What Is A Community Catalyst? and Opening Reception
A gallery talk led by Victor Vizgaitis of Sasaki on the role of architecture as a means for fostering a more integrated, transparent, and collaborative environment. Opening reception to follow. Wednesday, September 4, 6:00 pm; BAC
Navigating the Nuances
A panel discussion on the unique intricacies of the Dudley Square Municipal Office Facility featuring representatives from the City of Boston, Sasaki, and Boston Architectural College. Thursday, October 10, 8:30 am; BAC (breakfast at 8:00)
Dudley Square is the geographic center of Boston. It is a transportation hub and the gateway to a major metropolis. It is a unique place with rich history. But the true essence of Dudley Square is found within the vibrant Roxbury community that surrounds it.
In the middle of all this is a new building, rising from the foundations of what once was a thriving commercial node. This is the story of how the promise of a building to enliven Dudley Square inspired those who shaped it—the city, the designers, and the community. The Dudley Square Municipal Office Facility signals a new era. This building is the community's catalyst.
Sasaki, in collaboration with the Netherlands-based design firm Mecanoo, worked with the City of Boston to design a municipal office building in Dudley Square. Located in the heart of Roxbury, Dudley Square...