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Michael Spain

“Design gives people a tool to be active in the decisions of their community and see the impact it can have.”

2015 - Architect Michael Spain has contributed his design expertise to several Collaborative projects, including one of our first green schoolyard projects and, recently, a conceptual plan for mixed-use development on Lancaster Avenue.

Michael also an active member of PhilaNOMA, the local chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects, founded in 1971 to benefit minorities within the architecture profession and the urban community at large. PhilaNOMA works to enhance the professional of architecture by promoting diversity in practice and by take an active role in the education of aspiring designers.

“The profession has not traditionally promoted itself like business or law,” says Michael,” We need to be more visible and active, especially with people of color.” 

Volunteer Profile: Michael Spain
Mike Spain Associate AIA, NOMA,  is a long-time volunteer, current advisory council member, past board member, and all-around amazing  supporter! He has worked with us on several...
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