Happenings

Ricardo Austrich Moderates ASLA Hispanic Heritage Month Series

Ricardo Austrich, RLA, President of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects and BSC's Manager of Landscape Architecture, moderated a fascinating discussion of Cultural Diversity in the Latin American Landscape. Hosted by the American Society of Landscape Architects, this webinar was the first in an educational series celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Ricardo will moderate the entire…Read More

New Chairs Steer Multicultural ERG

The Multicultural Employee Resource Group (ERG) is excited to announce the addition of new chairs who will help lead the team in exploring and advancing the cultural differences that help to shape our workforce and perspectives. These appointees each expressed their interests and enthusiasm for this new undertaking. Dayne Williams: “I have to stand for…Read More

Kurt Prochorena Joins Connecticut Building Congress Board of Directors

Kurt Prochorena, PE, LEED AP, a BSC Group principal and head of the firm's Connecticut office, has been appointed to the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) board of directors for 2020 to 2021. Kurt has taken an active role in the CBC, serving as co-chair of the organization's Marketing Committee, as well as a member of…Read More

Taylor Dowdy Explores Design for Well Workplaces in NEREJ Article

As the professional community considers return-to-office planning and appropriate health and safety measures, BSC's Taylor Dowdy, PE, LEED AP presented an article in the New England Real Estate Journal, discussing design strategies for creating a well workplace. Drawing from his experience supporting EMD Serono's construction of the first US building to receive WELL certification, Taylor…Read More

Jeff Malloy Contributes to Thought Leadership on the Relationship of Social Justice and Climate Change

Continuing to demonstrate industry leadership and expertise, senior climate adaptation planner Jeff Malloy recently published an article in the academic journal, Climatic Change. In the article, Jeff offers a review of relevant literature on the theoretical underpinnings of socially just climate adaptation solutions. He suggests that three criteria must be met to achieve just adaptation:…Read More

New Professionals Employee Resource Group Supports Colleagues

Starting a new job, working in a new industry, making a career change, or entering the workforce can cause stress for professionals at any stage in their career. BSC Group is working to make these transitions easier by forming a New Professionals Employee Resource Group (ERG). Co-Chairs Matt Ciminella, Carley Corbo, Heather Hamilton, and Sara…Read More

Construction Underway on DCR’s Southern New England Trunkline Trail

BSC was on-site in Franklin last month to see the construction of a rail-trail tunnel designed by our team. The tunnel, which is being constructed using a concrete culvert, will be completed this summer. BSC has provided design, permitting, and survey services under this contract. As part of the design process, our team reviewed a…Read More

Public Participation in the Age of COVID-19

BSC is proud of our ability to connect and engage with diverse stakeholders to deliver projects that reflect community values and needs. While BSC has excelled in community engagement for some time, our planning department has had to quickly adjust strategies and programs in light of the current COVID-19 situation. After a scheduled public meeting…Read More

Monique Hall to Serve as D&I Committee Co-Chair

BSC Group’s D&I Committee is excited to announce Monique Hall as a new committee co-chair. In this role, Monique will help drive BSC’s diversity and inclusion efforts and advance and enhance the firm and profession to a higher level of inclusiveness. Monique said of her new role: “With the variety of expertise at BSC, there…Read More

Sean O’Brien Discusses BSC’s Award-Winning Culture in Brand Heart Podcast

Recently honored with a Cultural Excellence Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, BSC Group and CEO Sean O'Brien were featured in a Brand Heart Podcast. In assessing the elements that contribute to BSC's positive culture, Sean credited our success to key values that drive our work as leaders and colleagues: Listening to and…Read More
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