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March 4-8: The World of Buckminster Fuller | A History of Future Cities | Designing for the Planet | DAG on Camden Children's Garden | Soak It Up Awards

Movie: Architecture in Film: The World of Buckminster Fuller Monday, March 4, 6:30pm, film starts at 7pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. Architecture in Film, hosted by John DeFazio, architect…

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DAGspace: Good zoning should not be a matter of privilege

For December's DAGspace, developer David Feldman decries City Council's reversion to bad habits in taking up legislation that would undo key features of our brand new zoning code. The Design Advocacy…

    • Water resources and stream buffers are on this week's agenda | Lower Schuylkill View | EOTS Flickr Group
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December 3-7: 'Top Hat' | Alex Prud’homme | Andrew Sharp and Nathaniel Popkin at DAG | 'Envisioning Home: The Jean King and Richard Baron Story' | Philly Photo Day Exhibit

Water resources and stream buffers are on this week's agenda | Lower Schuylkill View | EOTS Flickr GroupArchitecture in Film: Top Hat Monday, December 3, 6:30pm, film starts at 7pm.…

    • Stream buffer bill won’t be finalized for at least two weeks

Stream buffer bill won’t be finalized for at least two weeks

On Wednesday, City Council’s Committee on Rules heard from architects and developers, designers and environmentalists. It heard from economists and city planners, from bicycle advocates, engineers, and district councilmembers. It considered…

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DAGspace: Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [Part III]

Part III Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [read Part I, Part II] by Sean O'Rourke and Jerome Lukowicz It’s hard to see Falls Bridge (1895) as anything but awkwardly…

    • Open Air | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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October 1-5: Architecture in Film | Planetarium on the Parkway | 205 Race at DAG | Homeowner workshops: interior finishes and energy efficiency

Open Air | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupArchitecture in Film: 2001: A Space Odyssey Monday, October 1, 6:30pm, film starts at 7pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch…

    • 3rd and Market | David Swift, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
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DAGspace: Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [Part I]

Part I Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories by Sean O'Rourke and Jerome Lukowicz Some photographs suggest stories.  Their allure is invested in the stories that are implied by the images.  As I considered this…

    • Got an idea to help improve the Parkway? Head out to one of the Parkway Action Plan public input meetings this week.
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July 30-August 3: Parkway community input | Behind PlanPhilly boat tour | DAG talks Museum of the American Revolution | Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

Parkway Action Plan Community Meetings Monday, July 30, 6-8:30pm at Olivet Covenant Presbyterian Church, 22nd and Mt. Vernon streets. Tuesday, July 31, 6-8:30pm at Storefront for Urban Innovation, 2816 West Girard…

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DAGspace: Watch That Space

Watch That Space by Eric Vincent   It’s safe to assume we’re not unveiling a profound observation in noting how the new Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has “done…

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DAGchair: Meeting of June 7, 2012

DAGchair:  Meeting of June 7, 2012 This is an anecdotal account of the last meeting written by the chair, to be published each month.  These notes are intended to update people…

DAGchair: Meeting of May 3, 2012

This is an anecdotal account of the last meeting written by the chair, to be published each month.  These notes are intended to update people who were not able to attend…

    • Talk temporary placemaking interventions, like The Porch, on Monday night.
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June 4-8: 'Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper' placemaking | Eames short films | Transit of Venus viewing | Inga Saffron

Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper: Is Temporary the New Permanent? Monday, June 4, 6pm. International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor, South America Room. Join the Project for Public Spaces and University City…

    • Redering of The Ridge in East Falls | Onion Flats
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April 30-May4: Philadelphia Modernism | Ridge Flats @ DAG | 'Reclaiming the Rust Belt'

Building Philadelphia: Misfits and Heroes: Modernism in the Delaware Valley Tuesday, May 1, 6-9:30pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History & Politics is a 10-part lecture series…

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DAG talks vacant property strategies with panel Thursday

Thursday's Design Advocacy Group meeting promises to be a really interesting conversation about City Council's land bank proposal and the Nutter administration's "Front Door" strategy for dealing with vacant property disposition.…

    • DAG talks vacant property strategies with panel Thursday

DAG talks vacant property strategies with panel Thursday

The Design Advocacy Group meeting promises to be a really interesting conversation about City Council’s land bank proposal and the Nutter administration’s “Front Door” strategy for dealing with vacant property disposition.…

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The First Ten Years of the Design Advocacy Group of Philadelphia [DAGspace]

The First Ten Years of the Design Advocacy Group of Philadelphia By Elise Vider   In late 2001, a group of six Philadelphia architects, planners, and design junkies sat down to…

    • Want to see the Race Street Connector finished? Learn more Tuesday night.
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February 27-March 2: Enrique Peñalosa, Pavilions, Race Street Connector Phase 2, Michael Katz, Germantown's Commercial Corridor, Carpenter Square at DAG

Enrique Peñalosa Monday, February 27, 6-8pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street. As Mayor of Bogotá Enrique Peñalosa prioritized improvements that would have the most benefit to the most people.…

    • Civic engagement on sign controls gets underway

Civic engagement on sign controls gets underway

The inter-agency working group responsible for reforming Philadelphia’s sign regulations held the first in a series of five “facilitated discussions” with stakeholder groups Thursday morning at the Center for Architecture. The…

    • What kinds of signs should Philadelphia have?
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Picking up on signs: (de)sign controls, visual preferences, digital billboards, and wayfinding

Philly is a sign-heavy city. And it seems that our signage big and small is getting lots of attention lately. I've mentioned the push to legalize bandit signs, billboard art…

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