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April 7th, 2022

Design Matters: April 2022

April Showers Bring Blooms! We emerge with new opportunities to connect including Leverage 2022 in person!

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Creative Partnership for Revitalization
The Collaborative is partnering with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program on a pilot program that coordinates architectural and landscape improvements with public...
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rStore Targets Storeowners for Design Consultations
The Collaborative is working with six community development corporations this year to promote storeowner investment in building façade improvements through its new rStore...
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Summer in the City with Into the Open
Forget the dog days of summer with a celebration of edible education, architects in conversation, a sustainability tour, and a one-day community workshop exploring the creative...
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Getting Smashed at Glassphemy!
An idea from the Collaborative's Infill Philadelphia: Industrial Sites Temporary Reuse Design Charrette has got legs and is on the move! The charrette brought together a...
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Infill Philadelphia to Explore Reuse of Industrial Sites
Infill Philadelphia will look at design strategies for revitalizing manufacturing in old industrial sites, like this former factory. In the most recent real estate boom many...
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Collaborative Intern Angelo Drummond
Our interns are always wonderful, but it's rare for one to get national coverage!  Angelo Drummond, a 17-year-old junior at MetEast High School in Camden, N.J. and a current...
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National Support for Urban Neighborhoods and Industry
How do you repurpose a complicated old manufacturing complex or activate an isolated industrial plot?  Can housing and light industry share the same site? These types of...
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Reimagining Vacant Land at Repurpose
Repurpose!, a one-day community workshop and public art project to develop creative uses for vacant land, brought together a diverse group of nonprofits, architects and Mantua...
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Renovate, Expand, Move, or What? An Urban School Design Charette
Julia. R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School is the kind of school I wish I’d gone to. Granted, I grew up in rural southern Oregon so it wasn’t an option, but...
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