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Join MakeTank in supporting the maker culture revolution! Explore and advance your knowledge of making as an extension of architectural investigation through  presentations, small group discussions and member-run training sessions with this friendly group.

Visit the MakeTANK website to learn more.

Committee Chairs
Brad Prestbo AIA /
MakeTank is part of the Professional Practice Comission

Upcoming Events

September 25, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
MakeTANK: ABX & Fab Managers Agenda: Come help finalizing planning for our exhibit at this year's ABX show; and Fab Managers Unite! Come talk...


*MakeTANK MEETING*:  At the BUILD SPACE, 4/20, 6:00-8:00pm - Please RSVP for security. - Please RSVP no later than 4/18...
Please join us on 3/23 at the BSA Space at 6:00pm.  See you there!
After a successful 2016, come help us plan for an awesome 2017! Please join out Google+ page for more info. https://plus....
  Earlier this year we approached the BSA to create a new committee which focuses on ‘maker culture’ and...
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Past Events

July 17, 2018 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

***This event is currently full. To be put on the waiting list, please email Caitlin Hart at with subject line "7/17 BUILD Space tour."***

The Emerging Professionals Network (EPNet) and MakeTANK, two committees of the Boston Society of Architects/AIA, team up to bring you on a tour of the Autodesk BUILD Space (23 Drydock Avenue, Boston). Championing building, innovation, learning, and design, the BUILD Space houses a host of fabrication and technology workshops. With Autodesk staff and residents from many realms—including the AEC and design community—the BUILD Space is a place worth seeing.

Only 30 spots are available. You must RSVP to attend.

Bring your IDs and your wallets for a post-tour drink at Harpoon! (306 Northern Avenue, Marine Industrial Park, Boston)

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June 28, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Upcoming Event Review / Summer Shindig! We'll have a short meeting this month to briefly review planning for upcoming events and review...
May 31, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
MakeTANK: Making Makerspaces Interested in creating your own makerspace? Stop by to chat about the ins and outs of running your own space. To learn...
April 26, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
MakeTANK Artweek Coordination This meeting will finalize our preparation for our ArtWeek installation at the deCordova. To learn more about the...
March 29, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
BSA MakeTANK: deCordova Charette After sub-committee updates, we will focus on creating a design pattern that can be stamped out of cardboard for use...
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