Monthly Archives: May 2013

Charrette Update: Day Seven: Work in Progress Presentation

Click to download the Work in Progress Presentation (9.8MB PDF), originally presented Tuesday, May 7th, 6:30pm, at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

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Charrette Update: Day Four: The Traveling 3-D Library of Buildings

Dover Kohl has developed a library of building types in SketchUp that travels to Charrrettes on a share-able hard drive. Designers select and assemble SketchUp

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Charrette Update: Day Three: Taking the Charrette to School

On Friday, May 3rd, the Charrette went to Pattengill Middle School, just off the Michigan Avenue / Grand River Avenue Corridor in Lansing. Students of

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Charrette Update: Day Three: Public Space Network Diagram

The Public Space Network Diagram is a fine-grained inventory of gaps in the public realm network that looks at a six-by-twelve block area surrounding a

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Charrette Update: Day Three: Evening Pin-up Review

The Pin-Up Review is where design team members report to each other about stakeholder meetings and design work in progress. At a minimum it is

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Charrette Update: Day Three: It’s 3:00 PM and time for a “Charrette Moment”

It’s 3:00 PM on Day Three of the Charrette. Standing in one place and looking around the studio, one can see several activities taking place

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Charrette Update: Day Two: Graphics

At the beginning of the day Victor Dover explains that “we have to get a little bit lost; 98% of the ideas already exist, they

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Charrette Update: Day One: Opening Evening Hands-on Exercise Materials

The first public event of the Charrette was held on Wednesday May 1st, 2013 at 6:00 PM, at a large meeting hall in Lansing. It

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Charrette Update: Day One: Design Workshop Responses

  Click to see a PDF containing detailed responses from participants at the hands-on design workshop on May 1, 2013.

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Charrette Update: Day One: Opening Evening Event Technique for Presenting Out

At the first evening meeting there were 16 facilitated tables. Facilitators included members of the Dover Kohl Charrette Team, National Charrette Institute (NCI), and Tri-County

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