Calling Out Injustice by Its Name—2020 Housing Innovation Workshop
At the third annual Housing Innovation Workshop, “Distributed Density: Middle-Scale Housing for Sustainable Communities'', participants were asked to apply an anti-racist lens to their proposed solutions and strategies to address the ways in which racially exclusionary policies have materialized as barriers to the creation of multifamily housing today.
EDI Network Provides Resource of EDI Policies and Procedures
The BSA EDI Network is proud to release a collection of firm sample policies, practices, and procedures for reference while shaping your own policies to encourage equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. All are invited to reference these firm policies in updating your procedures to establish a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.
Award Winning Design and Construction Leadership Seminar Launches This Month
Job responsibilities have shifted during the COVID-19 pandemic. This immersive virtual era includes many more tasks that involve agile communications, as well as relationship and management skills. This culture shift and more is addressed in a six-week intensive leadership workshop. Registration deadline is October 23.
BSA, BSLA, and Patronicity Call on Massachusetts Cities to Extend Outdoor Dining Opportunities
The Boston Society of Architecture and the Boston Society of Landscape Architects created a program to match business owners in Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston with architects and landscape architects to create simple, scaled, permit-ready outdoor seating plans to be implemented when businesses were allowed to reopen for outdoor dining this spring.
Why Practice-Based Research? Hear from the speakers
We asked some of our Practice-Based Research conference speakers to share their thoughts on what practice-based research is, what barriers to adoption exist, and what value research provides for firms as well as for clients and users. Why does Practice-Based Research matter? Because research is happening in design practice all the times, but capturing its value isn’t always easy or prioritized. This conference will offer models for architects to integrate research into practice and business, and to design a firm culture that fosters research.
Voting is open for 2021 BSA/AIA board and committee leaders!
The time has come to elect your BSA/AIA Board and governance committee leaders for 2021. By reviewing the candidate biographies and statements and voting, you are actively shaping the future of our association. All votes must be cast by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Make your voice heard!