Q. Why is design an important part of revitalizing communities?
R. It is difficult to imagine the potential of a community if you can't visualize it, or see it in a tangible form. Designers can provide those images to a community, making it realistic.
Q. What has been most surprising, rewarding, or fun about working on a project with the Collaborative?
R. The most rewarding part of working on a project with the Collaborative is the reaction from the community when they realize that their dreams are possible.
Q. What do you love most about Philly?
R. The integrity of the people.