About the Center
The qualities, sentiments & values expressed by our spaces determine what we can believe
Helping people who live in the Ville Neighborhood create a visually successful built environment through the principles of slow design.
Our programs work to strengthen the root system of current and established residents and businesses; engendering the benefits of gentrification without displacement.
Working for a revitalized architectural landscape which transmits the best of the residents' and businesses' imagination and intelligence. And striving for a one to one ratio of gardens and workshops to dwellings.
Striving for a one to one ratio of gardens and workshops to dwellings
Architectural assistance is rooted in the notion that our buildings are, for better or worse, our partners. We feel actual joy when we find just the right neighborhood, or the right house, the right apartment, or even the right room to call our own. Conversely, we know genuine sadness when we must, for whatever reason, Read more about Architectural Assistance[…]
Manual Arts Participation and Encouragement
If we train our youth in the manual arts and encourage them to practice the skills necessary to make beautiful things by hand for the same reasons that we encourage our children to practice athletics or sports we might achieve the same successes in these fields of work as we have on these fields of Read more about Manual Arts Participation and Encouragement[…]
“Making Space for Beauty,” has three meanings for us. We need to make room or clear space for Beauty. We need to make space to serve beauty or with beauty as our end goal, and lastly we need to make space in our lives to think about and appreciate beauty.