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ABOUT THE COMPETITION
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
PARTICIPATING DEVELOPERS
THE PROPOSAL
WHO TO CONTACT
RESOURCES
Workshop & Materials
  Faculty Advisors
  Mentors
WORKSHOP & MATERIALS

The faculty advisors (see link at left), mentors (see link at left) and development organizations (see link at left) are valuable resources, and students shouldn't hesitate to benefit from their expertise. Teams can also contact the student coordinating committee, or Tobi Goldberg or Theo Noell of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston at compete@fhlbboston.com as questions arise.

In addition, students should be sure to take advantage of the following Affordable-Housing Design and Development Workshops and reference materials.

Affordable-Housing Design and Development Workshops

Financial Feasibility, Affordable Innovative, Meaningful, & Efficient Design On March 3, 2015, two judges from the 2014 competition, Peter Hollands, senior vice president at Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, and Aeron Hodges, project designer at ADD Inc and co-founder of What's In, a research initiative to find affordable urban living solutions, addressed the student teams and discussed the relationship between financial feasibility and sustainable design.

View the presentation.

Affordable-Housing Development and the Law In 2012, Joe Lieber and Wat Matsuyasu from Klein Hornig, LLC, provided a framework for students to approach their proposals from a legal perspective.

View the presentation.

Recommended Reference Materials

Affordable Housing Design Advisor

Smart Growth Network

Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH)


The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2013

For more information on affordable housing, please read the State of the Nation's Housing, a report published by the Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Through its Civic Initiative for New England, the Boston Society for Architects (BSA) explores the challenges of growth and sprawl in New England. On the BSA's Web site, you can find research, public forums, design charettes, summaries of current and past reports, and event listings.

For information on community development, visit the American Planning Association's Web site.

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Articles about the Competition

Sponsors' Web Sites

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

Kevin P. Martin & Associates, P.C.

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

CHAPA

ICON architecture, inc.