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  • n. Alternative spelling of charrette.
  • n. Alternative spelling of charret.


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  • Town Planning and Urban Design Collaborative LLC will be the host of the charette, which is designed is to encourage open and meaningful dialogue in the form of intensive planning sessions, officials said.

    The Walton Tribune: News

  • The planning activity known as a charette was held by Newberry officials to give residents a glimpse of the potential future layout of the city and receive suggestions on how the city can improve traffic, preserve the downtown core and promote economic development.

    Local News from The Gainesville Sun

  • August planning competition, or "charette," sponsored by the Rice Design Alliance, an outreach of the Rice University School of Architecture. Chronicle

  • The city said in a press release that it is having design "charette," or brainstorm session. to discuss ideas for Dunleith.

    Greensboro Business News - Local Greensboro News | The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

  • To address Council's concern, City Staff, City Council members, adjacent property owners and Panattoni agreed to participate in the "charette" workshop approach with design teams from Panattoni and the City to work for two days to arrive at several mixed-use redevelopment options for the City Council to review and determine if it captures what they would like to see for the total redevelopment of the Mall area, including the possibility of incorporating the land north to Nelson and east of the Twin Peaks Mall.

    The Denver Newspaper Agency Stories

  • The Institute's Texas Chapter just completed such a charette and the winning house will be built as paradigm; the same exercise occurred nationally and in partnership with Los Angeles Habitat.

    Paul Gunther: Celebrating Habitat for Humanity's 35th Year (And Can Carter Ready Take Credit?)

  • Why do people writing this stuff feel the irresistable urge to use faux legalize that cannot be understood by anybody outside a charette?

    Saltzman's in on Paulson stadiums deal (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • You could even organize a weekend charette or a hydrologically-themed lecture (and film) series.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Once this had been established a design charette was held.

    Sustainability and Tradition « Stephen Rees's blog

  • The door rattled and in came a lady with a blue hue in her silver hair and a charette, one of those French carts with rollers beneath.

    Words in a French Life


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  • Penny was often "en charette," as they say in the business (meaning "in the cart"—in nineteenth-century Paris, a cart carried student architectural drawings on their way to be judged, and the students would sometimes jump on to make last-minute alterations; hence, meaning working up to the deadline, pulling an all-nighter.)

    Charles Rowan Beye, My Husband and My Wives: A Gay Man's Odyssey (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012), p. 167

    March 6, 2016