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Making Good In Our Community has been building community and creating safe, welcoming spaces for neighbors in Belair-Edison for over 14 years. A large inner block lot behind the 3500 block of Cliftmont Avenue and Juneway was an unmaintained lot often used for dumping, and has been transformed into a community space with a playground, seating and picnic area. To enable year-round programming, Making Good In Our Community would like to add interior space by constructing a small building on the lot.
We are looking for architects with a creative knack, who are excited about designing low-budget, high-impact community spaces.
Please email Julia DiMauro at email@example.com with questions or to express your interest in the project
This is a flash opportunity looking for a quick turnaround!
A collective of harm reduction advocates, community organizations, and the University of Maryland School of Social Work work together serving a high-risk community in midtown, offering harm reduction services and providing a space to connect folks to resources and support.
They are moving to a location with an open floor plan and are in need of a quick consultation to discuss how to best utilize their new space. The project scope would consist of one in-person meeting and a sketched floorplan showing where they could build three small offices into the open space.
If you are interested in this project or would like to know more, please reach out to Julia DiMauro, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We look forward to working with you!
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