Common Boston 2010 Festival :: June 17 - 27

Participate in the only free festival of architecture and design in Boston's neighborhoods: Common Boston Week, June 17 - 27, 2010. Discover the places that make our city inspiring, creative, equitable and sustainable. You can get involved by:

-Volunteering at one of the many open buildings, tours or special events. Email

-Submitting photos to the 2010 Photo Project: "Building Communities, Behind the Scenes." More information is available at

-Creating a team for Common Build, a 72-hour design/build competition co-sponsored by For details and to register, visit

-Attending an open-invite, monochrome-outfit-encouraged dParty for design professionals and students (21 and older only, please). Join us on Thursday, June 17, 2010 from 6:00 – 10:00pm at the Artists For Humanity Boston Epicenter. The event is free for guests wearing a monochrome outfit (clothing in one color). Otherwise, guests can rent a monochrome outfit for $10 for 5lbs clothing. RSVP today!

-Other events include: YouthMedia Walk Project, Pecha Kucha, photography scavenger hunt, a forum on “Where We Connect,” wayfinding in JP’s Aboretum, a food tour by Nadine Nelson—and it’s all free. Check out and join us!