 5/8 - this event has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.   Global populations are increasingly on the move. Unprecedented numbers of...
May 8, 2014 | 6:30 PM
The Lincoln Motor Company and the Boston Society of Architects invite you to Engage your senses: Creating grace under pressure. Meet one of the designers of the Leonard P. Zakim...
May 7, 2014 | 5:00 PM
The Emerging Professionals Network tours Pier 4—a landmark building under construction on the waterfront—Wednesday, May 7, at 5:00 pm. (Meet at the entrance of the...
May 1, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Purchase tickets to the 2015 What the Sketch? here. This Pictionary-style tournament offers a night of friendly competition to benefit K-12 design education. Bring your...
April 25, 2014 | 6:30 PM
Friday, April 25 Doors open at 6:30 pm; film starts at 7:00 pm Tickets: $10/$5 for BSA members BSA Space presents the Boston premiere of Power to the Pedals: Wenzday Jane and the...
April 17, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Jerry Dobrovolny, director of transportation for the City of Vancouver, British Columbia; Harriet Tregoning, director of the Washington, DC, Office of Planning; and ...
April 10, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Enjoy a sneak peek at TV’s newest series about design! The screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with Chung. On Thursday, April 10, at 6:00 pm, BSA...
April 5, 2014 (All day)
Learning By Design in Massachusetts and the BSA have joined together again for KidsBuild! to be held at BSA Space on Saturday, April 5. Guided by professional architects, families...
March 28, 2014 | 6:00 PM
To celebrate Boston Design Week, BSA Space teams up with local designer Luke Aaron for an evening of fashion, featuring a presentation of looks from Aaron’s latest Fall/...
March 27, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Architectural photography chronicles transformation in the urban environment. As Boston grows and changes, photography becomes a historical documentation of what once existed,...
March 25, 2014 | 6:00 PM
The Architects Collaborative (TAC) opened in 1945, when seven young architects invited Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius to join them in what would become an experiment in a...
March 21, 2014 | 6:00 PM
This event, previously scheduled for December 17, has been rescheduled to Friday, March 21st at 6:00 pm at BSA Space (290 Congress St, Boston) John A. Powell, professor of law,...
March 19, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Carving volume: From Incas to robots A reception will be held March 19th at 6 pm at BSA Space (290 Congress St. Boston) for the opening of Volumetric Robotics, An...
March 18, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Description Detroit’s railways create abrupt demographic divisions within the city. “Radical Railbanking and Scenarios for Detroit” manipulates the complex...
March 13, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Writer, editor, and practicing urban planner Jane McCullough Thompson Assoc. AIA is a leading historian of the German Bauhaus. Join us on March 13 as Thompson presents a unique...
March 11, 2014 | 6:00 PM
“Reinvention of the Harvard Art Museums” With Mark Carroll, Renzo Piano Building Workshop; and Charles Klee AIA, Payette Originally constructed in 1927, Harvard’...
March 8, 2014 | 10:30 AM
Join Learning By Design in Massachusetts as we continue our 2014 series of Family Design Days at BSA Space.  Imagined Space: Design your Dream Room – have you always...
March 5, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Description The way we describe and understand cities is being radically transformed—alongside the tools we use to design them and the impact on their physical structure....
February 20, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Ryan Chin, managing director for the City Science Initiative at MIT Media Lab, who has developed numerous technologies, strategies, and designs to address congestion, energy...
January 29, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Best Practices: Preparing for Climate Change Wednesday January 29, 6:00pm BSA Space (290 Congress St, Boston) Join us for a follow-up conversation on resiliency, nearly six months...
January 24, 2014 | 5:30 PM
“Cities Without Ground” Friday, January 24, 5:30 pm  BSA Space Reception to follow; RSVP to rsvp@architects.org with “Cities 1-24” in the subject line...
January 23, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Traffic Advisory is a transportation-focused speaker series organized by the Boston Society of Architects, the Boston Foundation for Architecture, the Boston Green Ribbon...
January 11, 2014 | 10:30 AM
In the January edition of Family Design Day at BSA Space, we will tour Rights of Way: Mobility and the City, a global exploration of mobility and transportation in cities. The...
January 7, 2014 | 6:00 PM
The Boston Society of Architects and ArchitectureBoston magazine present Troubled Waters, a public forum. Join moderator Tom Ashbrook, host of WBUR’s “On Point,...
December 14, 2013 | 10:30 AM
Learning By Design in Massachusetts and the Community Design Resouce Center of Boston are teaming up to offer Gingerbread House Design at BSA Space. We will first tour the...
December 5, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for Rights of Way: Mobility and the City. This special event is the first opportunity to explore the exhibition while enjoying live music,...
November 16, 2013 | 10:30 AM
Don’t miss our annual Bridge Design Day. Learn about the many bridge types we have spanning our city’s waterways and then design and build your own bridge for our...
November 11, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Traffic Advisory is a transportation-focused speaker series organized by the Boston Society of Architects, the Boston Foundation for Architecture, the Boston Green Ribbon...
November 9, 2013 | 10:30 AM
November is Bridge Month! As a tie in to Learning by Design in Massachusett's Family Design Day: Boston Bridges, Civil Engineer Reed Brockman leads this 2 hour tour of the...
November 4, 2013 | 5:30 PM
Political and economic forces, together with the natural environment, have shaped the way that Boston’s distinctive buildings and architectural patterns have evolved. Keith...
October 26, 2013 | 10:30 AM
Teams of Boston-area architects and engineers have executed their favorite movie themes using canned goods! We will tour the colossal structures of Canstruction and then design a...
October 22, 2013 | 6:30 PM
Inspired by the new BSA Space exhibition Boston City Hall: Drawings by Kallmann McKinnell and Knowles, the BSA and Historic New England co-host a panel of architecture VIPs on...
October 17, 2013 | 6:30 PM
The BSA Urban Design Committee is teaming up with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy to jump-start a dialogue about ideas for Parcel 12, a 1½-acre undeveloped, unadorned...
September 26, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Craig E. Dykers AIA, founding partner of acclaimed design firm Snøhetta, provides a rare insider’s look at the motivations and inspirations that drive his design team...
September 25, 2013 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space Author Series features talented writers discussing their recent publications in the areas of architecture, design and the built environment. Hear authors read from their...
September 21, 2013 | 10:30 AM
Families will tour the exhibit Reprogramming the City: Opportunities for Urban Infrastructure to learn how designers have re-purposed urban spaces and places for new uses. We...
September 19, 2013 | 6:30 PM
The Green Line is coming, and the Fairmount Indigo Line is here! What does new access to public transportation mean to a community? With the first phase of construction under way...
September 18, 2013 | 6:00 PM
What are some of the key themes emerging in the field of reuse and reimagining of urban infrastructure around the world? What are the best examples? What can Boston learn from...
September 12, 2013 | 6:00 PM
The exhibition Reinvention in the Urban Midwest, curated by Sasaki Associates, will focus on current forms of reinvention in the urban Midwest and explore the drivers for such a...
September 10, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Please join the BSA Membership Enrichment Committee at the Student Design Showcase at BSA Space (290 Congress Street, Boston) on September 10 at 6:00 pm. Twenty-three entries were...
August 31, 2013 | 4:00 PM
What if streetlight poles were also umbrellas that opened up when it rains to provide cover for people who were caught in a storm? What if highway billboards became bamboo gardens...
August 1, 2013 | 6:30 PM
Together with BSA Space, Boston’s center for design and architecture, the Center for Architecture in New York, and AIA Los Angeles, CultureNOW celebrates its Musuem Without...
July 18, 2013 | 6:30 PM
Anne-Marie Lubenau AIA, director of the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, is the guest speaker for this month's Urban Design Committee lecture on July 18 at 6:30 pm at...
July 17, 2013 | 6:00 PM
The exhibition Reinvention in the Urban Midwest, curated by Sasaki Associates, will focus on current forms of reinvention in the urban Midwest and explore the drivers for such a...
June 26, 2013 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space Author Series features talented writers discussing their recent publications in the areas of architecture, design and the built environment. Hear authors read from their...
June 25, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for Reprogramming the City: Opportunities for Urban Infrastructure. This special event is the first opportunity to explore the exhibition...
June 20, 2013 | 6:30 PM
Summer is here! And sprouting up along with it is a growing interest in urban food production, evidenced by raised beds in community parks, rhubarb leaves on rooftops, and parking...
June 15, 2013 | 10:30 AM
On Saturday, June 15, explore the architecture of the Waterfront with a hands-on walking tour. Learn about building types, structure, materials and the elements of architecture....
June 5, 2013 | 8:30 AM
After 20 years, Mayor Thomas Menino will step down at the end of his current term. This leadership transition provides challenges and opportunities for our profession and our...
June 3, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Since its founding in 2008, Design Biennial Boston has curated a space for recognition and discussion of Boston’s emerging design practices. Published in 2013 by pinkcomma...
May 29, 2013 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space Author Series features talented writers discussing their recent publications in the areas of architecture, design and the built environment. Hear authors read from their...
May 18, 2013 | 10:30 AM
In celebration of Mayor Menino's Fit City Boston initiative, we'll learn about places and spaces that are conducive to creative play and physical activity. Then design and...
May 16, 2013 | 6:30 PM
How can open space support the needs of contemporary urban families? Has the idea of the urban park evolved? The Urban Design Committee and Housing Committee host a panel of...
May 15, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Great cities are critical to a sustainable future, and great neighborhoods are critical to sustainable cities. Just like wildlife habitats, people habitats require a healthy...
April 18, 2013 | 6:30 PM
How can public art transform the ways in which people use and think about public space? What are some of the new models for private sponsorship of public art? How do we foster...
April 16, 2013 | 6:00 PM
To mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, Le Corbusier’s only building in North America, William J.R....
April 10, 2013 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space Author Series features talented writers discussing their recent publications in the areas of architecture, design and the built environment. Hear authors read from their...
April 6, 2013 (All day)
Learning By Design in Massachusetts and the BSA have joined together again for KidsBuild! to be held at BSA Space on Saturday, April 6. Guided by professional architects, families...
March 28, 2013 | 6:00 PM
As part of a special exhibition of furniture and sculpture at BSA Space, Boston-based artist Jacob Kulin will speak about the process and inspiration behind his large body of work...
March 27, 2013 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space Author Series features talented writers discussing their recent publications in the areas of architecture, design and the built environment. Hear authors read from their...
March 21, 2013 | 6:30 PM
Join the Urban Design Committee for an exploration of contemporary use of public space in Europe and the United States. Panelists will present case studies and projects that shed...
March 9, 2013 | 10:30 AM
Have you ever wanted to create a museum for your favorite things? Whether it's fish, fashion or fighter jets, every collection needs a unique setting. In March, families will...
March 5, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Atlantic Wharf Gallery is now home to The Space in Between, a photography exhibit that originated at the Photographic Resource Center, curated by Erin Wederbrook Yuskaitis, which...
February 27, 2013 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space Author Series features talented writers discussing their recent publications in the areas of architecture, design and the built environment. Hear authors read from their...
February 23, 2013 | 10:30 AM
Design your dream room Have you always dreamed of designing your own space to do everything you love to do? In February, families will think about how design – shape, color...
February 21, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Don’t miss the opening reception for the latest exhibit at BSA Space, Design Biennial Boston. Curated by over,under, the exhibition recognizes the most significant design...
February 13, 2013 | 6:00 PM
Join What’s In? and the BSA for an opening reception at BSA Space (290 Congress Street, Boston) celebrating the temporary installation of a full-scale micro-housing...
January 17, 2013 | 6:30 PM
In her new book, Made for Walking: Density and Neighborhood Form (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2012), landscape architect, urban designer and photographer Julie Campoli...
January 12, 2013 | 10:00 AM
Join Learning By Design in Massachusetts as we kick off our 2013 series of Family Design Day programs at BSA Space. View the exhibit Not Old School: Architecture in Support of...
December 13, 2012 | 6:30 PM
Get urban—fast! Join the BSA’s Urban Design Committee for a holiday PechaKucha-inspired celebration. Twelve speakers will present four-minute micro-lectures addressing...
December 6, 2012 | 8:00 AM
The BSA and ArchitectureBoston magazine host Road Work Ahead, a public forum and reception. Join governor Michael Dukakis and other special guests for a wide-ranging discussion on...
November 30, 2012 | 6:00 PM
Please join us for the exhibition reception and panel discussion of the new BSA Space exhibit Where Are the Utopian Visionaries? Architecture of Social Exchange on Friday,...
November 28, 2012 | 5:00 PM
Join us for an opening reception on Wednesday, November 28, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm celebrating nine gingerbread houses designed and built by Boston-area architecture firms for...
November 27, 2012 | 6:00 PM
Join the BSA and Harvard’s Loeb Fellowship program for an evening with 1987 Loeb fellow and internationally recognized architect Allison Williams FAIA, LEED AP, on Tuesday,...
November 19, 2012 | 5:30 PM
Please join us for an opening reception for Critical Exchange: Boston Architects in the Middle East and Not Old School: Architecture in Support of Learning. Critical Exchange:...
November 17, 2012 | 10:30 AM
Boston Bridges Learn about the many bridge types we have spanning our city’s waterways, then design and build your own bridge for our neighborhood. See all upcoming Family...
November 1, 2012 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space Author Series features talented writers discussing their recent publications in the areas of architecture, design and the built environment. Hear authors read from their...
October 25, 2012 | 5:00 PM
Don’t miss this opportunity to explore some of the projects that the Boston Foundation for Architecture (BFA) has brought to life in Massachusetts communities. The BFA was...
October 20, 2012 | 10:30 AM
The Architecture of the Middle East View the exhibit City of Mirages and consider how the characteristics of a place, such as climate, resources, and tradition affect local...
October 18, 2012 | 6:30 PM
In this Urban Design Committee meeting/public lecture Dennis Pieprz Assoc. AIA, principal, Sasaki Associates speak will address recent work in urbanism with a focus on strategies...
October 9, 2012 | 6:00 PM
BSA Space Author Series features talented writers discussing their recent publications in the areas of architecture, design and the built environment. Hear authors read from their...
October 3, 2012 | 5:30 PM
Don’t miss a unique opportunity, exclusive to BSA members, to interact and mingle with the curator of City of Mirages: Baghdad, 1952–1982. Curated by Spanish architect...
October 2, 2012 | 6:00 PM
Celebrate the opening of a new BSA Space exhibition on architecture in the Middle East during a free reception. City of Mirages: Baghdad, 1952–1982 presents built and...
September 27, 2012 | 6:00 PM
Please join the BSA Membership Enrichment Committee at the Student Design Showcase at BSA Space (290 Congress Street, Boston) on September 27 at 6:00 pm. Twenty-four entries were...
September 22, 2012 | 10:30 AM
From Bricks to Bridges: Kids Design along the Waterfront Family Day Programs encourage children and adults to observe, explore and design together in two-hour hands-on workshops....
September 20, 2012 | 6:30 PM
This lecture will examine, through specific applied research and design projects, the architect’s role in engaging nested scales of design from the compact city to open...
August 22, 2012 | 6:00 PM
This event has sold out. Paris was the first truly modern large city. But it has remained largely unchanged since the 1860s. Now, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has a vision to...
August 16, 2012 | 6:30 PM
As cities face a crisis of job retention, fading infrastructure and vacant industrial land, a new approach toward the treatment of industrial sites that integrates the built and...
August 16, 2012 | 8:30 AM
Join Governor Patrick’s Creative Economy Industry Director, Helena Fruscio, at BSA Space on Thursday, August 16 at 8:30 am to explore ways to build the state’s economy...
August 9, 2012 | 6:00 PM
In conjunction with AIA New York and the BSA, join cultureNOW for the opening of its exhibition, “Maps to Apps: Boston Now,” on Thursday, August 9, at 6:00 pm at BSA...
August 5, 2012 | 11:00 AM
In conjunction with Circle The City, Greenway edition, join the BSA and guest curators from over,under on Sunday, August 5 at 11:00 am at BSA Space (290 Congress Street, Boston)...
August 2, 2012 | 5:30 PM
Join LivableStreets and the BSA for a social hour that celebrates vibrant communities and the value of building connections. Learn more about the work of both organizations, and...
July 28, 2012 | 2:00 PM
In conjunction with Boston Summer Arts Weekend, join the BSA and guest curators from over,under on Saturday, July 28, at 2:00 pm at BSA Space (290 Congress Street, Boston) for a...
July 24, 2012 | 6:00 PM
Launched in July 2011 with 600 bicycles and an eye towards expanding into Boston neighborhoods and surrounding communities, Hubway provides Boston with an accessible and green...
July 22, 2012 | 1:00 PM
Stop by BSA Space (290 Congress Street, Boston) on Sunday, July 22, at 1:00 pm to enjoy the recap showing of the final stage of the Tour de France, Rambouillet to Paris Champs-...
June 28, 2012 | 6:30 PM
Like many cities, Boston has cultivated a specific image based on its skyline; however, the Prudential and John Hancock Tower are more than a generation old, and Boston has...
June 21, 2012 | 6:30 PM
The Common Boston Common Build (CBCB) is a design and construction competition that challenges participants to design and build a project in response to real community needs in...
June 18, 2012 | 6:00 PM
In conjunction with the BSA Space exhibit IN FORM, architects Sheila Kennedy AIA and Frano Violich FAIA of KVA Kennedy & Violich Architecture and Dan and Marie Law Adams AIA...
June 16, 2012 | 10:00 AM
Learning By Design in Massachusetts leads this hands-on family workshop focusing on the structure of skyscrapers. Do you know how the buildings of the Financial District stand up...
June 15, 2012 | 6:30 PM
Join Boston’s architecture, design and nonprofit community at the BSA for this year’s launch of Common Boston festival week at the dParty. In the spirit of our theme...
June 12, 2012 | 6:00 PM
Don't miss the opening reception for Let's Talk About Bikes at BSA Space on June 12 at 6:00 pm. Sponsored by Cambridge Seven Associates, TRADE, Atlantic Wharf...
May 30, 2012 | 5:30 PM
Civic engagement: What does it mean to you? What are you doing to improve your neighborhood? How can architects contribute to the quality of life in their communities? How can the...
May 11, 2012 | 5:30 PM
In conjunction with the ongoing BSA Space exhibit IN FORM, architects Jan Wampler (MIT professor) and Charles Redmon FAIA (Cambridge Seven Associates principal) will discuss their...
May 1, 2012 | 6:00 PM
Museum curators from Greater Boston convene on Tuesday, May 1, at 6:00 pm for a discussion about BSA Space, its potential role in Boston’s cultural evolution and the...
April 18, 2012 | 6:00 PM
Innovation City is a conversation about change and the future of Boston. How will local industries shape Boston's global future? Find more information and a list of speakers...
March 29, 2012 | 6:00 PM
In conjunction with the BSA Space exhibit IN FORM, architects William Rawn FAIA, Alex Anmahian AIA and Tim Love AIA will discuss the state of cultural spaces in Boston. Tina...
February 16, 2012 | 1:00 PM
The BSA hosts an exhibit open house to celebrate the inaugural exhibits at BSA Space: IN FORM, Info Center and FOLD!. Join us for light refreshments. No RSVP is neccessary.