Watch BSA Lectures Online :: Regenerative Design and Urban Gardening

The Boston Society of Architects is showcasing online presentations of its lecture series. Topics include regenerative design and urban gardening.

The recordings are now available at

How should humans occupy the land? Is regenerative design the solution? William Reed AIA, a nationally recognized sustainability expert and architect at the Integrative Design Collaborative, Regenesis, and Delving Deeper, spoke on developing a whole-systems design process that lifts building and community planning into full integration and co-evolution with living systems in the region. Reed is a founding board member of the U.S. Green Building Council and co-author of The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building: Redefining the Practice of Sustainability. View a video of Reed’s presentation at

Patti “Garden Girl” Moreno, a writer and television host in Roxbury, MA, spoke on urban organic gardening at a recent BSA presentation. Moreno addressed composting, growing enough produce to feed a family on a city plot, designing edible landscapes, and other sustainable living practices. She is a contributing editor to Fine Gardening’s GROW magazine, writer for Organic Gardening Magazine, and The Old Farmers’ Almanac, and the co-host of Growing a Greener World, a new public television show about gardening and living sustainably. View her talk online at

To learn more about upcoming BSA lecturers, including Andre Leroux of the Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance and artist and former Harvard Loeb Fellow Susannah Sayler of The Canary Project, visit