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Sea Change: Boston

Exhibition at District Hall in Partnership with Sasaki Associates

Examining Sea Level Rise and Resilience in Boston

Examining Sea Level Rise and Resilience in Boston

© Sasaki Associates

It is projected that sea levels will rise two feet by mid-century and six feet by 2100. The new tideline will transform the coastal landscape of Greater Boston and increase the probability of a major storm devastating the metropolitan region.

Sea Change: Boston examines Boston's vulnerabilities and demonstrates proactive design strategies at the building, city, and regional scale. The exhibition will share research with the broader community in an accessible and engaging format. Events associated with the exhibition will catalyze conversations among designers, city officials, real estate leaders, academics, and community members about a specific call to action: a regional plan for the Greater Boston area.

The exhibition has been developed by Sasaki Associates in partnership with The Boston Architectural College, The City of Boston, and The Boston Harbor Association. Research included in the show is funded in part by The Boston Architectural College.

Events Include:
Opening Reception
April 16, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA

Symposium
April 26, 2014, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA

Closing Reception
June 4, 2013, TBD

All events are free and open to the public; please pre-register for the April 26 symposium.

District Hall Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday - Friday: 7:00AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM