archive-org.com » ORG » C » CDESIGNC.ORG

Total: 461

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Community Design Collaborative – Home
    while building your career and practice More Sara Pevaroff Schuh Dan Meier Michael Spain Joanna Trago Meet our nonprofits Nonprofits The Collaborative provides pro bono preliminary design services to nonprofit organizations in greater Philadelphia We can help you raise funds gain support and get your project built More Heidi Warren Craig Totaro Joyce Smith Mike Harris Our Design Process We tailor our design services to meet the unique needs of nonprofits but we always offer a collaborative design process in which designers work side by side with communities to put their visions down on paper in order to move forward Nonprofit proposes an idea Collaborative matches nonprofit with volunteer design team Design team nonprofit and community collaborate Design team creates conceptual design Nonprofit and community give feedback Final conceptual design and recommendations compiled Nonprofit moves forward with project News and Happenings Article Giving people a picture of what they can actually do Cost estimator Joanna Trago recently received our Best Supporting Actor award And no wonder Since 2010 she s advised dozens of storeowners on five commercial corridors about Read All Article Play Space Design Awards show where design comes into play On Wednesday March 16 an enthusiastic crowd gathered

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/ (2016-04-24)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Community Design Collaborative – About Us
    of design in revitalizing communities The Collaborative s early design assistance helps nonprofits succeed in the challenging arena of community and economic development Our skilled volunteers work side by side with communities to put their visions down on paper and advance to the next stage gaining support raising funds and building projects The Collaborative gives nonprofits access to preliminary design services by matching them with architects landscape architects urban planners preservationists engineers cost estimators and other volunteer design professionals seeking to serve the community Since 1991 our volunteer design professionals have invested 100 000 hours of their time and expertise in communities on over 600 projects A diverse array of public agencies private foundations corporations and individuals support the Collaborative s mission News and Happenings Article Op Ed Rethinking play space for children in Philadelphia We believe public space that encourages children to play is a vital contributor to creative capable children and safer healthier communities stated executive directors Beth Read All Article First round of Design Grants awarded for 2016 The Community Design Collaborative is proud to announce its newest Design Grants The Collaborative will be working with Community Ventures and the Village of Arts and Read All Article

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/about (2016-04-24)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Community Design Collaborative – Services
    We look at communities holistically We bring together the many actors who need to be in place and in collaboration to strengthen neighborhoods Our Design Grants respond to the needs of communities with pro bono preliminary design services Infill Philadelphia promotes collaboration and early action on emerging community development issues We provide professional development and education to design professionals nonprofit organizations public agencies funders and other advocates for community design

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/services (2016-04-24)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Community Design Collaborative – Our Work
    development open space religious social services Load Previous Results open space Public Workshop Get Healthy Philly and the Collaborative brought together advocates for housing community development Tioga United The Collaborative prepared a conceptual plan for the revitalization of housing community development Kensington Renewal Initiative A fire in an abandoned horse blanket factory left this North Kensington open space Center for Architecture Park ing Day is an international event where metered parking spaces are open space Tanner G Duckrey School A neighborhood public school together with a nonprofit developer of open space James G Blaine School As Philadelphia School Partnership works to transform a public school its open space AMY Northwest The Collaborative gathered students faculty and other stakeholders to re social services JASTECH Development Services Inc Renovate or demolish JASTECH wanted to know whether a vacant building on open space W B Saul High School Philadelphia s agricultural high school s 130 acre campus contains barns economic development Nueva Esperanza Housing and Economic Development The Community Design Collaborative reserves a portion of its preliminary social services The Attic Youth Center The Attic Youth Center serves LGBTQ youth between the ages of 14 and 23 open space New Kensington Community Development

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/work (2016-04-24)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Community Design Collaborative – Volunteers
    If you re an individual we ll place you on a team with other professionals After completing a volunteer application you ll receive quarterly emails with upcoming volunteer opportunities and you may respond to express your interest in a specific opportunity Once on a Design Grant team a Collaborative staff member will introduce you to the project Then you will visit the site and meet with the nonprofit client While the process varies based on the unique needs of each nonprofit you ll likely be participating in team meetings facilitating community meetings presenting at peer review meetings and developing drawings to communicate conceptual designs Learn more about Design Grants Participate in a Design Grant review meeting Most projects have a peer review component where one or two in progress Design Grant teams informally present their work to Collaborative volunteer reviewers As a reviewer you ll have the opportunity to provide feedback learn about current projects and meet other volunteers We host these meetings twice a month every first and third Tuesday at noon Once you complete a volunteer application you ll receive information about all of our volunteer opportunities including Design Grant review meetings Being a reviewer does not require an official or minimum commitment participate whenever you re available More ways to volunteer In addition to volunteering through our Design Grants or as a reviewer there are many other volunteer opportunities year round for specific activities or ongoing support For example you may serve on a committee or assist with an event If you d like to find out more about ways to get involved contact Danielle Parnes Program Assistant at Danielle cdesignc org or 215 587 9290 News and Happenings Article Giving people a picture of what they can actually do Cost estimator Joanna Trago recently received our

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/volunteers (2016-04-24)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Community Design Collaborative – Nonprofits
    for what is possible Heidi Warren Executive Director Starfinder Foundation Preliminary design for project success Preliminary design is the first 10 of the overall design process for a project It gives you essential tools to move ahead conceptual drawings to communicate your vision studies to prove your project is feasible and preliminary cost estimates to guide fundraising Preliminary design helps you make important early decisions It increases the chances that your project will be successfully completed Apply for a Design Grant The Collaborative s Design Grants offer pro bono preliminary design services to nonprofit organizations in greater Philadelphia Design Grants are responsive they offer a package of preliminary design services tailored to the specific needs of each nonprofit Design Grants typically provide between 15 000 and 35 000 in preliminary design services donated by volunteers with expertise in architecture landscape architecture engineering cost estimating historic preservation interior design urban design city planning lighting design graphic design and more Designers work with a community task force on a proposal for redeveloping a key site in West Philadelphia News and Happenings Article First round of Design Grants awarded for 2016 The Community Design Collaborative is proud to announce its newest Design Grants The Collaborative will be working with Community Ventures and the Village of Arts and Read All Article Mike Harris and Elena Brennan let there be light The newly vibrant 4th Street Fabric Row needed a better streetscape and lighting to reach its full potential and the Collaborative prepared South Street Headhouse District to Read All Article Design Grants lead to PA DCNR funding Happy trails and parks The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has announced grants for nine Philly open space projects including 300 000 for Read All Our Design Process We tailor our design services to meet

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/nonprofits (2016-04-24)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Community Design Collaborative – blog
    children to play is a vital contributor to creative capable children and safer healthier communities stated executive directors Beth Read All Article Play Space Design Competition Finalists Announced In September we released a global call for entries to our Play Space Design Competition after identifying three locations to serve as inspiration a school a library and a Read All Article Lea School receives GSI Partners Award Lea Elementary School is the recipient of if the inaugural Public Project Award for Excellence in Green Stormwater Infrastructure presented this week by GSI Partners an Read All Article Play Space Design Awards show where design comes into play On Wednesday March 16 an enthusiastic crowd gathered to see the nine finalists of the Play Space Design Competition Each finalist team chosen from among 40 inspiring Read All Article Announcing Volunteer Award Winners This Valentine s Day we re showing our love for Collaborative volunteers who went above and beyond Find out who s our Outstanding Team Rookie of the Year Best Supporting Read All Article Giving people a picture of what they can actually do Cost estimator Joanna Trago recently received our Best Supporting Actor award And no wonder Since 2010 she s

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog (2016-04-24)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Community Design Collaborative – Events
    design grants economic development education events housing and community development in the media infill philadelphia non profits open space partnerships preservation religious schoolyards social services sustainability vacant land volunteers Event muraLAB Transformazium in Philadelphia May 9th 2016 6 00pm 8 00pm Center for Architecture 1218 Arch Street Philadelphia Read All Event Next Steps for Schoolyards Part 2 past December 15th 2015 12 00pm 1 00pm Center for Architecture 1216 Arch Street Philadelphia Read All Event Design Charrette Child s Play Public Presentation past October 30th 2015 4pm 7 30pm Center for Architecture 1216 Arch Street Philadelphia Read All Event Play Space Design Awards past March 16th 2016 6pm 9pm Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia Read All Event Play Power with Kathy Hirsh Pasek past December 9th 2015 5 30pm 7 30pm Center for Architecture 1216 Arch Street Philadelphia Read All Event Design Charrette Child s Play past October 30th 2015 8am 6pm Center for Architecture 1216 Arch Street Philadelphia Read All Event The Art of Play Workshop with Anna Beresin past January 13th 2016 5 30pm 7 30pm Center for Architecture 1216 Arch Street Philadelphia Read All Event Next Steps for Schoolyards past

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/events (2016-04-24)
    Open archived version from archive



  •