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Public / Sharing our love of architecture

  • Boston’s first-ever architecture boat tours chronicle the evolution of Boston’s built environment, telling the story through an architecture and neighborhood lens. 
  • High school and transfer students interested in an architecture/design career are united with colleges from across the country at this annual BSA event. The Architecture/Design College fair is...
  • BSA Space presents a series of film showings which document some of the ways that architecture and design can engage communities, inspire vision, and provoke change.  
  • Canstruction is a community service project benefiting thousands of hungry people as it spotlights the design and construction industry giving back to the communities it helps build.
  • In the summer of 2012, students from Harvard GSD and representatives from AIA New York worked at BSA Space and around Boston to record podcasts and develop a comprehensive smartphone app as part of...
  • Through conversations and tours hosted by the architect and chef of each restaurant, these intimate Dining With Design sessions will explore the unique design challenges and solutions for various...
  • Children and families learn about architecture and urban design in hands-on activities at Atlantic Wharf.
  • A K-12 education program, Learning By Design engages children in architecture and design projects with professionals, in addition to providing design-centric curriculums for educators.
  • Mobility and the City: Six Ideas To indicate the extraordinary breadth of sites, systems, and approaches that the problems of commuting, travel, and migration have brought to the fields of...

Practice / Creating better architects, one program at a time

  • New England’s premier architecture and building event attracts more than 15,000 professionals every year. www.abexpo.com
  • Business of Architecture is supported by:
  • The Client Conversation series connects building industry professionals with high-profile clients from key New England market sectors.
  • COA has emerged multiple times since the mid-1980s to deliver intimate opportunities for dialogue with today’s most cutting-edge designers. Dive into the deep end of design, and make some...
  • Just in time for license renewal season! Earn AIA continuing-education credits and stay up-to-date on industry issues with BSA workshops each summer.
  • Young designers get the business training they need to for their firms to succeed in a yearlong, monthly half-day format. About this program Winner, AIA Emerging Professionals Program of the Year...

Civic Engagement

  • Boston Futures is a community discussion series about the future of Boston and how Boston’s Olympic and Paralympic bid might help us achieve a shared vision for that future.   
  • The clock is ticking. As Climate Change and rising sea levels become the new norm, Boston called upon leading planners, designers and thinkers to envision a more resilient, sustainable, vibrant, and...
  • The Designing Boston Series provides a forum to discuss current trends and concerns in architecture and urban planning that may shape Boston’s future. Topics include designing for...
  • Traffic Advisory was a speaker series focused on opportunities and challenges for Greater Boston. Traffic Advisory speakers include regional, national, and international transportation policy makers...
  • The BSA is launching a new program designed to engage local architects in early stage thinking about major urban design initiatives. The workshops will provide a valuable resource to public...

People / Connecting architects and industry professionals

  • How does the built environment impact health, and how can it foster physical activity on our streets and in our buildings?
  • Building professionals enjoy a fun day of golf while supporting BSA programs designed to elevate public awareness of design and construction.