Notes from the Field
Notes from the Field
March 23rd, 2017
First Round of Design Grants for 2017
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Collaborative welcomes six new board members
The Community Design Collaborative welcomes Modesto Bigas-Valedon, AIA, LEED AP BD + C; Rose Gray; Robert Leonard, Esq.; Charles Moleski; Maria Sourbeer; and Julie Wiley, PE to...
Getting the Big Picture: Volunteer Betsy Way
Elizabeth (Betsy) Way's first Collaborative experience was creating a conceptual plan to tackle a challenging intersection on the Frankford Avenue Commercial Corridor. A...
The Art of Estimating: Volunteer Mike Funk
"My work gives nonprofits a plan that is easier to fund, because they’ve gotten a professional look at what they need to do and they know what it’s going to cost," says cost...
Partners for Change: Ballinger
Few architectural practices enjoy the longevity of Ballinger, based in Philadelphia since 1878. The firm pioneered interdisciplinary practice from its earliest years and today...
Team Player: Volunteer Kathy Lent
Architectural designer Kathy Lent is quick to praise the contributions of other team members, but she can also trace her own increasing role over the course of eight pro bono...
Celebrating 25 years!
“Many of the new families in the neighborhood did not think that North Light served them. Now, they’re coming to use our play space. They see a flyer about one of our programs...
Wearing Two White Hats: Paul Sehnert
More than one board member has described Paul Sehnert as the Collaborative’s biggest cheerleader. Paul is wrapping up his service as board co-chair, but will thankfully remain on...
Our 2016 Community Design Award finalists
Every year, the Community Design Collaborative recognizes one of our pro bono projects for excellence in design, collaboration, and community impact with its Community Design...
Second 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 Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery on a conceptual design...
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