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CityCraft and EcoDistricts Announce Strategic Collaboration on City Revitalization Projects

Posted on 06/25/2014 at 1:01pm by Caitlin Carpenter 2 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 Comments Off on Complimenting the Efforts of CityCraft Ventures, The CityCraft Foundation Website is Here!
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…

John Knott Joins EcoDistricts Board of Directors

Posted on 11/07/2013 at 3:45pm by Sir Geoffrey Comments Off on John Knott Joins EcoDistricts Board of Directors
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 Comments Off on CityCrafting 2.0, Noisette Update
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 Comments Off on CityCraft Ventures and Biohabitats Announce Strategic Collaboration
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…

John Knott Named Executive Director for Health Product Declaration Collaborative

Posted on 06/11/2013 at 12:25pm by Sir Geoffrey Comments Off on John Knott Named Executive Director for Health Product Declaration Collaborative
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 Comments Off on How did we get here?
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 Comments Off on A Better Way – John Knott Presentation
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 Comments Off on John Knott on 2012 Awards Jury for Congress for New Urbanism
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