Creating stronger communities.
There is inspiration in the whole idea of quality of life and how space affects living.
Neighborhoods are where we experience life. Our commitment to neighborhood revitalization through access to affordable, professional design services remains constant.
There is value in all places. We work in neighborhoods that others only talk about. We are equally balanced between authenticity, altruism, and thoughtfulness. We are respectful, transparent, and unbiased. Our model for community engagement consistently produces outstanding outcomes and allows us to paint the future-forward vision of what neighborhoods can be.
Area Development Foundation of Knox County
City of Columbus
City of Worthington
Columbus and Franklin County Land Banks
The Columbus Foundation
Franklin County Economic Development & Planning
Franklinton Board of Trade
Fredericktown Community Development Foundation
Greater Columbus Arts Council
King Business Interiors
Knox County Landmarks Foundation
Meyers + Associates Architecture
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The Ohio State University
Parsons Area Merchants Association
RT Design Studio
St. Stephen’s Community House
Steiner + Associates
Tom E. Dailey Foundation
United Way of Central Ohio
University District Organization
That our work results in the transformational improvement of the built environment to support neighborhood vitality and quality placemaking for communities in Columbus and Central Ohio.
To promote economic prosperity and an enriched quality of life through the rediscovery and revitalization of the built environment in underserved communities. Our team of design professionals and students utilize design thinking, public engagement, project visioning, and advocacy in the pursuit of these aspirations.
What we do.
ACCESS TO DESIGN SERVICES
Provide and advocate for affordable, broad and easy access to expert planning and design services for organizations and businesses in our community.
Engage NDC partners directly in our work, including active collaboration and leveraging resources of allied organizations.
Embrace and champion the greater community good in our work, including service as a voice for our communities and realizing tangible improvements.
Demonstrate our commitment to the training and development of current and future design professionals.
How we do it. (#1)
We nurture the future generation of interdisciplinary designers.
We use our skillsets
to help others.
We are committed to an inclusive and holistic process that represents a community's aspirations.
We embody a