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  • Announcing – the BLIGHT to MIGHT: Open International Design Competition for Transforming Cities with Innovation

    This summer is…… BLIGHT to MIGHT: Open International Design Competition for Transforming Cities with Innovation ONE Prize 2012 is a call to put design in the service of disenfranchised communities, to reinvigorate deindustrialized and depressed urban areas, and to repurpose spaces for economic growth and job creation. Situated in the context of a struggling U.S. [...]

  • IN FORM – the BSA’s new exhibit

    Have you made your way over to visit the BSA’s newest exhibit – IN FORM? The exhibit explores projects in Boston over the past 50 years. Three themes are explored: Legible City, New, Public and Futures. Each theme reflects on how design can shape our understanding the city’s urban landscape, while discovering new possibilities for development. [...]

  • The participant, the experience, and the event: Experience Economies

    (The following review is written and edited by Zenovia Toloudi.) When thinking of cities, environments, or places, one wonders what is the role of the user, audience, observer or citizen in the formation of a space. Who activates the space? Who is the orchestrator of the event one experiences? Who personalizes the experience? What is [...]

  • The Garden Lab

    (The following text was written by Brant Gallery and was edited by Zenovia Toloudi) Join us for the opening reception of the GARDEN LAB! Thursday, January 26, from 6:30 – 7:30pm. Meet the Artists-in-Residence (Caitlin Berrigan, Andi Sutton, and Zenovia Toloudi) and learn about their projects. “When I go into the garden with a spade, and [...]