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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...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by BSA staff / December 2, 2016
At ABX 2016, the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) and the BSA Foundation hosted Design for Equity, a two-day symposium exploring how racial and social inequity are manifested in urban planning and the built environment. This symposium was a collaborative effort between many partners,...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by BSA staff / October 14, 2016
Over 85,000 cans of food donated for those in need For the 21st year, BSA Space provided architecture and engineering firms a chance to collaborate and get creative for the benefit of the community, with Canstruction Boston 2016, fitting the theme "Journey into Space." Canstruction...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by Kat Miller / August 12, 2016
Community Action for Resilience through Engagement On a recent Tuesday evening, six East Boston residents gathered at Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH), a community development corporation situated outside of East Boston’s Central Square. These residents, known as ‘community...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by BSA staff / August 5, 2016
Girls Inc.'s fifth annual BSA Space workshop On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Girls Incorporated (Girls Inc.) of Lynn paid their fifth annual visit to BSA Space for a day of play and learning. The middle-school aged girls toured the exhibition Extraordinary Playscapes, taking in inventive and...