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Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / April 12, 2019
Now in its 27th year, KidsBuild! was held at BSA Space on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, 2019. Guided by volunteer design professionals, over 600 children and adults chose a construction site from a fictional city grid, designed and built a building, and were awarded...
Engaging communities
by BSA staff / March 22, 2019
The BSA Foundation was proud to host its inaugural Architecture Auction on Thursday, March 14. Hundreds of guests filled BSA Space to bid on artwork that was carefully curated by a jury with diverse professional backgrounds. The initial call for art went out last summer, with over 100 submissions...
Civic issues + Engaging communities
by BSA staff / March 1, 2019
On February 27, 2019, almost 100 people filled BSA Space’s Salt gallery for the Designing Boston: Building Community Panel. In concert with  In the Public Interest: Redefining the Architect’s Role and Responsibility, an exhibition showcasing innovative architectural practices that...
Engaging communities
by BSA staff / February 8, 2019
The BSA Foundation (Foundation), created by the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) in 1971, expanded its focus in 2014 to “build a better Boston”. This mission is delivered through exhibitions at BSA Space, youth and family education programs, community and civic work, and cultural...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by BSA staff / January 18, 2019
Every December, hundreds of guests flock to BSA Space to view the confectionary creations of architecture and design firms. Now in its seventh year, the Gingerbread Design Competition is a fun and tasty way to highlight the delicious talents of Boston firms, to challenge the designers to explore a...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by BSA staff / December 28, 2018
On December 14, 2018, 250 architects, designers, and supporters of the BSA Foundation gathered for its annual Breakfast Fundraiser. This invitation only event is the Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser. This year’s event featured remarks from the Honorable Joseph Curtatone...