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November 22, 2016

This Tuesday, November 29th is #GivingTuesday, a global day of non-profit fundraising to counter the commercialism of the holiday se

November 9, 2016

​Bring Your kids to the Center for Architecture and Design for the holidays! All throughout the holiday season we'll be introducing youngins to architecture and design through hands on workshops. See the full lineup below and get signed up:

October 26, 2016

AGI recognizes that continuing education is a critical element of business today.

Image courtesy of Mark Likosky, The Philadelphia Egotist

October 19, 2016

Volunteer opportunities are plentiful at the Center for Architecture and Design this year. We have creative opportunities that range from helping to set up exhibitions to teaching children's design workshops. See below for a full list of opportunities. 

October 7, 2016

FitCityPHL 2
Thursday, October 13th | 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Center for Architecture & Design | 1218 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
Register Now

October 5, 2016

Intercurrences: Intervening Design Strategies
Thursday October 6th - October 10th: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday October 13th - October 16th: 10:00PM - 6:00PM

photo courtesy of The Handwork Studio

October 4, 2016

This year, DesignPhiladelphia is offering the most programming for youngins’ yet. See below for a full list of programs that engage the next generation of designers in hands on learning and play…
 

October 2, 2016

By Chris Murray, Director of Industrial Design at Bresslergroup


There’s been an ongoing debate in the design world since legendary user-centered design advocate, Don Norman (best known for penning The Design of Everyday Things), wrote a 2010 essay that began: 

September 30, 2016

New Inside World: Light and Form
Thursday October 6th 6:00PM - 9:00PM (opening reception)
Friday, October 7th: 6:00PM – 9:00PM (First Friday)
Sunday October 9th: 2:00PM - 6:00PM
Thursday October 13th - October 15th: 2:00PM - 6:00PM

September 29, 2016

Mural Arts & J2 Design | A First Look at a Fresh Look
Thursday, October 13th: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
990 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123