May 04, 2020 – Feb 27, 2021
Rotch Travelling Scholarship 2020
The Rotch Travelling Scholarship is an annual two-stage design competition that results in one person, deemed the Rotch Scholar, traveling the world for at least six months studying architecture. In the first stage of the selection process, a weekend-long preliminary design competition is held. Finalists from this competition go on to compete in the second stage, a 10-day competition culminating in a design presentation to a distinguished jury in Boston.
Oct 27, 2020 – Jan 31, 2021
The Future Decker exhibition is part of an ongoing exploration and documentation of the ways in which existing triple deckers have shaped the City of Boston, while inviting residents to envision the future of this iconic New England vernacular building typology.
Built en masse mostly between the 1880s and 1930s, the triple decker was an affordable entry point for many immigrant families who came to call Boston home.
Explore residents’ perspectives and experiences with triple deckers and possible new ways to re-integrate them into the fabric of the city.
Feb 24, 2020 – Jan 30, 2021
DURABLE is a design imperative to construct sustainable environments that promote not only long life cycles, but also enduring cultural significance. Crucial to a sustainable architecture is the design of buildings that will endure for generations while also constantly adapting to ever-changing cultural needs. This exhibition examines the durability of materials through the lens of built examples of robust architecture that remains useful and valued despite the vicissitudes of time.
Nov 09, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020
Canstruction 2020: 25 Years
Canstruction is a charity event and exhibition where teams of architects, designers, engineers, and contractors compete in awe-inspiring feats of engineering to create sculptures made out of canned goods and other nonperishable food items—without the use of glue or other adhesives. In the past 25 years, Canstruction Boston has collected more than ONE MILLION pounds of food, providing more than 887,000 meals to people experiencing food insecurity in Massachusetts.
Dec 10, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020
[Virtual] Gingerbread Design Competition & Exhibition
The 9th annual BSA Gingerbread Design Competition & Exhibition will take place this year—this time in a virtual format! The Gingerbread Design competition is a fun and tasty way to highlight great works of edible architecture while spreading holiday cheer. This exhibition raises funds for BSA community design programs while challenging designers to explore a sweet new medium.
Feb 14, 2020 – Oct 31, 2020
IMPACT: Inspired and Inspiring—Women in Design Award of Excellence 20th Anniversary
The Women In Design is pleased to announce the 20th Anniversary of its Award of Excellence! To mark this significant milestone, the WID community is curating an exhibition to showcase the impact that all Awardees have made throughout their careers and include programming that will allow participants to honor, reflect, celebrate, and be inspired.