June 22nd, 2010 |
The Collaborative has released a report presenting the dozens of design concepts developed at its Industrial Sites: An Interim Reuse Charrette. The charrette challenged four teams to design temporary uses for vacant industrial sites selected by the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation and the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.
The charrette provoked a new sense of fun and folly toward an often intractable problem. The results focused on temporary, low cost, high impact solutions which can help reclaim, repurpose, and raise the profile of vacant industrial sites in neighborhoods throughout the country. Read More »