Feb 24, 2020 – Jan 30, 2021
DURABLE is a design imperative to construct sustainable environments that promote not only long life cycles, but also enduring cultural significance. Crucial to a sustainable architecture is the design of buildings that will endure for generations while also constantly adapting to ever-changing cultural needs. This exhibition examines the durability of materials through the lens of built examples of robust architecture that remains useful and valued despite the vicissitudes of time.
BSA urges the Governor to sign the Climate Bill
The BSA strongly urges Governor Baker to sign An Act Creating a Next Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy (Bill S. 2995). As representatives of 750 businesses in the Commonwealth, the BSA supports the climate bill, including interim emissions reduction targets, accelerated renewable energy production, environmental justice standards, natural gas utility safety, increased funding for the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, and many other important provisions.
Installation update: The Floating Wetland has Launched
The BSA is proud to share that after years of development, the Floating Wetland has been deployed in the Charles River. The project explores an ecological intervention to reduce harmful algal blooms in the Charles, which threaten the river’s health and limit the feasibility of swimming.