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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
by BSA staff / November 3, 2017
When the weather is temperate,  the BSA Foundation partners with Boston By Foot to bring architectural walking tours of Boston to the public. Walking tours show those who live in Boston the stories behind the streets they walk through every day and give insight into how their favorite parts of...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by BSA staff / October 27, 2017
On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 60 leaders from Boston’s nonprofit and municipal communities gathered at BSA Space for a participatory workshop co-hosted with the National Park Service in Boston. The workshop aimed to discover intersections between various community and nonprofit groups and...
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...
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...