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Engaging communities + Provoking change
by BSA staff / February 17, 2017
On January 30, BSA Space hosted Designing Boston: Parochialism vs. Production, a panel discussion focusing on how Boston’s municipal, building industry, and community leaders can work together to build housing that meets the needs of a growing population. More than 100 designers,...
Engaging communities
by BSA staff / February 2, 2017
KidsBuild!—a youth program of the BSA Foundation—turns 25 this year. The annual weekend-long event sees hundreds of kids and family members each year selecting building sites and using design thinking to construct creations for a miniature version of Boston. As the KidsBuild!...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / January 20, 2017
The BSA Space Film Series invites design lovers to learn more about artists and architects who have shaped the world. Now in its third season, the BSA Space Film Series offers design lovers and film buffs alike a regular chance to learn about influential artists and architects that have shaped the...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / January 6, 2017
Now in its fifth year, the CDRC Gingerbread Design Competition, Exhibition, and Auction is a fun and tasty way to highlight the delicious talents of Boston architecture firms, to challenge the designers to explore a new medium, and to raise funds for community design programs of the BSA...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by BSA staff / December 23, 2016
As a follow-up to the Design for Equity curriculum held on day one of ABX 2016, a Design for Equity charrette was held the next day. This design charrette focused on the Fairmount corridor—an area of Boston that has historically been under-served by transit. This section of Dorchester,...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision + Provoking change + Supporters
by BSA staff / December 13, 2016
Thank you to everyone who attended the BSA Foundation’s annual fundraising breakfast on Tuesday, December 6. Held once again at the Harleston Parker Medal-winning MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, nearly 300 attendees gathered to celebrate the power of design and its potential to elevate everyone...