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Housing Urban Design Workshop Proposal Presentations

April 2, 2015 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Price: N/A
Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston

Housing Urban Design Workshop Proposal Presentations

For the second BSA Urban Design Workshop, interdisciplinary urban design teams—led by Brian Healy FAIA, Eric Höweler AIA, Beth Whittaker AIA, and the BSA Emerging Professionals Network—will produce housing proposals that aim to balance innovations in residential living with the larger city-building opportunities. On the evening of April 2, the teams will present their proposals and there will be a review and discussion of the designs, their implications for the broader city, and how innovation in housing and urban design can inform Mayor Walsh’s housing initiative.

The proposals focus on sites along Dorchester Avenue (between the Broadway and Andrew MBTA Red Line stops) in Boston, which Mayor Walsh has cited as a potential housing growth zone. 

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Sheila Dillon, chief of Housing and director, Department of Neighborhood Development, City of Boston
Daniel D’Oca, partner, Interboro Partners; design critic, Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Tim Love AIA, principal, Utile; associate professor, Northeastern University 
Edward Nardi, president, Cresset Group
Nader Tehrani, principal, NADAAA; professor of architecture, MIT

For more information about the events, contact Gretchen Schneider Rabinkin AIA, civic design director, at gschneider@architects.org.

The BSA Urban Design Workshops are supported by the BSA Foundation.

For those who qualify, 2 LUs are available