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Urban Wood Design Competition Logo
July 21, 2021

Using wood from Fairmount Park to create prototype furniture for Philly Pools 

January 28, 2021


The Center for Architecture and Design Looks to Expand Design Education Curriculum to Reach More Students in Philadelphia

Majora Carter Wins Edmund N. Bacon Urban Design Awards

Majora Carter - Winner of the 2020 Edmund N. Bacon Urban Design Award

January 30, 2020

MIS Capital Returns as Presenting Sponsor

November 4, 2019

Millésimé a Design Showroom in Old City,  is hosting an event to benefit the local animal shelter – PAWS. Designs, books and pets come together for a very special event.

Pictured Left to right: Sam Garst, Tim Bulluck (Amtrak On-Board Services), BreAnna Bechtold, Brandon Bauer, Kristin Kopple, Arcangelo Guida, Robin Kohles
Photo Credit: Amtrak

October 11, 2019

Attendees Focused on Reducing Waste and Innovating Existing On-board Delivery Services to Minimize Amtrak’s Environmental footprint.


October 8, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 8, 2019. The Center for Emerging Visual Artists celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) this October.

October 2, 2019

Philadelphia, PAOctober 1, 2019 — East Market today announced it will serve as a sponsor and official location partner for DesignPhiladelphia, the 14th annual festival produced by the Center for Architecture and Design.

September 27, 2019

Manayunk businesses will host a night of “design for all” on October 3.

September 27, 2019


Lyft’s participation will focus on modern mobility through design, including a thought leadership panel and interactive installation.