Charrette process

Charrette process

A French word that means “cart” and is often used to describe the final, intense work effort expended by art and architecture students to meet a project deadline. This use of the term is said to originate from the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris during the 19th century, where proctors circulated a cart, or “charrette,” to collect final drawings while students frantically put finishing touches on their work. Early involvement of the entire project team is fundamental to the successful use of a systems approach to green building; thus “charrette” is also used to denote a meeting held early in the design phase of a project, in which all the participants, including the design team, engineers, contractors, clients, end users, community stakeholders, and technical experts, are brought together to develop goals, strategies, and ideas for maximizing the environmental performance of the project. Research and experience have indicated that early involvement of all interested parties increases the likelihood that sustainable building will be incorporated as a serious objective of the project and reduces the soft costs sometimes associated with a green design project.
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The Consultant Should Consider Using The Charrette Process As Part Of The Community Engagement; However, The Council Is Open To Other Community Engagement Methods.
Ultimately, Bingle believes this project illustrates the value of the design charrette process.
Utilizing an on-site interview and charrette process, input from key user-groups was incorporated into the floor plans for clinical spaces, which were planned to further enhance the hospital's connection to community.
The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council, in partnership with the Western Region Development Council and Western Region Municipality, led the charrette process in Al Gharbia last November 16, which involved leadership and representatives from the Abu Dhabi Government and a team of multi-disciplinary experts in urban design, planning, architecture, environment, infrastructure and transportation.
The Abu Dhabi UPC, in partnership with the WRDC and WRM, had led the charrette process in Al Gharbia on November 16, 2008, which involved leadership and representatives from the Abu Dhabi government and a team of multi-disciplinary experts in urban design, planning, architecture, environment, infrastructure, and transportation.
The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC), in partnership with the Western Region Development Council (WRDC) and Western Region Municipality (WRM) had led the charrette process in Al Gharbia on November 16, 08, which involved leadership and representatives from the Abu Dhabi Government and a team of multi-disciplinary experts in urban design, planning, architecture, environment, infrastructure, and transportation.
In the Surrey charrette process, participants recognized that they could not think of everything at the planning stage and built in some flexibility into the charrette plan to accommodate experimentation, innovation and improvement.
As DeMure and Beazer have moved forward with Capital Village, Rancho Cordova has continued its charrette process, completing two more such meetings for 530-acre and 1,250-acre developments.
The goal of the "Pipeline to Design" initiative is to systematize the outreach and selection phases of the charrette process.
5) Facilitate stakeholder involvement The consultant shall use a variety of public outreach tools and methods to engage public participation in the study process, including stakeholder interviews, public meetings, and a community charrette process in collaboration with County staff.