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Delaware Valley FOODWORX is a four phase redevelopment proposal centered around the timeless need for food security. A local project with regional and global implications, FOODWORX presents a model to address a growing problem facing urban areas in developed and developing countries.

December 10, 2014

The Delaware Valley FOODWORX initiative - a multiphase approach to addressing the growing food scarcity issues facing the Philadelphia region - proposed by a team from Cornell University takes first prize in the 2015 Better Philadelphia Challenge. The winners will be awarded a cash prize of $5,000 at an awards ceremony featuring Dr. Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation and 2015 Ed Bacon Prize honoree.

November 6, 2014
The program encourages applicants from any undergraduate degree—the only requisite skill is that students demonstrate the possession of creativity, an exploratory nature and a strong desire to be agents of change in their communities and in the world.
November 4, 2014
The Philadelphia Department of Commerce presents Manufacturing Reimagined, a series of tours of Philadelphia-based manufacturing facilities. Experience firsthand the capabilities of local companies who have reengineered themselves and see what products are currently produced. Challenge your own creative capacity to Re-Imagine new futures for existing equipment.
November 3, 2014
Be part of a collaborative group of designers, community members, public agencies, and community development specialists envisioning reuse options for two vacant schools—Old Frances Willard School in Kensington and M. Hall Stanton School in Lower North Philadelphia. Just a few spaces left!
October 30, 2014
Creative mornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community. Attendees gather in cities around the world to enjoy fresh coffee, friendly people, and an international array of breakfast foods. Volunteer hosts and their team members organize local chapters that not only celebrate a city’s creative talent, but also promote an open space to connect with like-minded individuals.
October 27, 2014
Do you want to have an impact on DesignPhiladelphia 2015? Your opinion is vital to our planning efforts! Please take a few minutes to fill out the DesignPhiladelphia Audience Survey. If you complete it by Monday, November 10th, you'll be entered to win one of two $100 gift certificates to the AIA Bookstore.
October 9, 2014
DesignPhiladelphia Festival celebrates 10 years with more than 120 events and over 450 emerging and established designers and creative thinkers at venues across the city, October 9-17. "A Decade of Design" features non-stop programming seeking to unite the region's dynamic creative community by bringing together individuals and organizations from across the design spectrum, placing a spotlight on Philadelphia's rich design history and creative industries at work.
October 7, 2014
The DesignPhiladelphia Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary October 9th through 17th, and it has packed over 120 events, exhibits, demonstrations, and panels into just nine days. We’ve scoured through the schedule to find the best picks from every day of the festival.
October 6, 2014
DesignPhiladelphia turns 10 this year and that warranted something special. In celebration of a decade of design, 20 inspiring Philadelphia based artists were asked to redesign a unadorned IKEA mirror in a way that reflects their unique style.