Q. Why is design an important part of revitalizing communities?
R. I think design has the capacity to connect underutilized spaces and simultaneously upgrade our infrastructure systems in unique and thoughtful ways.
Q. What has been most surprising, rewarding, or fun about your Collaborative experience?
R. I have really enjoyed meeting the community leaders and advocates who represent the projects I have worked on. These are highly motivated and creative people are stewarding great efforts in their communities.
Q. What do you love most about Philadelphia?
R. It is a city of unique and intimate neighborhoods that add up to a greater whole. Every section of the city has its own feel, restaurants, and open spaces that make it an exciting and rewarding place to live.