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  • Community Design Collaborative – blog
    In anticipation of our 13th Annual Bowling Ball the Community Design Collaborative invites you to experience The Big Lebowski on the Center for Architecture s BIG SCREEN Read All Article Read all about it Looking for something green to read Grid is a free magazine devoted to urban living and sustainability issues here in Philadelphia and it has just released Read All Article Shout out to the 100K House Good news for green affordable design The 100 K House is featured in Inga Saffron s latest Changing Skyline column Building a McMini Described by Saffron as the Read All Article Meet Our Volunteers Mary Anne Hunter 2009 When I asked Mary Anne Hunter what she liked most about Philadelphia she described the precious microcosms that are the building blocks of the city Although she grew up Read All Article Bright Idea ECA to Create Green Jobs Training Center The Energy Coordinating Agency has received a 1 1 million grant from the John S and James L Knight Foundation to renovate its warehouse in Kensington as a LEED Silver Read All Article Who you gonna call Ghost Bowlers Here s a heartwarming story that illustrates once again why we love our

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog?page=48 (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative – blog
    Chan s interest in design started in seventh grade when his Construction Technology teacher asked him and his classmates to design their dream homes That first Read All Article Julian Abele Park Ribbon Cutting Posted by Haley Loram Named in honor of the architect Julian Abele Philadelphia s first new public park in over a decade began as a Collaborative project to reclaim a vacant Read All Article Collaborative Blog Goes Live April 1st No Fooling Welcome to the Community Design Collaborative s online source of news and updates Here you ll find fresh info about our projects initiatives and events You ll also find Read All Article Food Access A New Cause for Michelle Obama Last week Michelle Obama s new kitchen garden sparked lots of commentary about fresh produce and the growing sustainable food movement In Fresh Food for Urban Deserts the New Read All Article Breaking ground at Sheridan Street Posted by Haley Loram Another one of our projects that has forward momentum is volunteer firm Interface Studio Architects 20 unit sustainable housing development for the Read All Article Bowling Ball 2009 The Big Lebowski and Bittenbender Construction A toast or at least a round of White

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/blog?page=49 (2016-04-24)
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  • 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/this.href, (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    for Architecture 1216 Arch Street Collaborate with designers community members public agencies and community development specialists envisioning reuse options for two vacant public schools Old Frances Willard School in Kensington and M Hall Stanton School in North Philadelphia Register via Design on the Delaware PRESENTATION and PANEL DISCUSSION Friday November 14 4 00PM 6 00PM Center for Architecture 1216 Arch Street Join us for a presentation of design strategies for reusing Philly s vacant schools created by the participants in our sold out Design on the Delaware charrette Be part of a new conversation between designers communities public agencies and developers about this important issue Reception to follow RSVP SITES Old Frances Willard School is located in the River Wards section of the city in the Kensington neighborhood Built in 1907 the school is on the National Register of Historic Places Two neighborhood commercial corridors Kensington Avenue and Frankford Avenue are within walking distance as well as Temple Episcopal Hospital McPherson Square Park and the Allegheny Station of the Market Frankford El M Hall Stanton School is located in the Lower North Philadelphia section of the city in the Stanton neighborhood Built in 1959 the school has excellent access to

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/events/2014/11/14/design-charrette-reactivating-vacant-schools (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    Join us May 20 2015 6 8 PM University of the Arts Hamilton Hall 320 South Broad Street Philadelphia PA 19103 For over twenty years the Community Design Collaborative s volunteer design professionals have worked side by side with communities to put their visions down on paper and advance to the next step gaining support raising funds and building projects That s leverage Join us for a reception with fabulous food delightful displays and moving stories about how the Collaborative s volunteers have gained insight and experience and how community members learned from them about the power of design to address local issues Proceeds from this special event support the Collaborative s Design Grants Program which helps more than 20 local community organizations throughout Philadelphia and the region every year Tickets and sponsorships are still available Download the sponsorship levels benefits and reply form PDF Send the form to Ethan Blades Development Manager by email to ethan at cdesignc org or by mail to 1216 Arch Street First Floor Philadelphia PA 19107 Help us spread the word Here is a flyer you can download and forward to friends and colleagues Please feel free to call Ethan at 215 587 9290

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/leverage2015 (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    Lawrence Philadelphia Department of Commerce Good design is good business Renee Gilinger East Passyunk Avenue BID Curt Alexander Urban Jungle Adventures in urban planting Rosamond Fletcher and Chat Travieso Design Trust for Public Space Neil Gagliardi NYC Department of Transportation Under the Elevated Reclaiming and transforming the public space under New York City s elevated transit infrastructure from pop up to pilot to permanent Moderator Alan Greenberger FAIA Deputy Mayor

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/events/streetscapes (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    Past The City of Philadelphia Commerce Department and the Community Design Collaborative are partnering to recognize attractive and distinctive storefront improvement projects Successful designs will be selected by a jury and showcased at the event Mingle with designers business owners and community and economic development professionals Sweets from local bakeries will be available for sampling Join us to recognize investments by business and property owners throughout Philadelphia that prove Good

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/events/2014/10/14/storefront-challenge-2014 (2016-04-24)
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  • Community Design Collaborative –
    open spaces help us discover how designers educators and parents can join forces to create enriching play spaces build strong communities and allow children to thrive and grow in the urban environment PRESENTATION Susan G Solomon author of The Science of Play How to Build Playgrounds that Enhance Children s Development Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing at reception PANEL Sharon Easterling Director Delaware Valley

    Original URL path: http://cdesignc.org/2015/01/06/science-of-play (2016-04-24)
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