Posts Tagged ‘charrette’

Drawing Tiny Homes at SkyART

Peter Landon showing tiny homes floor plan to 7-9 year old art students

Pete and Emma visited SkyART to talk to 7-9 year old art students about what architects do and had them draw tiny house floor plans. So much imagination packed into every square foot!

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Jeff and Joseph join in ChiCAT Design Charrette

Young ChiCAT charrette participants presenting brainstorm ideas

On Saturday, the Chicago Center for Arts & Technology (ChiCAT) hosted a design charrette for their state-of-the-art school and community center in the near west side of Chicago. The rehabilitated 4-story building is equipped with a performance space, art gallery, computer lab, and other facilities that cater to the arts. ChiCAT will provide after-school programs…

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Kickoff Community Design Charrette: What Do You Want To See Happen on 58th Street?

Last Saturday, Brand New Beginnings hosted an interactive charrette with local residents and community leaders to develop ideas for the redevelopment of 58th Street in Washington Park. The workshop focused on neighborhood development strategies and sustainable planning for the blighted four-block corridor between Michigan Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. LBBA’s Jeff Bone, Terran…

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Community Convenes for 92nd Street planning

Claretian Associates hosted 30 enthusiastic residents and other stakeholders at Loncar’s last week to plan for the future of the east 92nd Street corridor. Attendees toured surrounding blocks and shared their vision for future development that could include affordable rental housing, green space, arts space and many other possibilities. Landon Bone Baker Architects facilitated the…

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Green Retrofit Charrette Update: Energy Audit

Back in May, LBBA lead a Green Retrofit Charrette sponsored by the Claretian Associates. The morning wrapped up with a game of “Energy Jeopardy” and the winner took home a gift certificate for a free home energy audit. Recently, energy consultant Jim Cavallo conducted the energy audit for the winner on a small frame cottage…

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92nd Street Corridor Community Design Charrette

On the morning of June 12th, Jeff Bone and Jack Schroeder of LBBA led a community design charrette sponsored by the Claretian Associates focusing on a 5 block stretch of 92nd Street in South Chicago. The morning began with a brief overview presentation of the local context, neighborhood connections, and a few conceptual visual ideas…

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10th Ward Green Summit: Green Retrofit Charrette

As a part of this months 10th Ward 3rd annual Green Summit, on Saturday, May 15th, LBBA and energy consultant Jim Cavallo lead a Green Retrofit charrette sponsored by the Claretian Associates. The Green Summit’s mission statement is to offer area residents a coherent presentation of currently available green, eco-friendly and healthy initiatives designed to enhance…

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