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By Nova Harris on Dec 16, 2014
Take a look back at 2014! A Decade of Design Philadelphia from Good Motion Project on Vimeo . more
By Nova Harris on Dec 15, 2014
The 2015 Better Philadelphia Challenge asked students from around the world to reimagine how Petty Island - an uninhabited, 292-acre island located in the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Camden, NJ currently used as a storage site for petroleum tanks and cargo containers - could be developed as a 21st century recreation complex suited to today's needs and economic/environmental realites. Last week, we announced the first prize winners and reviewed details of their proposal. Today, we'll take a look at the four teams who were chosen to be acknowledged with a special jury prize. Special Jury Prize For Alternative Energy... more
By Nova Harris on Dec 11, 2014
Judith Rodin, PhD | President, The Rockefeller Foundation The Ed Bacon Memorial Committee selected Dr. Judith Rodin , President of The Rockefeller Foundation , as the 2015 Bacon Prize honoree. About Rodin Judith Rodin is president of The Rockefeller Foundation, one of the world's leading philanthropic organizations. She was previously president of the University of Pennsylvania, and provost of Yale University. Since joining the Foundation in 2005, Dr. Rodin has recalibrated its focus to meet the challenges of the 21st century and today the Foundation supports and shapes innovations to expand opportunity worldwide and build greater resilience by helping people,... more