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The mini charrette took place this week. It is a practice run of the design charrette that will take place in a month.

If you haven’t heard of the word charrette before, the Oxford dictionary defines a charrette as either a “workshop devoted to a concerted effort to solve a problem or plan the design of something”; or… 905 more words

Community Planning in Millvale

Last fall I attended a community planning meeting in Millvale led by local firm evolveEA. It was around the same time as when international firm BIG was leading its community planning meetings in the Hill District. 903 more words


Tweetcap: BIG Design Charette 3

Last week, Bjark Ingels Group, better known as BIG, presented their final master plan for the Civic Arena site to the residents of the Hill District. 1,958 more words


FSU Interior Design Charette 2015

Every year the FSU Interior Design department puts on a Charette. The teams are comprised of students in varying years and our team this year had one Sophomore, one Junior, one Senior, and me representing the Grad Students. 254 more words

Tweetcap: BIG Design Charette 2

Last week was the second design charette that was held by BIG in the service of refining their design for the site of the former Civic Arena. 1,749 more words


War-time Wedding

Did they really get married on a Thursday?

That was the first question that ran through my mind as I began to try to verify what seems to be indicated by a wedding photo of Jean-Baptiste Hurtubise and Marie-Berthe Charette from my grandmother. 387 more words