The Boston Architectural College celebrated its 2015 Commencement on Friday, May 22 at Old South Church in Copley Square. The College graduated 170 students in the disciplines of architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design studies.
In keeping with BAC tradition, a jazz band accompanied the graduates, special guests, and members of the Board of Trustees in a procession through the city of Boston's historic Back Bay. They walked in full regalia from the iconic BAC building on Newbury Street to the church building in Copley Square....more.
Kim McCarthy, MDS ’14, wins 2nd Place More »
The BAC is pleased to announce Kim McCarthy, MDS '14, has been awarded second place in the Temporary Structures Concept Design Category in Architecture Podium's International Architecture Awards 2015. She earned the award in recognition of her Master of Design Studies capstone project, Resilient Crisis Cube.
The Resilient Crisis Cube is an off-grid emergency shelter, which incorporates resilient concepts into the design. It is intended to provide shelter, energy, water collection, and food production to its occupants, who would receive it following damage or complete loss of property following a disaster...more.
The Boston Architectural College (BAC) celebrates a new generation of socially conscious designers with this exhibit. We present the work of the BAC 2015 degree program graduates from graduate and undergraduate degree programs in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design studies.
Students at the BAC explore the ethical and social practice of design in spatial environments. Their education is balanced in a curriculum that enables students to experience both professional practice and academic disciplines. The dynamic between intellectual ideas and experiential practice in the community is the basis for the meaningful, critical design exemplified in this curated exhibition.
Members of the Class of 2015 were honored at the annual commencement eve awards ceremony on Thursday, May 21 More »
Design for Human Health students redesign local group home for aging residents More »
Rand Lemley, Bachelor of Architecture Candidate More »
School of Landscape Architecture Students head to Washington D.C. to raise visibility of profession More »
Through the Gateway Program, the BAC partners with the Southern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance & the DCR More »
Advanced Master of Architecture Students Design a Proposal for an Urban Arts Center in Cambridge, MA More »
The Boston Architectural College (BAC) is an independent, professional college in Boston's Back Bay that provides an exceptional design education by combining academic learning with innovative experiential learning and by making its programs accessible to diverse communities. The College offers professional and accredited graduate and undergraduate degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design studies....more.
The Boston Architectural College (BAC) is an independent spatial design college offering professional and accredited graduate and undergraduate degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design studies. The core of the BAC experience is a unique learning model where design education happens in the classroom and in the professional workplace simultaneously. Students work in some 300 design firms while attending their classes and studios onsite or online, earning credit and gaining experience in both settings.
Founded in 1889 as a club for practicing architects, the BAC has remained closely tied to Boston's professional design community throughout its history. Students are taught, mentored, and advised by over 400 practicing professionals, strengthening the connection between workplace experience and classroom learning. BAC graduates are accomplished designers with impressive resumes, portfolios, and professional networks.
PARTI is a social event held annually at the end of the spring semester for current students and alumni of the Boston Architectural College. PARTI 2015 featured the theme: "The Roaring '20s." On Saturday, May 16, members of the BAC community arrived at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston, complete with flapper dresses and fedoras, ready to dance and celebrate what it means to be a member of the design community at the BAC. Take a look at photos from the event.