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The BSA Urban Design Committee explores big ideas about cities. Planning, transit, landscape, policy and design are common themes of regular lectures, panels and discussions.

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Committee Chairs
Seth Riseman Assoc. AIA / sriseman@handelarchitects.com
Isabel Zempel / izempel@sasaki.com
Ben Carlson AIA / ben.carlson@goodyclancy.com
The Urban Design Committee is part of the Urban Design Commission.

Updates

Do you have a dream for your community? Maybe it’s bike lanes, or a better transit system, or more outdoor cafes....
A panel discussion, moderated by Marty Jones, CEO of MassDevelopment.   Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:30 pm BSA Space,...
The BSA is launching a new program designed to engage local architects in early stage thinking about major urban design...
  Open Source Urbanism Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 6:30 pm at BSA Space Advances in place-based technologies promise to...
Joan Busquets BSA Space Thursday, May 8th, 2014 6:30 pm   Joan Busquets is Professor in Practice of Urban Planning and...
Helen Lochhead Thursday, April 17th at 6:30pm BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston   In the wake of Hurricane Sandy...
Featuring: Steve Miller, Trustees Collaborative for Boston Parks / Livable Streets Matt Kiefer, Trustees Collaborative for...
Kent Larson will be speaking at the BSA on March 6, 2014, as part of the UD Committee's 2014 lecture series. Kent...
                  Somervision: What makes a City Hip THURSDAY, JANUARY 16 6:...
Get urban—fast! Join the BSA’s Urban Design Committee for a holiday Pecha Kucha-inspired celebration. Twelve...

Past Events

May 6, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CultureHouse: Bringing Pop-Up Social Infrastructure to Boston The Boston Tactical Public Realm Guidelines, introduced in September 2018, demonstrate...
April 18, 2019 | 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The BSA Urban Design Committee will host a participatory design workshop to generate potential design solutions for key moments of the future “...
February 21, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CultureHouse: Bringing Pop-Up Social Infrastructure to Boston Please join us to learn about new ways to engage with the community and listen to Aaron...
January 24, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Challenges for the Future of Our Cities in 3000 Seconds Join the Urban Design Committee for our 2019 inaugural event with 3,000 seconds of fast-...
October 25, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Boston's Growing Neighborhood Gardens Discover how the Boston Food Forest Coalition works with neighborhood residents and the City of Boston to...
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