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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...
Provoking change
by BSA staff / October 5, 2018
On Thursday, September 27, the young female designers behind the Girl UNinterrupted project presented their findings to a full and engaged room. Zhanina Boyadzhieva Assoc. AIA and Juliet Chun AIA, both professionals at Leers Weinzapfel Associates, spoke about their research work—intensive...
Provoking change
by BSA staff / June 1, 2018
Seventh and eighth graders from the Rising Tide Charter School in Plymouth recently spent a morning at BSA Space exploring rising tides. The students are part of a club that focuses on issues of climate change. They came to Boston to learn about--and learn how to design for--sea level rise. Using...
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...
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...