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CityCraft’s Stephen Carpenter Wins Order of Canada

Posted on 10/08/2014 at 12:16pm by Caitlin Carpenter No Comment
CityCraft’s Stephen Carpenter Wins Order of Canada

Stephen Carpenter, a Partner at CityCraft, was presented with the Order of Canada on September 12, 2014 at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. Mr. Carpenter, P.Eng, was recognized for “for his visionary leadership in the development and stewardship of Canada’s green building industry.” Mr. Carpenter brings his understanding of energy-efficient buildings and sustainable community design to…

The EcoDistricts Summit is Coming to DC. We’ll See You There!

Posted on 09/10/2014 at 3:44pm by Caitlin Carpenter No Comment
The EcoDistricts Summit is Coming to DC. We’ll See You There!

We at CityCraft are a far-flung group with roots in communities across North America. We see this as one of our strengths—as a national organization we’re able to stay up-to-date on the latest developments around the country, and we bring a rich, comparative perspective to everything we do. However, we also like to connect as…

CityCraft Gains New Team Members

Posted on 07/24/2014 at 10:55am by Caitlin Carpenter No Comment
CityCraft Gains New Team Members

As CityCraft continues to assist distressed communities across North America, it is bringing new team members aboard to undertake research, provide on-the-ground support to our city clients, and communicate lessons learned to a broader audience. In the Denver office, Grant Williams has joined the CityCraft team as Project Researcher. Grant’s background in energy science and…

CityCraft Opens Atlanta Office

Posted on 07/17/2014 at 2:40pm by Caitlin Carpenter No Comment
CityCraft Opens Atlanta Office

CityCraft Ventures opened a new office in Atlanta, Georgia this week. With Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport serving as a major hub for flights throughout North America, CityCraft’s Atlanta presence will be ideally situated for easy access to the firm’s expanding list of city clientele. Geoffrey Reid, Director of CityCraft Centers, will manage this office. From this…

CityCraft and EcoDistricts Announce Strategic Collaboration on City Revitalization Projects

Posted on 06/25/2014 at 1:01pm by Caitlin Carpenter 3 Comments
CityCraft and EcoDistricts Announce Strategic Collaboration on City Revitalization Projects

We’re excited to announce a new strategic collaboration that will help bring the benefits of CityCrafting to seven cities across North America. CityCraft CEO John Knott was on hand at The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) conference on June 24 in Denver, where it was announced that EcoDistricts and CityCraft would lead a collaborative effort on…

Complimenting the Efforts of CityCraft Ventures, The CityCraft Foundation Website is Here!

Posted on 03/11/2014 at 5:04pm by Sir Geoffrey 1 Comment
Complimenting the Efforts of CityCraft Ventures, The CityCraft Foundation Website is Here!

We are pleased to welcome to the world wide web www.citycraftfoundation.org! The CityCraft Foundation is a 501-C-3 national foundation with three pathways that heal the social, economic and environmental fabric of our communities long-term. These pathways are: * Healthy * Restorative * 21st Century Career The mission of the Foundation includes improving the opportunity for…

Green Building Pioneer Stephen Carpenter Joins CityCraft Ventures

Posted on 02/05/2014 at 9:04am by Sir Geoffrey 2 Comments
Green Building Pioneer Stephen Carpenter Joins CityCraft Ventures

We are pleased to announce that Stephen Carpenter, P.E., has joined CityCraft Ventures (CCV) to provide sustainable community and energy-efficient building design expertise. With over 30 years of green building experience in Canada and around the world, Mr. Carpenter is well-respected in the design community for his evidence-based approach to creating buildings that outperform their…

John Knott Joins EcoDistricts Board of Directors

Posted on 11/07/2013 at 3:45pm by Sir Geoffrey No Comment
John Knott Joins EcoDistricts Board of Directors

John L. Knott, Jr, Founder and CEO of CityCraft Ventures recently joined the EcoDistricts Board of Directors.  John is proud to join the Board and is excited about the future of EcoDistricts.  Rob Bennett, CEO of EcoDistricts, added “We’re thrilled to have John join the EcoDistricts Board of Directors. He is one of the Nation’s…

CityCrafting 2.0, Noisette Update

Posted on 10/09/2013 at 10:39am by Sir Geoffrey No Comment
CityCrafting 2.0, Noisette Update

The Noisette regeneration (CityCrafting 2.0) launched in 2001 to improve the quality of life for residents in the southern section of North Charleston, SC.  Covering a 3,000-acre area, a unique public-private partnership between The Noisette Company and the City of North Charleston resulted in the creation of an internationally recognized plan for revitalization.  Over a…

CityCraft Ventures and Biohabitats Announce Strategic Collaboration

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 2:30pm by Sir Geoffrey 3 Comments
CityCraft Ventures and Biohabitats Announce Strategic Collaboration

Collaboration includes Keith Bowers, President and Founder of Biohabitats joining the CityCraft team We are very pleased to formally announce that Keith Bowers has joined the CityCraft team as an owner, and Biohabitats will serve as a strategic partner in cities where CityCraft℠ operates. In 1982, Mr. Bowers founded Biohabitats, Inc., a design and consulting…

CityCraft Ventures Continues to Grow, Adds Director of CityCraft Centers

Posted on 07/18/2013 at 9:56am by Sir Geoffrey No Comment
CityCraft Ventures Continues to Grow, Adds Director of CityCraft Centers

Geoffrey Reid brings ten years of valuable experience in various real estate, construction, sustainability, marketing and community-building related arenas CityCraft℠ Ventures (CCV) announced today that Geoffrey R. Reid has been named Director of CityCraft Centers.  Mr. Reid will be responsible for day to day operations, marketing, project management and will work with the executive team…

John Knott Named Executive Director for Health Product Declaration Collaborative

Posted on 06/11/2013 at 12:25pm by Sir Geoffrey 2 Comments
John Knott Named Executive Director for Health Product Declaration Collaborative

Congratulations! CityCraft Ventures Founder and CEO, John L. Knott Jr. has been named as the Health Product Declaration Collaborative’s (www.hpdcollaborative.org) first Executive Director following a national search. The Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) is a customer-led standards-setting organization committed to the continuous improvement of the building industry’s environmental and health performance, through transparency and innovation…

How did we get here?

Posted on 05/16/2013 at 8:53pm by Sir Geoffrey No Comment
How did we get here?

100 Years of Tradition The Knott family has been in the historic preservation business and urban redevelopment since 1908.  CityCraft™ has been evolving from the basic philosophy of Henry A. Knott, grounded in a Master Building tradition, an integrated design build approach, that was grounded in the fundamental concept of health.  The Knott’s were one of…

A Better Way – John Knott Presentation

Posted on 05/06/2013 at 1:37pm by Sir Geoffrey 2 Comments
A Better Way – John Knott Presentation

Updated: 8/29/13 Check out the latest presentation made by John L Knott Jr.  The presentation can be viewed here.  

John Knott on 2012 Awards Jury for Congress for New Urbanism

Posted on 05/01/2013 at 11:58am by Sir Geoffrey No Comment
John Knott on 2012 Awards Jury for Congress for New Urbanism

CityCraft founder John Knott joins nine others on the 2012 CNU Charter Awards jury.  Congrats to John! Details about the charter award can be viewed here