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Sip 'N Slides: Six Tales of Transformative Design
The Community Design Collaborative, Citizens Planning Institute (CPI), and Philadelphia Emerging Architects (PEA) co-hosted Sip N’ Slides on Tuesday, June 27. This special...
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Op-Ed: Rethinking play space for children in Philadelphia
"We believe public space that encourages children to play is a vital contributor to creative, capable children and safer, healthier communities," stated executive directors Beth...
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Hidden City: Alternate Futures for the City Branch
Following the announcement of VIADUCTGreene as one of the Collaborative's recent service grant recipients, Hidden City Philadelphia published two thought-provoking posts on...
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Making the World Better at Waterloo
Waterloo Recreation Center, one of three sites that were the focus of our Play Space design competition, has received $200,000 from the Make the World Better Foundation to kick...
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News from Tacony, the Rail Park, and Hagert Playground
Nonprofits are moving forward with improvements to Tacony’s Torresdale Avenue, the Rail Park, and Hagert Playground. Here’s a roundup of the latest news about nonprofits and...
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Design for the Public Good Explained, in partnership with The University of Minnesota College of Design, ArchDaily, and Tandus Flooring have created an infographic to explain the who,...
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A role in the revival
“The Ballad of Trayvon Martin” is winning accolades for the New Freedom Theater.  The play’s the thing, but behind the scenes the Collaborative is helping the theater sustain its...
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Bridges to Health Filling a Gap
  Puentes de Salud, a past Design Grant recipient, was featured in a  recent story in the New York Times, Nonprofit Clinic Offers 'Bridges to Health' to Philadelphia's Legal...
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Collaborative Clients in the News
As 2012 gathers steam, so does the pace of community engagement and development. Several of the Collaborative's clients and projects figured in neighborhood news over the past...
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