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Virtual 10th Annual Reshaping Rochester Awards Ceremony

Thursday, November 19, 2020

12pm to 1:30pm via Zoom

More info here

 



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CDCR is supported, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

  

Our Mission

Mission

The Community Design Center of Rochester advances quality design to create healthy communities that are equitable, accessible and resilient. (Previously Adopted)

Vision

To be the recognized leader of quality community planning and design, catalyzing improvements in the public realm and championing citizen engagement in the process. (Previously Adopted)

Why we exist:

Life is better in well designed spaces because how well we build impacts how well we live.

Values

We conduct ourselves by displaying values you can see.  The Community Design Center of Rochester is dedicated to demonstrating:

·         Integrity through honesty and strong moral principles

·         Respect for the importance of the public realm.

·         Leadership in ways that empower those we work with

·         Openness through listening and being welcome to different perspectives

·         Inclusivity by welcoming a diverse representation of ideas

·         Independence by presenting our views with fairness and objectivity

·         Design Excellence grounded in sound planning and architectural principles

·         Civic engagement through education, advocacy, and facilitation

·         Opportunity with the spirit of possibility

·         Transparency in a manner that builds trust

·         Collaboration with community partners and stakeholders

 

 

 

News & Events

The Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes regions continue to experience a period of redevelopment, transformation, and renewal.  Help honor the architects, activists, designers, and builders who are working to make this community more healthy, sustainable, and vibrant during a time of change.

Registration is now open!

Thursday, November 19, 2020

 12pm to 1:30pm via Zoom

More info here