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Soak It Up! at City Hall

  • Rain Works Park is just one element of Leveraging Water + Plants, one of the winners of our design competition. Courtesy of Roofmeadow, In Posse, m2 Architecture, Meliora Environmental Design, SED Design, and Sere Ltd.


Green City Clean Waters, Philadelphia’s innovative 25-year stormwater management plan, will bring green stormwater infrastructure to neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. What will these projects look like? How will they work? How can they benefit us beyond managing stormwater?

These are just some of the questions that the Philadelphia Water Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Community Design Collaborative asked through Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up!, a special initiative to design future green tools for Philadelphia and explore their potential for revitalizing our neighborhoods.

Join us at City Hall on Tuesday, October 15 for the opening reception of an exhibition showcasing  the inventive, engaging ideas for green stormwater infrastructure that resulted from this successful partnership. The event is sold out, but you can RSVP here for the waiting list.

EXHIBITION October 7 through December 7, 2013

Philadelphia City Hall 2nd and 4th Floors Mondays through Fridays, 9 am to 5 pm

OPENING RECEPTION Tuesday, October 15, 5 pm to 7 pm

Council Caucus Room, Room 401 Free and open to the public Use the northeast corner visitor’s entrance The event is sold out, but you can click here to add your name to the waiting list.

Event Sponsors: OLIN, Greeley and Hansen, Stormwater Solutions, BFW Group, Urban Engineers

More Soak It Up! at the Center for Architecture See more designs from Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up! at the Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street, October 1 through November 24, including winning and finalist entries from the design competition.

 Updated 10/2/13: Changed event to sold out.
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