was conducted June 24-27 by Hitchcock Design Group.
is a public meeting where citizens, designers and other key persons collaborate and plan or design a vision to be implemented.The 2.87 acre garden was declared a National Park in 1979 in order to preserve the botanical collections of native and introduced species and for plant conservation, education, tourism and recreation.
The idea was to pilot a charrette
feedback model with stakeholders--a collaborative approach incorporating multiple two-way communication loops--versus a traditional presentation that typically only features one-way communication (like a performer with an audience).
, put together by Families in Transition-New Horizons in partnership with Plan NH, hopes to improve the facility to better meet the needs of people accessing the organization's services as well as create "positive change" in the surrounding neighborhood, said Maureen Beauregard, president of FIT-NH.
brought together more than 60 people - design specialists, museum and heritage experts and community organisations - to brainstorm ideas for the area.
8, the project team will wrap up the charrette
with a public presentation of the draft Downtown Master Plan at 6 p.m.
Guidance for an OPR charrette
can be found in many documents (1-6) in addition to Standard 189.1.
Perhaps the two most visible outcomes of the design charrette
were the process of filling multiple channels from one goods-to-person workstation and the unique approach to air conditioning in the facility, which also resulted in significant savings in the solar array.
Ultimately, Bingle believes this project illustrates the value of the design charrette
A tried and true engineering method--a charrette
(1)--was applied in a new way to bring expertise to bear on the problem in the shortest possible time.
Also during this time there will be rides on an antique firetruck at the Old Fire Barn, rides with Santa's reindeer in front of the library, and strolling entertainment by Steve Charrette
, who will perform magic tricks to dazzle all ages.
The Port of Anchorage successfully completed a week-long collaborative Concept Planning Charrette
on August 22.