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Designing Boston: Olympics 2024

March 5, 2015 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Price: Free and open to the public.
Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston

Designing Boston: Olympics 2024

This event was rescheduled from its originally scheduled date of February 9.

Join us for our next Designing Boston conversation, this time on the U.S. Olympic Committee’s decision to back Boston as the host for the 2024 Olympics.

As former Boston city councilor Mike Ross said during a recent interview with WBUR’s Radio Boston, “[The Big Dig] changed the shape and face of Boston and... the Olympics will do the same thing.”

Focusing on the role that architecture has (or has not) played in making previous Olympics successful, Ross will moderate this panel discussion and dive into lessons learned by architects and planners with past Olympic experience in such cities as Barcelona, Beijing, Sydney, and London. This event launches a series of conversations and debates related to potential roles, responsibilities, and opportunities available to architects, planners, and developers as this huge and exciting undertaking unfolds.

Michael P. Ross, attorney, Prince Lobel Tye

Panelists will include
Dennis Pieprz Assoc. AIA, Principal, Sasaki Associates
Gavin McMillan, Senior Principal, Hargreaves Associates
Kyu Sung Woo FAIA, Kyu Sung Woo Architects


The BSA Urban Design Committee is co-hosting this event.

For those who qualify, 2.0 LUs are available

Image: Boston à lheure bleue, Emmanuel Huybrechts, Creative Commons License, modified.