Design Marathon Schedule

The Design Marathon will take place at the Charlottesville Community Design Center (100 5th St. NE) this Friday from 10 am – 10 pm. The public is invited to stop by throughout the day to observe the teams’ progress. The schedule for the day is:

10:00 am  Welcome & Introduction

10:30 am – 8 pm Design Time

5:30-7:30 pm  First Friday Open House

8:00 pm  Review/Handoff to Clients

9:00 pm  Team Presentations

10:00 pm  Finish Line


One week to go – help spread the word

The Second Annual Design Marathon is right around the corner.  Please help us spread the word about the Design Marathon and all of the talented people and organizations involved by becoming a fan on our Facebook page,  and encourage your friends and family to do so as well.  Each participating non-profit and design firm will be featured in a write up leading up to October 2.

If you’re in the neighborhood next Friday, stop by CCDC anytime between 10 am and 10 pm and watch the design process unfold as 35 talented local designers tackle this year’s projects.

2009 Projects Announced

We are pleased to announce the 11 non-profit participants in this year’s Design Marathon: Jefferson Madison Regional Library, Montessori Community School, The Habitat Store, Quality Community Council, Kid Pan Alley, Cville Rail, Hospice of the Piedmont, Burnley-Moran Elementary, Rockfish Valley Community Center, Second Street Gallery & Jackson-Via Elementary.  Please visit our 2009 Projects page for a brief description of each project. Thanks to all who applied and congratulations to this year’s winners!