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Stories: Inspiring vision

Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / December 1, 2017
Children use the design process to create bridges This month at BSA Space, 50 students between the ages of four and 13 discovered the crucial role that engineering plays in creating our city’s infrastructure. BSA Foundation staff kicked off the Family Design Day session by giving...
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...
Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / October 6, 2017
On Friday, September 15, 2017, the City of Boston’s Housing Innovation Lab, MIT's Real Estate Innovation Lab, and the Boston Society of Architects/AIA co-hosted a "Developing Differently" workshop, pulling together a select group of architects, developers, academics, and...
Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / September 29, 2017
The BSA’s Architecture/Design College Fair provides a one-of-kind experience for area young people. Each year, Architecture/Design College Fair offers students and their families a unique forum for investigating academic and career opportunities in design-related fields. Design education...
Grant recipients + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / September 22, 2017
For over 30 years the BSA Foundation has awarded grants to support public education programs in Massachusetts related to the built environment. Hawthorne Youth and Community Center (HYCC), a 2016 grantee—received a grant to support “Grow It! Cook It! Share It!,...
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...