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Practical Charrette Implementation. Jim Strozier, AICP Mark Vlasic, PLA, ASLA, AICP Jake Young, APA, ASLA. Charettes: One-Size Doesn’t Fit All. Mark Vlasic AICP, ASLA, PLA, LEED Green Associate Landmark Design SLC UT. Typical Projects where we use Charettes.

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practical charrette implementation

Practical Charrette Implementation

Jim Strozier, AICP

Mark Vlasic, PLA, ASLA, AICP

Jake Young, APA, ASLA

charettes one size doesn t fit all

Charettes:One-Size Doesn’t Fit All

Mark Vlasic AICP, ASLA, PLA, LEED Green Associate

Landmark Design

SLC UT

typical projects where we use charettes
Typical Projects where we use Charettes
  • General Plans & General Plan Updates
  • Park, Recreation & Trail Plans
  • Urban Design Studies
  • Corridor Studies
  • Streetscape & Plaza Design Projects
  • Park and Landscape Design Projects
typical project conditions
Typical Project Conditions
  • Our Resources & Budgets are Limited
  • We Serve Multiple Roles
    • Project Manager
    • Planner
    • Landscape Architect/Designer
    • Facilitator
  • Small Design Teams
  • High Client Expectations
  • Great Need for our Services
four approaches for using charettes
Four Approaches for Using Charettes
  • Integrate the Charette into your Public Involvement Process
  • Conduct a Focused, Single-day Charette
  • Assist Individuals and Groups with “Do-it-yourself” Charette Training
  • Put all of your Eggs into one Basket: the “Concentrated Charette”
example 1
EXAMPLE 1

Cache Valley South Corridor Development Plan

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Cache Valley South Corridor Development Plan

BACKGROUND

  • Protect Unique Landscape/ Entryway
  • Highly Contentious/Controversial
  • Multiple Stakeholders/Jurisdictions
  • Diverse Public Desires/Needs
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Cache Valley South Corridor Development Plan

CHARETTE APPROACH:

Integrate into public involvement process

Scoping/Visioning

Preferred Design/Plan

Alternatives Workshop

Plan Adoption

Open House Review

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Cache Valley South Corridor Development Plan

RESULTS

  • Integrated Design & Planning Process
  • Key Problems Resolved
  • Agreement Reached
example 2
EXAMPLE 2

Liberty Park All-Abilities Play Park

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Liberty Park All-Abilities Play Park

BACKGROUND

  • 2002 Paralympics Legacy Project
  • High-profile
  • High public expectations
  • First “All Abilities Park” in region
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Liberty Park All-Abilities Play Park

CHARETTE APPROACH:

The single-day charette

  • Held on-site
  • Brought special abilities children and neighborhood children together
  • Multiple ways to participate/learn:
    • Design Stations
    • Construction Yard
    • Needs & Abilities Challenges
    • Art Stations
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Liberty Park All-Abilities Play Park

RESULTS

  • Identified Issues, Ideas and Needs
  • Design Approach Established
  • Good PR/ Community Understanding
  • Possibly most-used park in SLC region
example 3
EXAMPLE 3

Wasatch Community Gardens: Design Education & Charette Training

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Wasatch Community Gardens: Design Education & Charettes

BACKGROUND

  • Pro bono/volunteer project
  • Supported by Utah Chapter ASLA
  • Part of multi-week training for fledgling community garden groups
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Wasatch Community Gardens: Design Education & Charette Training

CHARETTE APPROACH:

“Do-it-yourself” charette” training

  • Introduction to basic garden design principles and charette principles
  • Volunteer designers train and assist gardeners their own charettes
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Wasatch Community Gardens: Design Education & Charette Training

RESULTS

  • Numerous successful gardens established using charettes
  • Has become standard WCG training tool
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Wasatch Community Gardens: Design Education & Charette Training

example 4
EXAMPLE 4

Rawlins, Wyoming & Vernal, Utah General Plan Updates

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Rawlins, Wyoming / Vernal, Utah General Plan Updates

BACKGROUND

  • Energy “boom towns” - Oil/gas/wind
  • Rapidly growing/changing communities
  • Permanent/temporary resident shift
  • 15+ years since existing plan was prepared
  • Establishment of a New Vision necessary for both locales
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Rawlins, Wyoming / Vernal, Utah General Plan Updates

CHARETTE APPROACH:

The concentrated charette

Multiple opportunities to develop ideas as part of several stand-alone sessions:

  • Community Education Sessions
  • Small Group Planning Teams
  • Visual Preference Survey
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Rawlins, Wyoming / Vernal, Utah General Plan Updates

  • Multiple charettes conducted with City staff, residents, school children and elderly groups over a 2-day period
  • Results: broad participation/ results established then verified the preferred planning direction
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LESSONS LEARNED

  • Be Creative
  • Adjust the Charette to Your Project Needs
  • Be Daring - Create Your Own Rules & Definitions/Question Authority
  • Leverage Local Resources
  • Get Everybody Involved
  • Provide Options for Participation
  • Encourage Ownership of the Process
  • Listen and Learn
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