Support the local AEC Community this #GivingTuesday

By Sharon Leshner on Nov 22, 2016

This Tuesday, November 29th is #GivingTuesday, a global day of non-profit fundraising to counter the commercialism of the holiday season. Please consider contributing The Center for Architecture and Design, or one of our incredible partner organizations this #GivingTuesday. Click here to donate.

Over 25+ years, Philadelphia has built a community of organizations which advocate for the value of architecture and design in improving our daily lives. Together, we have been shaping a better city through education, advocacy, and volunteering. Discover our significant legacy and find out how you can get involved with this short video. 

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A special thank you to the talented videographers from Urban Video Productions for volunteering their time and skills to produce this video. Urban Video Productions is the video production house of Urban Engineers -- a multi-disciplinary engineering firm specializing in planning, engineering design, environmental services and construction management.

Featured Organizations:

AIA Philadelphia
AIA Philadelphia organizes architects in the region for the purpose of advancing their influence in shaping the built environment, and their ability to effectively practice architecture in an ever-changing society and competitive marketplace. Learn more...

Center for Architecture and Design
The Center provides the public with a place and with programming to explore architecture, urban planning, and design, allowing them to understand how these disciplines affect us all in our daily lives. Learn more...

ACE Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania
Founded in 2000, the ACE Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania gives students from local high schools an exciting opportunity to learn more about potential careers in architecture, engineering and construction!Learn more...

Design Advocacy Group of Philadelphia
The mission of the Design Advocacy Group is to provide an independent and informed public voice for design quality in the architecture and physical planning of the Philadelphia region. Learn more...

Phila NOMA (National Organization of Minority Architects)
NOMA, which thrives only when voluntary members contribute their time and resources, has as its mission the building of a strong national organization, strong chapters and strong members for the purpose of minimizing the effect of racism in our profession. Learn more...

CHAD (Charter High School for Architecture and Design)
The Charter High School for Architecture + Design is a learning community committed to an innovative program integrating the design process with the mastery of a strong liberal arts education. The school offers each student the opportunity for success and the preparation for life-long learning and responsible citizenship. Learn more... 

CANstruction Philadelphia
Each year, the AIA Philadelphia Emerging Architects Committee (PEA) invites Philadelphia’s leading architects, engineers, contractors, design firms and design schools to showcase their imaginations and creativity with large-scale sculptures made of canned food in this design/build competition. Learn more...