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A wetland is a habitat of rich biodiversity. A neighborhood is a habitat of rich cultural diversity. What happens when a neighborhood has the opportunity to restore a wetland and integrate it into the surrounding community? Convene has been working to discover that answer through...

For this Habitat for Humanity Tacoma-Pierce County project, Convene worked alongside community members  during community workshops and a two-day design session to develop a space for a new common house that best meets the community’s needs on a limited budget. Features include an indoor/outdoor space...

This project transformed an empty lot adjacent to the school into a gorgeous central gathering place that celebrates historic elements and the diverse beauty of this small town. Using ideas generated by Milton-Freewater residents, a grassy knoll beside an artfully adorned stage now proudly mark...

Convene Principal Eric Higbee was the neighborhood organizer, designer, and project coordinator for Seattle’s first "Intersection Repair," a large painted mural on a Seattle street intersection. Initially funded by a Neighborhood Matching Fund Grant, Eric worked closely with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to...