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New Member Milestone – Design Charrette Reaches 2,500 Members!

We are pleased to announce that as of May 2016 the online project collaboration & tracking platform has reached 2,500 members.

Thank you from the online team and good luck with all your projects!

Hybrid Heat Pump System Webinar

George-VH-Head-ShotIt is possible for a Hybrid Heat Pump System to make an air-to-air heat pump nearly as energy efficient as a ground-source system? Plus, have the added feature of boosting the overall efficiency of a ventilation system, such as an energy recovery [...]

Twin River Group asks Tiverton: What do you want from casino proposal?

The town’s new library has a lot of lessons to teach — including to the town’s proposed gambling house.

Twin River Group, which wants to build a casino in the far north end of town, held its first charrette Thursday in the high school, asking town residents for their preference on design and [...]

Deep into Soulsville: Development pros dive 12 hours into historic neighborhood

A panel of development experts took a 12-hour dive into Soulsville, the South Memphis neighborhood so thick with musical and cultural history and so thin on supermarkets,  restaurants and other services.

The "technical assistance panel'' assembled by the Urban Land Institute surfaced Tuesday evening before a standing room crowd in the Stax Music [...]

Streets That Work initiative for Charlottesville’s roads charrette

Will Charlottesville build ‘streets that work’?

About 30 people gathered at CitySpace recently to offer their input into Streets That Work, a planning guide for Charlottesville’s road network.

“This is something that’s going to lead into a number of different efforts that we have going on,” said Missy Creasy, the city’s assistant [...]

First charrette provides design ideas for Marion Public Library

On September 8, the first of three charrettes was held at the Marion Public Library. Architect Joe Huberty of Engberg Anderson led the group, which included members of the community and also members of the Library Board.

The goal was to identify desirable interior design features for the new library.

Huberty asked what features [...]

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario NextGen Design Charrette 2015

For the fourth year in a row, the ACO NextGen is hosting a one-day design charrette for students and emerging professionals in the fields of architecture, planning, landscape architecture, built history, and heritage conservation. The charrette is intended to encourage creative thinking, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and provide networking opportunities with esteemed speakers and [...]

Charrette Series Aims to Combat Homelessness in Cambridge

Cambridge Charrette on Homelessness

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The City of Cambridge Department of Human Service Programs, in consultation with the Cambridge Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) and other City departments, has partnered with the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) to facilitate a community planning process on homelessness.  [...]

Branchville charrette continues

The town of Ridgefield is currently working with the Western Connecticut Council of Governments — formerly Housatonic Valley Council of Elected Officials — to develop a Transit Oriented Development Plan for the Branchville Station Area.

This plan will build upon previous planning for the area including the Route 7 Corridor Study and the Connecticut [...]

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