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Join Our Team! Now Accepting Applications for Architecture and Design Education Program Coordinator

By Elizabeth Paul on Aug 29, 2021

The Center for Architecture and Design is seeking a Program Coordinator for the Architecture and Design Education Program (ADE).  The Center for Architecture and Design is a charitable foundation that focuses on engaging, educating, and exciting the public about the built environment and design and its impact on all of us. The Center has prioritized K-12 design engaging thousands of Philadelphia school children through its in-class, out-of-class, and individual workshops. The Center believes and has set an organizational goal…Read Full Story

Architecture and Design Education Update

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Aug 11, 2021

As fall approaches, Michael Spain, the Center’s director of architecture and design education, prepares partner schools and volunteer design educators to launch the Center’s Architecture and Design Education in-class instruction program. All that planning comes on the heels of a busy spring and summer activating partnerships, spreading the word about the ADE program, and expanding the Center’s mission to provide every student access to design education. In the spring, Michael teamed up with Laura Casaccio of Cicada to…Read Full Story

Call for Submissions to Furniture Design Competition

By Elizabeth Paul on Jul 21, 2021

Using wood from Fairmount Park to create prototype furniture for Philly Pools The Center for Architecture and Design (“Center”) today announced a call for submissions for a furniture design competition in partnership with Philadelphia Parks &  Recreation (PPR) and Mayor Kenney’s Rebuild initiative to bring this opportunity to local designers and fabricators.The competition challenges designers to design and/or fabricate pool furnishings using urban wood from PPR’s Fairmount Park Organic Recycling Center.  The goal…Read Full Story

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