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June 17, 2020
The Collaborative

Design for Reopening: Come to Us for Inspiration

By Kim Pacini
AIA Parking Day Parklet

Design for Reopening: Come to Us for Inspiration

The Community Design Collaborative is your stop for understanding design and the reopening of Philadelphia. With guidelines posted late last week for temporary outdoor dining for our restaurants, many businesses are wondering how that will work and what can that look like.

There are both functional considerations of safe distancing, traffic patterns, hand washing availability, how to safely open doors, managing a wait list, etc and also considerations of aesthetic and cost.

We are offering all we can to be a resource for our businesses and have two service areas:

-We offer Technical Assistance, from consult to implementation. These services offer quick turnaround with experts who are ready to provide quick, easily implemented solutions.

-Daily Inspiration- We have spent the last few weeks researching and collecting innovative and smart concepts, products, and systems that are being implemented to help businesses transition to outdoor dining. We are posting daily on Facebook and Instagram - follow us to help get the wheels turning!

Links are here:

Technical Assistance:
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