Notes from the Field
Notes from the Field
March 23rd, 2017
First Round of Design Grants for 2017
Wherever a nonprofit's mission and vision are taking them, we're here to help!
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Potential Volunteer Opportunities - Winter 2016
Use your design skills to help local nonprofits! The Community Design Collaborative is currently reviewing Design Grant applications from nonprofits in need of pro bono...
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...
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...
Finding the Right Balance: Collaborative Co-Chair Richard Winston
Richard Winston takes a thoughtful approach to his practice and his firm. His ability to find the right balance makes him a great choice for Collaborative Co-Chair. Dick is...
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