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Introduction to Charrettes

This course introduces the NCI System, a collaborative, design-based approach to public involvement.

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  • Duration 6 video lessons (54 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2016
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  • 1. Introduction (2 mins)
  • 2. What is an NCI Charrette? (6 mins)
  • 3. Values, Features, and Benefits (7 mins)
  • 4. Charrette Preparation (12 mins)
  • 5. The Charrette (17 mins)
  • 6. Design Thinking (8 mins)

Course Description

This course introduces the NCI System, a collaborative, design-based approach to public involvement. Topics covered include the biggest challenges to community planning, the origin of the charrette, and how to prepare for and conduct a charrette, as well as how to take a project through to adoption.

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  • Civic Engagement

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit.

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

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William Lennertz

William Lennertz

William Lennertz, AIA, is the Executive Director and lead trainer at the National Charrette Institute (NCI) in Portland, Oregon.

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