Community Centers

For either architecture or urban planning to achieve real good in today’s world, the boundary between the disciplines needs to come down. That, at least, is the lesson of Urban-Think Tank (U-TT), an interdisciplinary design practice with offices in Caracas, São Paolo, New York, and Zürich. Opinion
Apr 28, 2014   By Anna Bergren Miller
Three buildings have survived from Weeksville, despite being located in bustling Brooklyn. A $32 million museum and community center will open next summer at the site.
Dec 2, 2010   Fast Company
A new community kitchen and pie-baking program in small town Alabama is trying to help a struggling and impoverished area rebound.
Oct 12, 2010   The New York Times
Museums are transitioning from niche cultural sites to community hubs, and expanding their engagement with their cities.
Jul 23, 2009   Christian Science Monitor
This piece from NPR looks at what artists are doing in Detroit to snatch up abandoned homes and convert them into community centers and art spaces.
Mar 24, 2009   NPR
Architect George Ranalli's new Saratoga Avenue Community Center attempts to redefine the form by focusing on permanence and design.
Jan 15, 2009   ArchNewsNow.com