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Civic and community vision

Volunteer design professionals assist communities, developers, and city agents in the envisioning of placemaking opportunities related to large redevelopment sites such as Beacon Yards and Suffolk Downs. Working with the Commonwealth, volunteer designers provide pro-bono design services to the survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The community of Mattapan gets a garden on the site of tragedy.


Urban Design Workshops

Urban Design Workshops provide a valuable resource to public agencies and major property owners by providing big-picture design thinking that supports larger planning and public outreach processes…

Designing Boston

The Designing Boston Series provides a forum to discuss current trends and concerns in architecture and urban planning that may shape Boston’s future


Boston Futures

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

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