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Suffolk U. Groundbreaking; Dudley Square Art; More!

DOWNTOWN—As opposed to passive learning: "Suffolk University will break ground for a new academic building at 20 Somerset Street this week. The building, designed by NBBJ architects, will provide a new academic home for Suffolk students and provide technology-enhanced instructional space for science and general study. Eight floors of the 10-story building will hold flexible classrooms designed to support active learning." [Herald]
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ROXBURY—Time to update our Public Art heatmap! "As crews work to add steel and concrete to the Dudley Municipal Center in Roxbury, the former site of the Ferdinand Building, the Boston Art Commission is working to bring public art to the space." [Boston.com]
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CAMBRIDGE—The push to make the People's Republic the first U.S. city to require larger-scale developments to be carbon-neutral continues apace: "First, today is the deadline to apply for membership on the City Manager's 'Getting to Net Zero' Task Force. ... Next, the city's Community Development Department is co-sponsoring an event with the Sustainable Performance Institute this Thursday, November 14, from 9:30 until 11 am at the Cambridge Public Library." [Net Zero Cambridge]

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