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October 15th, 2018

Growing to Greatness

The Collaborative's 2015 conceptual design for a green schoolyard at AMY Northwest has had many ripple effects—engaged students and teachers, an outdoor classroom, and a $500,000 grant from the Trust for Public Land.

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#GivingTuesday | GREENING SCHOOLYARDS
The Community Design Collaborative is participating in #GivingTuesday! The donation you make to the Collaborative on Tuesday, December 3 to kick off the giving season will...
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Presenting... Our 2012 Community Design Award
Every year, the Community Design Collaborative recognizes a team of volunteers and community representative for their work together on a service grant.  In October, at...
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Transforming Urban Schoolyards: Design Charrette and Public Presentation
Rendering by Studio Gaea Join us for Transforming Urban Schoolyards on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. Co-hosted by the Community...
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Starfinder Foundation "light years ahead"
  Starfinder Foundation's soccer, educational, and personal development programs inspire young people from under-served communities to achieve success both on and off the...
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Julia R. Masterman Library: A "Sneak Peek" Celebration
Last year, the Community Design Collaborative helped Julia R. Masterman’s Home & School Association develop a game plan for transforming its dark, cluttered, and outdated...
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Green Schoolyards Service Grants
Green schoolyards have gained international attention as an innovative way to enhance learning and play. Locally, the City of Philadelphia has embraced green schoolyards as a...
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McCall Elementary Greening
It's elementary! Our Collaborative design team began their project to redesign McCall Elementary's schoolyard by asking students, teachers, and parents about what they wanted....
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Great Ideas for Green Schoolyards
  Last week’s Transforming Urban Schoolyards design charrette demonstrated how both the visionary and the quotidian must be considered in the greening of schoolyards. How do...
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Victory Laps
Two nonprofits that got their projects started with help from the Collaborative reached the final stretch last week. Greening Greenfield received a grant of $50,000 from the...
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