March 23rd, 2017
First Round of Design Grants for 2017
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The Art of Active Play Recaptured
“Make it easy for families to be active together... Build something special and beautiful… Don’t give us physical activity that feels like exercise.” This is just some of the...
Sign up for the Play Space Design Competition!
The Community Design Collaborative and DVAEYC have chosen three real-life public sites in Philadelphia—a library, recreation center, and school—for our Play Space Design...
Third Round of Design Grants Awarded for 2015
The Community Design Collaborative is proud to announce its newest Design Grants. The Collaborative will work with Arcadia Commons on a conceptual design for community gardens...
The Art of Active Play Healthy Play Panel
The Collaborative has been looking at play from many angles through its Play Space initiative, which explores the unexpected ways that innovative play space helps both children...
Our 2015 Community Design Award Finalists
Every year, the Community Design Collaborative recognizes one of its many compelling Design Grants for excellence in design, collaboration, and community impact with its Community...
Play Space design competition sites announced
The Community Design Collaborative and DVAEYC announced the sites that will be the focus of the Play Space design competition this week - a public library, a recreation center,...
The Health of Active Play
By Mica Root As the poorest large city in the United States, Philadelphia faces many challenges to the health of our people. We have high rates of unemployment, and low rates of...
Salt and the practice of landscape architecture
How does a volunteer stint with the Israeli army lead to a career in landscape architecture? Just ask Sara Pevaroff Schuh, an energetic landscape architect and volunteer with the...
Inspired from many angles
Architect Michael Spain has contributed his design expertise to several Collaborative projects, including one of our first green schoolyard projects and, recently, a conceptual...
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