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Advocacy & Community Service Partnerships     

Design Coalition Institute staff donates their time and talents to neighborhood and city improvement projects, including:
          »Coordinating "Green Communities" public education events
          »Participatory Mapping & Analysis for preservation and development
          »Design Workshops & Design Charrettes.



Our programs & recent partnership projects are described below.

    If your City of Madison neighborhood project would benefit from professional design assistance,
    forward to our
"Contact Us & Invitation" page

  "The Garver Property
& the North Platte"

At the request of the Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahara (SASY) Neighborhood Association, we coordinated a participatory community planning process to document the hopes and concerns about the future of a historic building and openspace.

Partners: Design Coalition Inc.; SASY Neighborhood Association; City of Madison Parks Department; & Friends of Olbrich Gardens.    


Report: "Visualizing the Issues"
The Garver Property & the North Platte (550K pdf)

"The Sugar Castle"          

We assisted the Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahara (SASY) Neighborhood Association with a design study
for an adaptive reuse of a historic building.

Partners: Design Coalition Inc.; Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahara Neighborhood Association.  


VIDEO "A 'Ruin Garden' Plus' The Garver Sugar Castle Re-Imagined"

We are preparing materials in our archives for posting. More materials coming soon.........

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