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DesignPhiladelphia 2018 is HERE!

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Aug 16, 2018

 Welcome to the 14th Annual DesignPhiladelphia festival.  We have plenty of new experiences that are sure to make this festival, the BEST. ONE. YET. Over the next six weeks, you will see more and more content from us about all of the incredible exhibits and programs happening this year. Here are just a few teasers of what you can expect:Insane city views and the coolest people (!) at the DesignPhiladelphia Kickoff Party on Wednesday, 10/3 at our Festival Hub @ Bok.  Buy your tickets HERE.Instagram-worthy experiential exhibits and installations at Bok and the Center for... READ MORE

Erike De Veyra, Assoc. AIA, Ready to Take on New Role with the Center and DesignPhiladelphia

By Elizabeth Paul on Apr 02, 2018

Philadelphia, PA, April 2, 2018 – The Center for Architecture and Design (Center) is pleased to welcome Erike De Veyra, Assoc. AIA, as the new Community Outreach and Program Manager. In this role, Erike will manage the day to day activities of the Center’s signature event, DesignPhiladelphia, while providing support for other Center events including the annual Louis I Kahn Memorial Award + Talk, annual Edmund N. Bacon Award + Talk, as well as a variety of kids and family workshops.Ms. De Veyra is a designer, connector and tactical urbanist. For almost a decade, her career... READ MORE

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