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Beacon Yards Urban Design Workshop: First public forum
September 25, 2014  /  BSA

Two public presentations took place in conjunction with the Beacon Yards Workshop. The first, on...

Traffic Advisory Speaker Series, The Future of Transportation: A practical approach
August 8, 2014  /  BSA

Speaking from the vantage point of someone who reshaped US transportation from multiple perspectives over the past decade—as transportation director in both Chicago and Washington, DC; a...

Traffic Advisory Speaker Series, Bus Rapid Transit: A Global Perspective
July 14, 2014  /  BSA

The three speakers for last month’s Traffic Advisory series on June 19 at BSA Space literally woke many in the audience to the effectiveness of bus rapid transit (BRT), a relatively lower...

Traffic Advisory Speaker Series: From Rome to the North End: Life without driving
June 18, 2014  /  BSA

May’s speaker, Mayor Ignazio Marino of Rome, Italy...

Traffic Advisory Speaker Series: City Models/Three Perspectives
May 5, 2014  /  BSA

Last month Jerry Dobrovolny, Director of Transportation for the City of Vancouver, British Columbia (and...

Traffic Advisory Speaker Series: Transit equity
March 31, 2014  /  BSA

In March, ...

Traffic Advisory Speaker Series: Beyond Smart Cities
March 20, 2014  /  BSA

Ryan Chin, managing director for the City Science Initiative at MIT Media Lab, who has developed numerous technologies, strategies, and...

Traffic Advisory Speaker Series: Pedestrian and bike systems
February 20, 2014  /  BSA

Helle Søholt, founding partner and CEO of...

Video: Troubled Waters: A public forum
January 16, 2014  /  BSA

On January 7, 2014 at BSA Space, Tom Ashbrook, host of WBUR’s “On Point,” moderated a wide-ranging...

Traffic Advisory Speaker Series: Sustainable mobility systems
November 15, 2013  /  BSA

Jeffrey Tumlin, principal with Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, whose work covers urban parking techniques, streamlined transit service, road diets, and overall transportation diversity,...

Video: Tracings of the Future
November 15, 2013  /  BSA

The BSA and Historic New England co-hosted a panel of architecture VIPs at BSA Space to discuss the origins and influence of Boston...

Traffic Advisory Speaker Series: Transportation Today
November 13, 2013  /  BSA

On October 29, 2013, at BSA Space, Robert Puentes (Brookings Institution); Stephanie Pollack (Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, Northeastern...

Climate Change Measures Recommended for Boston
August 16, 2013  /  BSA

BSA vice-president/president elect Emily Grandstaff-Rice and Bud Ris, president and CEO of the New England Aquarium, discuss a report for the Boston Green Ribbon Commission and the city...

Reprogramming the City: Vox pops
August 7, 2013  /  BSA

Find out what our visitors are saying about the exhibition ...

Reprogramming the City
August 7, 2013  /  BSA

Urban design director and curator, Scott Burnham, introduces the exhibition ...

The Accessibility Exhibit
July 22, 2013  /  BSA

When it comes to making spaces accessible, the devil is in the details. ABX featured an interactive exhibit, designed by the...

Mayoral Candidates Forum
June 5, 2013  /  BSA staff

After 20 years, Mayor Thomas Menino will step down at the end of his current term. This leadership transition provides challenges and opportunities for...

A diamond cut: Fabricating the Hobson in steel and stone
February 11, 2013  /  BSA

A "Hobson" is the trophy awarded to honor-level winners in the BSA Design Award programs, named for esteemed American architect Henry Hobson Richardson. In 2012, Ashfield Stone was...

The Micro-Housing Unit
February 13, 2013  /  BSA

In 2011, in order to understand why so many emerging professionals are living outside of Boston's downtown, a team of young designers from ADD inc, Silverman Trykowski Associates, Artaic and...

Elected Affinities lecture
January 25, 2013  /  BSA

This lecture will examine, through specific applied research and design projects, the architect’s role in engaging nested scales of design from the compact city to open territories. Through...

Targeting 100!: How Healthcare Can Meet the 2030 Challenge
December 19, 2012  /  BSA

A presentation and panel explores the energy use of operational hospitals, load/energy modeling comparisons and first cost-of-construction implications for hospitals in the most diverse climate...

Road Work Ahead Forum
December 17, 2012  /  BSA

Governor Michael Dukakis moderates transportation forum inspired by ArchitectureBoston’s Turn Signal.

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Urban Design Series: Intersection and Convergence
December 6, 2012  /  BSA

Dennis Pieprz Assoc. AIA, principal, Sasaki Associates addresses recent work in urbanism with a focus on strategies for scale, framework, ecology and place.

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2012 Student Design Showcase
October 17, 2012  /  BSA

Boston’s architecture students showed off their work at the BSA Membership Enrichment Committee’s Student Design Showcase, held at BSA Space on September 27. A crowd of students,...

C7A principals review BSA Space exhibit InForm
December 31, 2012  /  BSA

C7A principals review BSA Space inaugural exhibit InForm and talk about the value of BSA Space sponsorship.

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New/Public: The state of Boston’s cultural spaces
March 29, 2012  /  BSA

In conjunction with the BSA Space exhibit IN FORM, architects William Rawn FAIA, Alex Anmahian AIA and Tim Love AIA discuss the state...

The making of the Hobson: 2011 BSA Design Awards Gala
January 26, 2012  /  BSA

The Hobson, named for Boston architect Henry Hobson Richardson, is the prize given to honor award winners in each category of the BSA Design Awards. Shaped like a Mobius strip, the prize will be...

Barnaby Evans: Animating a city's architectural fabric
December 7, 2011  /  BSA

Designer Barnaby Evans discusses WaterFire, a seasonal sculpture installed at the intersection of three rivers in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, and how...

Jeremiah Eck FAIA: Siting your home naturally
September 21, 2011  /  BSA

Jeremiah Eck FAIA presents a sustainable approach to housing design that benefits both the owner and the environment. 

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