Member Bio: Chris McIntosh

DSC03946_HeadshotChris McIntosh is a San Francisco Bay Area native who came to NOMA as a student at Boston Architectural College (BAC). He served as Treasurer, then Vice President, and finally President of the BAC NOMAS chapter. A highlight of his tenure came in 2011, where the BAC NOMAS team led by McIntosh earned 3rd place at the NOMA Student Design Competition in Atlanta, Georgia. Now a BAC graduate, he serves as Secretary of the Boston Chapter of NOMA. McIntosh currently works as an Energy Planner for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, where he helps implement and manage energy and water conservation projects in existing Massachusetts-owned buildings statewide. McIntosh is also passionate about equitable and accessible urban design, and affordable access to resources. With his background in architecture and career interests in planning, he hopes to complete a Master of Urban Planning in the near future and become a certified planner.

Member Bio: Aisha S. Densmore-Bey

DSC03958_HeadshotAisha S. Densmore-Bey Assoc. AIA, LEED AP has written multiple articles, and has organized or been a panelist at various symposia discussing architecture and design, including Build Boston and the 2011 National American Institute of Architects Convention. In 2011 she also wrote, produced, and directed the architectural film short The Built Perception: Boston. Densmore-Bey is founder and past chair of the Museum and Exhibit Design Committee at the Boston Society of Architects. In addition she is a recipient of the 2012 American Institute of Architects Associates Award, and has been featured in Architect Magazine, ArchDaily, Design Bureau, Apartment Therapy, and the Lifework Blog of iconic furniture company, Herman Miller. In early 2014, Densmore-Bey created Future Prep 101: How to Prepare Teens for Design Careers™, a half-day seminar which exposes high school students and their parents to multiple design disciplines. The program encourages and assists in the development of the next generation of leaders and collaborative creative problem solvers. Future Prep 101™ is a recipient of the BSA Foundation grant. Aisha Densmore-Bey,Designer is a creative office that specializes in architecture, interiors, lighting design, graphic design, film, and art.