Notes from the Field
Notes from the Field
April 19th, 2018
Leverage 2018: What an evening it was!
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Child's Play Design Charrette
In a mere five hours, the Child's Play Design Charrette laid the groundwork to help family child care providers tap into grants from A Running Start Philadelphia: Facility Fund...
Re-Imagining 8th & Berks
The Collaborative has just wrapped up a conceptual master plan for the redevelopment of 1.8 acres of vacant land at 8th and Berks Streets—the focus of last November’s...
Design Charrettes Contribute to Sustainability in West Philly
In May 2012, the Collaborative's Transforming Urban Schoolyards design charrette invited designers, students, teachers, and parents from Kelly Elementary School in Germantown and...
Ideas for Reactivating Vacant Schools
For decades, public schools have anchored Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. They are places where you meet other parents, make lifelong friends, and expect to send your children and...
Mixed-Use and Multi-Generational: 8th and Berks Re-Imagined
How do you make the most of the opportunity to redevelop the "last large aggregation of land in lower Eastern North Philadelphia?" Sometime in the near future, the...
Urban Remix Design Charrette Recap
Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer On November 16, 2012, the Urban Remix Design Charrette and Reveal brought together nearly one hundred people...
Reactivating Vacant Schools
As the School District of Philadelphia closes schools throughout the city, communities are confronting a painful reality. How can longstanding neighborhood icons be...
Design Charrette and Public Reveal: Re-imagining 8th and Berks
Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM), LISC Philadelphia, and the City of Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development have worked together for over twenty...
Urban Remix Design Charrette and Public Reveal
Join us on Friday, November 16 to envision how we can create a sustainable community at 46th and Market Streets. The blocks surrounding SEPTA's recently-renovated 46th Street...
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