Post Presentation Commentators

Secretary Gregory Bialecki, MA Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Mike Ross, Boston City Council President

Kiros Shen, Boston Redevelopment Authority, Director of Planning

Robert Culver, MassDevelopment, President and CEO

SHIFTboston Ideas Competition 2009

SHIFTboston Forum
Thursday, January 14, 2010
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

We had an amazing response to the SHIFTboston Ideas Competition Forum and filled the auditorium to maximum capacity. Thank you to everyone who helped to make the evening an incredible success.

Program Overview
Presenting a new decade in Boston

Welcome. Monica Garza, Director of Education
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
Opening. Brian Healy, AIA
Panelists. Maria Aiolova, LEED AP
Audrey O’Hagan, AIA
Brian Healy, AIA
Carlo Ratti, PhD
Winner. Announced.
TUTS: Tremont Underground Theater Space
by Sapir Ng and Andrzej Zarzycki.


A discussion panel moderated by Brian Healy with jury member Audrey O'Hagan, Maria Aiolova, Co-Founder of Terrefuge and Terreform ONE (filling in for Mitchell Joaquim), and special guest Carlo Ratti, Director of MIT SENSEable City Lab presented the top ideas from the 141 submissions from 14 states and 16 countries to the SHIFTboston Ideas Competition. Projects presented covered a variety of themes including technology, environment, transportation and fun.

The competition winner was announced to the maximum capacity audience of government, community and business leaders, artists, architects, and design professionals. The winning team of Sapir Ng and Andrzej Zarzycki was presented with their US$1,000 prize check for their idea TUTS: Tremont underground theater space.

Cocktail Reception

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Reception photography by: Eric Antoniou


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