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Inspiring vision
by Amy Ohman, Foundation Design Educator / December 7, 2018
In partnership with the Boston Public Library (BPL), the BSA Foundation launched a new program in October, “Notable Women in Design”.  The library’s theme for their Fall/Spring programming was ‘Notable Women’ and the BPL asked the Foundation to develop a...
Civic issues + Engaging communities
by BSA staff / November 16, 2018
In a provocative, wide-ranging discussion on November 14, a panel of architects and designers examined “the shifting landscape of public remembrance’’ at a forum considering a new memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King proposed for the Boston Common. The...
Engaging communities
by BSA staff / October 26, 2018
On Friday, October 12, 2018, BSA Space was featured in the new Hall of the Future at HUBweek 2018! This 8,000 sq. foot showcase featured the most groundbreaking advances in art, science, and technology across multiple industries allowing visitors to experience the future, firsthand. As part of the...
Provoking change
by BSA staff / October 5, 2018
On Thursday, September 27, the young female designers behind the Girl UNinterrupted project presented their findings to a full and engaged room. Zhanina Boyadzhieva Assoc. AIA and Juliet Chun AIA, both professionals at Leers Weinzapfel Associates, spoke about their research work—intensive...
Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / September 14, 2018
Rising ninth grade girls from the Apprentice Learning City Summer Internship program visited BSA Space in July as part of Summer STEAM, a new BSA Foundation initiative that served over 150 students with hands-on real world-problem solving. The students tackled the challenge of replacing the...
Engaging communities
by BSA staff / August 24, 2018
What if a piece from BSA Space’s NatureStructure exhibition made its way to the Charles River Basin? On August 22, Galen Fulford of Biomatrix Water helped an enraptured audience envision what the Cambridge-side of the Charles River might look like if its hardscape sides were instead living...