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Stories: Provoking change

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,...
Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by BSA staff / January 27, 2017
To accompany One Room Mansion, the winter 2017 exhibition at BSA Space, several BSA committees have held programs exploring compact housing and its intersections with various aspects of architectural practice. As part of the Focus on Housing series, the BSA Access Committee hosted a panel...
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...