To apply to become a Community Client, download the Client Application below. Please email your completed application to or mail it to COGdesign, PO Box 380124, Cambridge, MA 02338

“Review COGdesign’s criteria” for selecting clients.

COGdesign runs on an annual cycle:
  • November Call for Designers
  • December COG matches designers in teams to new projects and brings in a shepherd, who functions as a tacit project manager and liaison to the office
  • January initial site visits with design teams and clients
  • February design work and community meetings begin
  • March & April Design Reviews for COG community
  • June most projects completed — designers deliver final schematic drawings to clients
  • July clients and designers fill out project evaluations
  • August analysis of project data, closure letters sent to clients
  • September Annual Project Showcase to which all are invited

Download the Client Application