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East Tennessee Community Design Center

The Brief

East Tennessee Community Design Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to make East Tennessee a better place to live and work by bringing professional design and planning assistance to community groups and nonprofit organizations. The design center organizes people, ideas and resources to facilitate positive change in communities of the region.


East Tennessee Community Design Center is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization created in 1970 that works with community and nonprofit groups in urban and rural East Tennessee. The design center provides conceptual architectural, planning, and landscaping services through pro bono assistance from area architects, landscape architects, planners and other professionals.


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