Now Available! Urban Voids: grounds for change
URBAN VOIDS: grounds for change explores the innovative community engagement process and international ideas competition that challenged residents and designers to imagine a sustainable reuse of the vacant land in Philadelphia.
Art in the Open Website Live
City Parks Association acts as a catalyst for change by advancing visionary thinking about natural resources in the urban community.
The City Parks Association was chartered on May 24, 1888 for “the establishment and maintenance of public parks and open spaces throughout the City of Philadelphia.”
Roundtable Discussion and Book Launch for URBAN VOIDS: grounds for change
How can competitions impact professional practice? How can the city’s ecology inform urban design? In October of 2010, CPA held a round-table conversation with Olympia Kazi, Executive Director of the Van Alen Institute, Chris Marcinkoski, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and a founding director of PORT architecture + urbanism, along with the grand prize winning team from URBAN VOIDS (and others) which celebrates the launching of the new publication: URBAN VOIDS: grounds for change .