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Provoking change
by Karen Robichaud / March 8, 2018
“I’m not here because I’m female. I’m here because I’m qualified,” became a refrain following a screening of Sista in the Brotherhood at BSA Space. Sista is a short film about a black tradeswoman who faces discrimination on a new job site and must choose between...
Inspiring vision + Supporters
by BSA staff / February 15, 2018
The BSA Foundation (Foundation) has received its largest single donation of $187,000 from the Imre Halasz Trust. The Imre Halasz Trust was established by the late Imre Halasz to support architects, the study of architecture, urban design, and the interaction and intersection of them with the public...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / January 25, 2018
Every December, hundreds of guests flock to BSA Space to view the confectionary creations of architecture, interior design, and urban planning firms. Now in its sixth year, the Gingerbread Design Competition is a fun and tasty way to highlight the delicious talents of Boston firms, to challenge the...
by BSA staff / January 24, 2018
Finegold Alexander Architects Designer of The Sweetest Church in the 2017 Gingerbread Design Competition Winners of Most Valuable Gingerbread (MVG), Golden Whisk (largest amount of donors), and Judge’s Choice: “So good it would convert an atheist” award  Why did you...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by BSA staff / January 5, 2018
On December 12, 2017 nearly 200 architects, designers, and supporters of the BSA Foundation gathered for its annual Fundraising Breakfast. The Breakfast is the Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser. This year’s event featured remarks from Austin Blackmon, Chief of Environment, Energy...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by BSA staff / December 15, 2017
Since 2016, the BSA Foundation has partnered with the City of Boston’s Housing Innovation Lab (iLab) to move the needle on affordable housing in the city of Boston. This partnership has taken many forms: a community workshop that informed a Housing Innovation Competition for city-owned...