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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    professionals to work alongside community members and public agencies on design prototypes for the temporary and long term reuse of de accessioned public schools These collaborations will be the catalyst for new solutions action and an increased quality of life in affected communities They will also produce models for other local neighborhoods and other cities dealing with school closures Beth Miller executive director of the Collaborative says Many communities are facing a painful reality Dialogue and engagement with design professionals will help them consider all the options whether that means securing schools for future use activating them for a temporary reuse such as a performance full or partial demolition or an entirely new use NEA Acting Chairman Shigekawa said The NEA is pleased to announce that Community Design Collaborative is recommended for an NEA Art Works grant These NEA supported projects will not only have a positive impact on local economies but will also provide opportunities for people of all ages to participate in the arts help our communities to become more vibrant and support our nation s artists as they contribute to our cultural landscape Art Works grants support the creation of art that meets the highest standards of

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog/2014/05/02/the-school-reuse-project-receives-nea-grant (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    and sites have in common They re all on the latest Endangered Properties List compiled each year by the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia The list for 2013 reflects some of the challenges the Collaborative has been asked to address through design How can Philadelphia make the most of the School District of Philadelphia s inventory of school buildings especially those now in search of new uses How can businesses

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog/2013/12/12/finding-new-life-for-irreplaceable-buildings (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    analysts the opportunity to perform geospatial data analysis for local and national nonprofit organizations Outdoor space for imaginative play and learning is a big piece of every child s intellectual physical and social development Timothy St Onge our Summer of Maps fellow will help us identify areas where kids need outdoor space and pinpoint opportunities to create or improve outdoor spaces We thank Azavea an innovative company specializing in the

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog/2014/04/30/azavea-summer-of-maps (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    design for Greening Greenfield was the catalyst for a nationally recognized sustainable schoolyard and a strong local green schoolyards movement This year our preliminary design services led to successes like these Cook Wissahickon Elementary School in Roxborough received a 27 000 matching grant from the Schuylkill River Restoration Fund to plant a meadow to support their environmental curriculum and manage stormwater Nebinger School featured its new rain garden porous play surface and below ground basin at Back to School Night completed through 400 000 in funding from the Philadelphia Water Department the U S Environmental Protection Agency and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary The West Philadelphia Neighborhood Schools Coalition was awarded a 242 000 grant from the Philadelphia Water Department Stormwater Management Improvement Program to green Lea Elementary School playground The project also received a 10 000 PECO Green Region Grant matching grant We re committed to continuing this important work Help us expand young minds create open space for communities and benefit the environment Please give on December 3 Spread the word about supporting the Collaborative and green schoolyards through social media with GivingTuesday and GivingTuesdayPHL GivingTuesday is a first of its kind effort to harness the collective

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog/2013/11/25/givingtuesday-greening-schoolyards (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative – blog
    Article Julia R Masterman Library A Sneak Peek Celebration Last year the Community Design Collaborative helped Julia R Masterman s Home School Association develop a game plan for transforming its dark cluttered and outdated Read All Article Green Schoolyards Service Grants Green schoolyards have gained international attention as an innovative way to enhance learning and play Locally the City of Philadelphia has embraced green schoolyards as a Read All Article McCall Elementary Greening It s elementary Our Collaborative design team began their project to redesign McCall Elementary s schoolyard by asking students teachers and parents about what they wanted Read All Article Great Ideas for Green Schoolyards Last week s Transforming Urban Schoolyards design charrette demonstrated how both the visionary and the quotidian must be considered in the greening of schoolyards How do Read All Article Victory Laps Two nonprofits that got their projects started with help from the Collaborative reached the final stretch last week Greening Greenfield received a grant of 50 000 from the Read All Article Presenting Our 2012 Community Design Award Every year the Community Design Collaborative recognizes a team of volunteers and community representative for their work together on a service grant In October at

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog?page=2&tag=education (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative – blog
    Catch up with our clients Frankford Friends School After assessing its options Frankford Friends School decided on new on site construction and sustainable design for its middle school Frankford Friends School FFS Read All Article Renovate Expand Move or What An Urban School Design Charette Julia R Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School is the kind of school I wish I d gone to Granted I grew up in rural southern

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog?page=3&tag=education (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    and urbanism as it relates to public good How can we sustain the remarkable public space improvements of the last ten years PennPraxis and PlanPhilly will pose these questions as they kick off Praxis Dialogues a new series of conversations exploring the notion of the public good in design practice Their first forum will look at the public good design practice and the design use and stewardship of our public

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog/2015/11/17/beth-miller-participates-in-praxis-dialogues (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    our great pro bono preliminary design projects at last spring s Leverage event to raise funding for our Design Grants program Now we ve re mixed them for a new show at the Center for Architecture See how we re putting design in the hands of new audiences and bringing innovation to new places whether it s redefining recreation at public parks greening schoolyards expanding access to health and wellness

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog/2014/08/13/leverage-re-mixer (2016-04-24)
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