Q. Why is design an important part of revitalizing communities?
R. Good design can inspire and create a sense of ownership and pride in a community and there is a need for space in Philly that is designed for and belongs to the people.
Q. What has been most surprising, rewarding, or fun about your Collaborative experience?
R. Discussing the project at neighborhood meetings with community members was very rewarding and left me with a great appreciation for their passion and thoughtful insights.
Q. What do you love most about Philadelphia?
R. Philly has a lot to offer anyone who wants to enjoy the city while maintaining a great sense of community and identity within each neighborhood.