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Capitol Corridor Summary Report Presentation Video

Click the link below to watch Victor Dover give the Capitol Corridor Summary Report Presentation before the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission meeting. The report contains

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Save the Date and Plan to Participate! 2/26/14

The Capitol Corridor Regional Vision Summary Presentation Wednesday, February 26th A special community presentation summarizing the results of 2,700+ person-hours of community participation during two

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After Two Charrettes, What’s Next?

The Capitol Corridor: Summary Report Presentation. After two hands-on charrette weeks and 2,700+ cumulative person-hours of community participation, the Final Report is ready and a

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Detailed October 22-30 Charrette Schedule

The detailed schedule for charrette #2 on October 22-30 is now available. Click to view the PDF here.

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Directions to the Charrette Studio

Visiting the Charrette Studio You are welcome to visit the Charrette Studio. We will show you the vision ideas in progress and record your ideas.

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NCI Charrette Seminar
 at the Second Charrette

NCI Charrette Seminar at the Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue Charrette   Tuesday, October  22nd, 10:30 – noon 325 E. Grand River Ave, Suite 300, East

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October Charrette Schedule • Meeting Details

Three Focus Areas • October  22-30, 2013 (Click to download Vision Charrette 2 Flyer) SPARROW NEIGHBORHOOD: Opening Design Session WHEN: Tuesday, October 22,  6 PM –

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Charrette Team Interview August 8: Video

Bill Lennertz of the National Charrette Institute and Victor Dover of Dover, Kohl and Partners were in Lansing for a few days and did an

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Project featured in the Lansing State Journal

The Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue charrette was featured in the Outlook section of the Lansing State Journal on June 23rd. The pages included photos and

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Charrette #2 Scheduled: October 22-30, 2013

Mark your Calendar for Charrette # 2, October 22-30, 2013 The first charrette, held May 1-7 created a draft vision for the entire Michigan/Grand Avenue

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Charrette Update: Day Seven: Work in Progress Presentation VIDEO

View a recording of the Work in Progress Presentation, originally presented Tuesday, May 7th, 6:30pm, at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.  

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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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What happens at the Hands-on Design Workshop?

The hands-on design workshop happens during the charrette kick-off meeting at the Lansing Center from 6-9:30 on May 1st. RSVP here! During this time you

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What will the charrette produce?

The goal of the charrette is to create a sustainable plan for the Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue corridor. The charrette design team (meet the team)

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How will the charrette work?

The vision charrette will last seven days, May 1-7. A design team will create a detailed vision for the Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue corridor, stretching

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Free Charrette Tools 101 Seminar at the Charrette

Charrette Tools 101 Seminar at the Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue Charrette   Wednesday, May 1st, 1:30 – 3:30 pm 333 E. Grand River Ave, East

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Dena Belzer Presentation Video now available

Watch Dena Belzer, President of Strategic Economics, present Sustaining the Future: Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue on HOM TV: http://meridian.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=23&clip_id=5593

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Charrette Schedule Details: May 1-7

Charrette 1 – May 1-7, 2013 The public meetings, listed below are the best time to come. There you will hear the full story of

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