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Stories: Engaging communities

Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / October 20, 2017
How do you reimagine an iconic street? On Monday, October 9, the children and families participating in The Fenway Alliance’s annual Opening Our Doors festival were asked that exact question. Held in the Publishing House lobby of the Mary Baker Eddy Library, this design/build hands-on...
Engaging communities
by BSA staff / October 13, 2017
HUBweek is a weeklong celebration of the innovation and collaboration that permeates the city of Boston and surrounding areas. Established by founding partners The Boston Globe, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Massachusetts General Hospital, HUBweek...
Engaging communities
by BSA staff / September 15, 2017
On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, nearly 100 engaged Bostonians gathered at BSA Space to hear from candidates for Boston City Council seats in Districts 1 and 2. All nine candidates from the two districts were represented at the forum, which provided an opportunity for candidates to speak to their...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by Gerard Georges / September 8, 2017
“Hip-hop is modernism’s post-occupancy evaluation.”—Michael Ford, Hip Hop Architecture We recently invited the city of Boston to step outside traditional architecture channels and explore the built environment through a different lens—hip hop. As a long-time supporter...
Engaging communities
by BSA staff / September 1, 2017
Every summer the BSA Foundation, Charles Riverboat Company, and Boston By Foot collaborate to bring 90-minute architecture boat tours to the public. These cruises offer spectacular views of historic and contemporary Boston architecture while providing fascinating information...
Engaging communities
by Rachel Borgatti / August 25, 2017
The BSA Foundation partnered with the Friends of Fort Point Channel in the recent Fort Point Festival. Below is a recep by Friends of Fort Point Channel executive director, Rachel Borgatti. Two years ago, Friends of Fort Point Channel, in collaboration with restaurants and property owners,...