The May of issue of Boston Magazine is dedicated to the power of ideas and features 75 bold thinkers who are helping to shape our city and beyond. Thought leaders from industries as varied as technology, healthcare and politics are featured. Focusing on how innovators are collaborating with public leaders to address both public and private challenges, Boston Magazine puts the spotlight on how the way we live is being transformed by these creative people.
Associate Professor Tim Love represents not only the field of architecture on this list but Northeastern University as well. He is the president-elect of the Boston Society of Architects and founder of Utile Architecture + Planning. Professor Love focuses his energy on developing public-private partnerships to implement innovative urban ideas. His work has included reframing the approach to development in Chinatown to strategies to preserve historic building in Fort Point. In his site is a redesign of the much- maligned City Hall Plaza, a flashpoint for architects and citizens alike.