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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

DesignPhiladelphia Participates in 'Outside the Box'

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Dec 21, 2017

We're so excited to be a part of 'Outside the Box', an exhibition that builds a map of design in North America!This seventh edition of 'Outside the Box' features responses on the theme "matter." This theme encompasses material transformation and change, and the essence of the material. It looks at how materials are created, reused, or recycled. Curated by Center / Architecture + Design's Board Member, Erike De Veyra, Philadelphia's 'Outside the Box' houses:  Philly Eyeworks | www.phillyeyeworks.comPhilly EyeWorks designs its frames in Philly, colors,... READ MORE

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