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  • n. Plural form of charette, an alternative spelling of charet.


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  • "charettes" - meetings with architects and theme park designers, whom he liked because they were "so brutally honest."

    Signal vs. Noise

  • But most likely we will have 400 charettes on our criteria, spend two years talking, implement a dramatic pilot program limited to 3 projects a year, while all over the world people ahve already figured this out and we're too self absorbed and fiercely independent to just learn what works and copy it.

    Ugly Townhouses and Apartment Buildings, begone! « PubliCola

  • We need to hold charettes to discuss the gangsta's.

    Portland gangster hit in broad daylight (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • In the USA, both the Londonderry Eco-Industrial Park in New Hampshire and the Sustainable Industry Park in Cape Charles, Virginia, assembled many diverse stakeholders and then conducted design charettes to seek input about what an eco-industrial project should look like in the local context.

    Industrial symbiosis

  • His opinion of architects dropped further below zero every time Richard deployed his architectural vocabulary: muntons, rabetting, charettes.

    Danielle Crittenden: The Reno: I Like How He Wields a Sledgehammer

  • They loved the questions he asked at the charettes: "Now how are them cows gon get to water, you got the creek fenced off."

    Bailey White: 'What Would They Say in Birmingham?'

  • Competitions and charettes and forums and of course the notorious celebrity rescue squads.


  • The roadways themselves are good enough; it is the abnormal and the peculiar nature of the traffic that makes them so disagreeable; great hooting tramways, _charettes_ loaded with all the products of the earth and the hands of man, and drawn by long tandem lines, three, four, five, and even six horses to a single cart.

    The Automobilist Abroad

  • Strange-looking _charettes_, driven by thin men in cocked hats, -- the window-shutters turned out to the streets and painted by way of signs with various commodities.

    The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth, Volume 1

  • Nesler: RMI brought the whole-building design expertise, and used creative; charettes (project meetings) involving Johnson Controls and other partners.

    CSE - Top Articles


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