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Now Practice Now 2018
March 8, 2018  /  Jeffry Burchard AIA and Anda French AIA
Equity. Inclusion. Design. Technology. Environment. Resources. Innovation. Practice now faces significant challenges. Changes in technology, production, and collaboration are altering traditional...
Community news: 11 New England architects elected to College of Fellows
February 23, 2018  /  BSA staff
The 2018 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 152 member-architects to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made...
The Boston Society of Architects/AIA: Evolving with the times
February 14, 2018  /  BSA staff
In the fall of 2017, the BSA undertook sent a survey to its nearly 4,000 members. The goal was to understand the value placed by members on the BSA's current programs and communications. Two...
A message from BSA president Jay Wickersham FAIA
February 8, 2018  /  Jay Wickersham FAIA
The BSA’s public policy principles and our agenda for 2018 The BSA has always had a strong civic presence. There are so many ways in which our members use their design skills to improve our...
Community news: Are you having trouble logging in?
February 2, 2018  /  BSA staff
*Update: The development team has found a solution for the login error and are updating the needed channels to resolve the issue. Thank you for your patience and understanding through this...
Profile: John Stephen Ellis AIA
February 1, 2018  /  BSA staff
Image: John Stephen Ellis AIA. Credit: Habib Meme. Name: John Stephen Ellis AIA Job title and company: Professor of Architecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology Degree(s): B. Arch...
Community news: Call for nominations—AIA and BSA awards of honor
January 31, 2018  /  BSA staff
Open call for nominations for AIA and BSA awards of honor. Send your recommendations to awards@architects.org by Thursday, March 1, 2018.  AIA Award and Honor categories include: AIA/...
Community news: Design-inspired gifts for your loved ones!
December 13, 2017  /  BSA staff
Make it a design-filled holiday... with a little help from the Boston Society of Architects/AIA and BSA Foundation. Find a range of unique gift ideas for all the design lovers in your life...
Community news: Union Carpenters, Brand Safway Team up to Create BSA Space @ ABX 2017
December 11, 2017  /  BSA staff
Every year, the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) designs a special structure for ABX, the leading design and construction event in New England. They call it the BSA Space @ ABX, and it becomes...
One Year Later: Reflecting on “Wendy’s Welcome”
December 11, 2017  /  Stuart Baur AIA, associate principal, Payette
It’s been just over a year since we delivered “You Are Here: Wendy’s Welcome to the ED” to the pediatric emergency department at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (...
Remembering: Vincent Scully
November 30, 2017  /  BSA staff
"Vincent Scully, the Yale art historian whose lectures inspired students for more than 60 years and whose writings on architecture had a decisive influence on its practice in the last half of...
Remembering: Albert C. Ledner AIA
November 14, 2017  /  BSA staff
"Albert C. Ledner, an architect who gave Modernism his personal, often whimsical spin, putting portholes in buildings in New York and using things like ashtrays and salvaged convent windows in...
Remembering: Bonnie G. MacDougall
November 14, 2017  /  BSA staff
"Bonnie Graham MacDougall, of Ithaca and Alexandria, Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, died unexpectedly on November 26, 2017. She was 76 years old. Bonnie was born to Joseph London...
Case Studies: The Science and Engineering of Green Tour at ABX/Greenbuild next week
November 3, 2017  /  BSA staff
If you’re going to ABX/Greenbuild next week, be sure to register for The Science and Engineering of Green, taking place on Friday, November 10, from 1:30 to 5:30 pm. This session is a tour of...
Remembering: Bradley L. Shotola AIA
October 29, 2017  /  BSA staff
"SHOTOLA, Bradley Architect Bradley Shotola, loving son of Millie and Leonard Shotola of Western Springs, Illinois, passed away peacefully at the age of 61. Blessed by dear friends, family,...
Remembering: Frank Welch FAIA
October 29, 2017  /  BSA staff
"Frank D. Welch FAIA, considered the dean of Texas architects, died last week in Dallas at the age of 90. His prominence in the architectural culture of the Southwest cannot be overstated...
Profile: Michael Phillips
October 19, 2017  /  BSA staff
Name: Michael Phillips Job title and company: Principal and President of Jamestown, L.P. What are you working on now? Innovative office and multifamily residential strategies and the evolution of...
Remembering: Vann Molyvann
September 28, 2017  /  BSA staff
"Vann Molyvann, an architect and urban planner whose pioneering mixing of modernism with indigenous elements transformed the landscape of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital, died on Thursday...
Profile: Thomas N. O’Brien
September 21, 2017  /  BSA staff
Name: Thomas N. O’Brien Job title and company: Founding Partner, Managing Director, The HYM Investment Group Degrees: BA—Brown University; JD—Suffolk University Professional...
Community news: Storm Preparations
September 19, 2017  /  BSA staff
Hurricane Jose is now approaching and while it is not expected to make landfall, parts of the region will almost certainly experience heavy rain and winds. The BSA and the BSA Foundation recommend...
Remembering: Hugh Shepley FAIA
September 11, 2017  /  BSA staff
SHEPLEY, Hugh Hugh Shepley, formerly of Manchester, Massachusetts, died peacefully at Carleton Willard Village in Bedford September 4 at age 89. A well-known architect in the Boston area, Hugh was a...
Remembering: Abbott Lowell Cummings
September 8, 2017  /  BSA staff
Abbott Lowell Cummings wrote the book on New England’s first houses, and it wasn’t a simple task. He was in his 20s when he began his research and in his 50s by the time “The...
Highlight: Emily Grandstaff-Rice FAIA at CACE 2017
August 31, 2017  /  BSA staff
Name: Emily Grandstaff-Rice FAIA Job title and company: senior associate, Arrowstreet Earlier this summer (August 9–August 11, 2017), executives from AIA Chapters around the country met at AIA...
Profile: Kyle Martin Assoc. AIA
August 30, 2017  /  BSA staff
Name: Kyle Martin Assoc. AIA Job title and company: Virtual Design + Construction (VDC) Specialist—Tocci Building Companies Degrees: MArch—Boston Architectural College (BAC), BA—...
Remembering: Fred Koetter
August 22, 2017  /  BSA staff
Fred Koetter was a founding principal at Boston-based Koetter Kim & Associates. (According to the University of Oregon, the firm had a London office from 1989 to 1995.) The firm...
Remembering: Gunnar Birkerts FAIA
August 15, 2017  /  BSA staff
Prolific Detroit-based, Latvian-American architect Gunnar Birkerts died a the age of 92 on Tuesday, his son Sven Birkerts announced via social media. No cause of death was provided. Born on Jan...
Remembering: James McNeely AIA
July 27, 2017  /  BSA staff
"James D. McNeely, a prominent Boston architect, noted for his historic renovation of Beacon Hill townhouses, died peacefully on July 27, 2017 in his South Freeport Maine home, surrounded by...
Profile: James Heroux ASLA
June 28, 2017  /  BSA staff
Name: James (Jim) Heroux ASLA Job title and company: Senior Landscape Architect Degrees: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts—American Literature....
Remembering: William Krisel
June 5, 2017  /  BSA staff
"William Krisel, who designed captivating but economical tract housing that enabled real estate developers in the Sun Belt to market modern architecture to the masses in the 1950s and ’...
Community news: New AIA members
May 16, 2017  /  BSA staff
Since January 2017, all the Massachusetts chapters have grown - we've seen associate members receive their registrations and AIA members join anew. Welcome and congratulations to our newest AIA...