Writing in the midst of the pandemic, we explore many of the ways creative thought and action are used for the enrichment of civic life in Philadelphia, for all citizens, and create our unique urban environment.

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September 16, 2020 | The Collaborative
By Kim Pacini

The Community Design Collaborative has opened Round Two of the Design AID: Outdoor Learning Ideas Competition.

How can communities turn underutilized schoolyards into outdoor classrooms that could enable students to safely return to school?

September 11, 2020 | Member News
By The Martin Architectural Group

With heavy hearts and much sadness we share the news of the passing of one of our longest tenured colleagues, Ron Seiboth.
He was an outstanding design architect, planner, business partner, and a kind, fair, and honest person.

September 10, 2020 | Allied News
By McDonald Building Company
Steel Topping at Hamilton II

The construction crews at The Hamilton project paused Friday, August 28th as they observed the marking of a milestone in the construction of Phase II - the building’s “topping off” - the placement of the final steel beam.

September 09, 2020 | The Collaborative
By Kim Pacini

Thank you to everyone who submitted ideas to the Design AI

September 08, 2020 | Member News
By Matthew McChesney, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Stay-at-home orders that forced much of the second half of the 2019-2020 school year to be conducted virtually spurred a monumental shift over the course of a few weeks that is arguably larger than any other our modern education system has seen since its inception in the 19th century.


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