Thursday, April 17, 2014

IDS SoWa Brunch & Scavenger Hunt

IDS SoWa Brunch & Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 10 AM - 2 PM

Join The Interior Design Society on Sunday, April 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a complimentary brunch at the South End’s charming eatery Aquitaine, followed by a Scavenger Hunt Design Charrette at the SoWa Vintage Market!

Only 12 seats are available for brunch, so please RSVP to ASAP!

After brunch, the group will walk to the market where the Scavenger Hunt begins! Please bring a sketch pad, pens, pencils, colored pencils, or markers, anything that will help your team present your fabulous finds to the group.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Informational Meeting on Summer Study in Chicago & Florence 2014

Informational Meeting on Summer Study in Chicago & Florence 2014
Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 5-6 PM
Room 502, 320 Newbury Street

Topics to be covered:
  • Learn more about NeoCon
  • Hear Crandon describe last year’s Florence Summer Study trip
  • Learn about accommodations in Chicago and Florence
  • Travel Itinerary
  • Costs/Deadlines
  • 50% tuition for summer classes

Rendering Workshop

Rendering Workshop
Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1-4 pm
Room 401, 320 Newbury Street

  • Give the student the ability to take a 3d model from an arbitrary program into 3ds Max and generate go9od looking daylight renderings with a minimum of fuss and a maximum of impact.
  • Introduction to basic rendering concepts that are common to all rendering engines: materials, mapping, lighting, cameras, composition, post production.


Sponsored by the Learning Resource Center and Atelier

Please note: these workshops are not intended to replace a course, and attendance does not count for course credit.

Stand Against Racism Photo Shoot

Stand Against Racism Photo Shoot
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 3-6 pm
Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 3-6 pm
Thursday April 24, 2014 from 3-6 pm
320 Newbury St, 1st Floor Lobby

Boston Architectural College has partnered for the third year with the YWCA to Stand Against Racism!

Join us as together we raise awareness of the racism still exists in our communities. This year, we are asking BAC students, instructors, and staff to hold up signs of why they Stand Against Racism.

We will be taking photos and compiling a web gallery on both dates listed above. If you are not able to attend either date or time, we invite you to email your photo to Becky Anderson, Coordinator of Student Activities and Leadership (

The BAC stands for the right of individuals to be treated with the dignity and respect they deserve and we commit ourselves to take action for peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all people.

Sponsored by The Office of Student Life and NOMAS

Ice Cream with Studio Q

Ice Cream with Studio Q
Thursday, April 17th at 6:45 PM
The Loft, 320 Newbury Street

We all scream for ice cream! Come and join Studio Q in The Loft for some ice cream!

Student Lecture Series :: Bradley Samuels

Student Lecture Series :: Bradley Samuels - Signal to Noise
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 6:00PM
CAS Hall, 320 Newbury Street

Bradley Samuels, Founding Partner, Situ Studio, will present Signal to Noise as part of the Spring 2014 Student Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6:00 PM in Cascieri Hall.

Bradley Samuels incorporates interests in forensics visualization, geosciences, and 3D modeling into Situ Studio's practice. He has taught geospatial and information-based mapping at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. He was raised in Tokyo and Boston and holds a B.A. from Vassar College in Art History and a B.Arch from the Cooper Union School of Architecture.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

ZGF Scholarship

ZGF Scholarship
Submission Deadline - Thursday, May 1, 2014

Prizes: 1st Prize $ 10.000
Type: Open competition for architecture students in the USA.

For many years, ZGF has demonstrated a commitment to higher education in a variety of areas including architecture. The Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architectural Scholarship Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation is intended to recognize demonstrated talent and passion for architecture.

The recipient shall demonstrate the ability to produce quality architectural design and dedication to personal development in the field of architecture.

Students beginning their final year in an NAAB accredited architecture program in the fall of 2014, who currently reside in the United States, are eligible to apply.

One scholarship recipient will be selected no later than June 1st of this year with funds in the amount of $10,000 to be transferred from the Oregon Community Foundation to the recipient’s accredited academic institution prior to or during the month of September. A summer 2014 internship with ZGF in one of the firm’s office locations will be offered to the recipient. The paid internship has a flexible start date and location and will be based on current workload.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Remembering the Boston Marathon Bombing

Remembering the Boston Marathon Bombing

Dear BAC Students, Staff, and Instructors,

In remembrance of the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, we are asking to have a moment of silence across campus tomorrow at 2:49pm, the time of the bombing.  We will have staff in The Loft at 320 Newbury Street from 2:30-4:00pm if people would like to gather.  Please note there will be no formal programming, just an opportunity to come together, remember, and reflect.

There will be a table in The Loft to write messages of remembrance, support, and/or messages of encouragement to “take back our finish line.” For those of you who cannot attend but would like to contribute a message, please email it to

We know that this may be a day filled with many emotions for you and the BAC would like you to know that we are here for support. We also want to remind you that the SAP and EAP programs are available for anyone in need of their services (Students: 800.756.3124; Employees: 877.7520.7770).

Office of Student Life

April 15th, Copley Station Closed 12-3PM

April 15th, Copley Station Closed 12-3PM

Please be Advised:

Apr 15, 2014, 12-3 pm: Copley Station will be closed due to the Marathon Tribute event.

Customers are encouraged to instead enter and exit the Green Line at Arlington and Hynes Convention Center Stations during this time.

Affected routes:
Green Line B branch
Green Line C branch
Green Line D branch
Green Line E branch

Last updated: Apr 11 2014 3:25 PM
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SASLA Film Screening :: Urbanized

SASLA Film Screening :: Urbanized
Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 5:30 PM
CAS Hall, 320 Newbury Street

Please Join SASLA for a movie night with pizza and discussion for the film Urbanized on Sunday April 27th at CAS Hall. All are welcome!

Please RSVP at by April 21st.