Save the Date:
Please join us for the 17th annual
The Bowling Ball will be June 15, 2013!
Bowling Ball at Erie Lanes!
Reflections from Our Urban Studies Interns
Two students from the Penn Urban Studies Program spent their Spring Semester interning with us. Below, Rachel Zurier reflects on what she learned from local nonprofits about the impact of our design services and Liz Jacobs reflects on the power of interviewing our nonprofit clients at the actual sites they are working to improve.
Thanks Rachel and ... Read Full Story
Meet Our Clients: Amy Hirsch of CLS
The former North Philadelphia Law Center of the Community Legal Services (CLS) had only a handful of offices with windows, desks in the hallway, a series of floods, and even a few electrical fires. The staff was “eager for a building better suited to our needs and more respectful to our clients,” says Amy Hirsch, Managing Attorney of the ... Read Full Story
What’s next for Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up!
Thanks to everyone who has already participated in Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up!, a partnership of the Philadelphia Water Department, EPA Region 3, and the Community Design Collaborative.
A key part of the initiative was a national design competition with a focus on green stormwater infrastructure. More than 300 design professionals from the fields of civil ... Read Full Story