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Stories: Inspiring vision

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 + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / August 11, 2017
On ten summer Thursdays, the Highland Street Foundation hosts 10 free Thursday morning programs for Boston’s preschool students in Boston Common at the Tadpole playground. The ReadBoston Storymobile attends each week to bring a storyteller and distribute books to participants. Additional...
Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by BSA staff / July 21, 2017
On Thursday, July 13, 2017, 30 designers, developers, builders, and students joined the BSA Housing Committee for an informational session and charrette on the City of Boston’s Additional Dwelling Unit (ADU) pilot program. This program was presented in partnership with the Mayor’s...
Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / June 23, 2017
Gracing the north wall of the Storefront Gallery at BSA Space are a series of panels highlighting five of Boston’s diverse neighborhoods. These panels complement the scale model in the center of the space which was created as a planning tool by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) in 1970...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / June 16, 2017
Children design stage sets for their favorite stories while discovering new, creative ways to solve problems This past school year, BSA Foundation architects worked with Boston children on a project called All the World’s a Stage. In collaboration with the Boston Public Library’s...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / May 26, 2017
Every year students from the Martin Luther King School in Boston participate in a mentoring program through MassHousing, known as STARR (Striving Toward Academic Recognition and Respect). MassHousing staff mentor third through fifth graders at MLK Elementary School, serving as volunteers in...