Notes from the Field
Notes from the Field
April 19th, 2018
Leverage 2018: What an evening it was!
Thanks to our Leverage 2018 sponsors and to everyone who joined us!
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Sip 'N Slides: Six Tales of Transformative Design
The Community Design Collaborative, Citizens Planning Institute (CPI), and Philadelphia Emerging Architects (PEA) co-hosted Sip N’ Slides on Tuesday, June 27. This special...
Lea School Setting for Green Ribbon School District Award
The School District of Philadelphia was honored with a Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Award by the U.S. Department of Education. The district is one of only nine...
Pictures from a pop-up exhibition
Get a glimpse of the work we completed in 2015 and 2016 in this online mini-show, inspired by the 32 design grants on display at our Leverage 2017 pop-up exhibition. We are proud...
Corporate Champion Partner: Allied Construction Services
Jody Arena, Chief Operating Officer of Allied Construction Services, says his company supports the Collaborative because it provides the process for communities to improve their...
Frankford Gateway Gets an Urban Orchard
In 2015, the Community Design Collaborative helped residents living north of Lehigh Avenue envision gateways to reconnect their neighborhood to the larger Kensington community. A...
Play Patio Saves the Day
A temporary play patio enables Glen Foerd to plan for the future—and even saves it from “a series of unfortunate events” Glen Foerd Conservation Corporation wants to complement...
Second Round of Design Grants for 2017
The Community Design Collaborative is proud to announce its newest Design Grants and nonprofit partners! The Collaborative will work with Allegheny West Foundation to develop...
Bugs and Biomes: Greenfield’s Schoolyard Supports Student Field Research
In 2006, a Design Grant from the Collaborative helped Albert M. Greenfield Elementary School envision and build a groundbreaking green schoolyard. Fast forward ten years and...
First Round of Design Grants for 2017
The Community Design Collaborative is proud to announce its newest Design Grants to nonprofits! The Collaborative will work alongside Beacon to consider the future use and...
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