Makeover for Sharswood Recreation Center

A much-used recreation center in Philadelphia’s Sharswood neighborhood is getting a facelift.  On May 18th over a hundred volunteers will work together to renovate the lobby, art room, auditorium, costume room, and kitchen of the Athletic Recreation Center at 1400 N 26th St. The renovation is a joint project of AEC Cares, the Community Design Collaborative, AIA Philadelphia […]

May 9th, 2016|BWA in the Community|

A Welcoming Gateway to Kensington

Sketch of draft concept for Lehigh viaduct gateway improvements

Once a vibrant commercial and industrial center, the landscape of Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood is now marked by large vacant buildings and lots that invite dumping and illegal activity.   As part of an initiative by the […]

February 6th, 2015|BWA in the Community|

BWA wins “Best Team Name” at 2013 CDC Bowling Ball!

On June 15, 2013, along with forty other design and neighborhood organizations, BWA bowled to benefit the Community Design Collaborative of Philadelphia. BWA is proud to be a long-time sponsor and volunteer firm with this great organization, and also repeat winner of Bowling Ball team prizes. This year, drawing inspiration from […]

June 20th, 2013|BWA in the Community|