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Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / April 28, 2017
Over 30 Boston Design Week attendees were treated to a personal tour of Road to Revolution: A 30 Day Journey Across Cuba by curator, traveler, and photographer Abby Gordon. For 30 days in the summer of 2015 architectural designer Abby Gordon traversed the island of Cuba as Shepley Bulfinch’s...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / April 20, 2017
KidsBuild! celebrated 25 years in April complete with a new logo, a ‘birthday card’ and a weekend filled with building. KidsBuild! is the largest annual Family Design Day event and provides children with a hands-on, interactive learning experience. The event was developed by the...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by Julia McElhinney / April 14, 2017
The Emerald Necklace and Columbia Road Today On March 29, the BSA Foundation recently kicked-off its latest community education series entitled Fulfilling the Promise: Community Building and the Emerald Necklace. This four-part series aims to identify opportunities for community building...
Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by BSA staff / April 6, 2017
To accompany One Room Mansion, the winter 2017 exhibition at BSA Space, several Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) committees held programs exploring compact housing and its intersections with various aspects of architectural practice. As part of the Focus on Housing series, the BSA Emerging...
Engaging communities + Grant recipients
by BSA staff / March 31, 2017
On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the BSA Foundation hosted the Charles River Conservancy (CRC) for a community charrette discussing a permanent swim park in the Charles River. Over 50 people, aged four to 84, gathered at BSA Space to discuss swimming, playing, and living alongside the Charles River....
Engaging communities + Grant recipients
by BSA staff / March 24, 2017
For over 30 years the BSA Foundation has awarded grants to support public education programs in Massachusetts related to the built environment. City of Revere—a 2015 grantee—received a grant to support Move-City of Revere. The project engaged the Youth...