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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...
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...