MSU Interior Design’s Linda Nubani leads efforts for 50th Annual Environmental Design Research Association Conference
Published on April 18, 2019
Linda Nubani, assistant professor of ID in the SPDC at MSU, was elected as chair-elect of Board of Directors of the Environmental Design Research Association. She was also elected as chair of the Conference Program Committee of its 50th Annual Conference.
Published on April 10, 2019
New economic development tool to impact Michigan communities through a federal tax incentive
National Charrette Institute and the Consensus Building Institute collaborate to prepare Lakewood, New Jersey to be charrette ready
Published on April 9, 2019
Training practitioners to get ready for a charrette is really important because ill preparation can lead to an unsuccessful charrette process, which not only wastes time and money, but erodes precious social capital.
Published on March 19, 2019
On Feb. 21-23, 2019, the National Charrette Institute partnered with the City of Lansing, the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction and MSU Extension on a mini-charrette to fight crime.
Published on February 19, 2019
Scheduling and conducting a charrette for the first time can feel overwhelming if you’re not sure where to start. It can also be daunting to write a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit proposals for a charrette process.
Published on February 12, 2019
The American Planning Association invited the National Charrette Institute at MSU to write about our charrette process for the Planning Advisory Service’s PAS Memo.
Published on January 8, 2019
2018 Year in Review for the National Charrette Institute.
Published on December 10, 2018
The Twin Cities Harbor conservancy invited Michigan Sea Grant and others to assist the communities with next steps. Partners developed a process based on NCI's Charrette System.
Published on November 7, 2018
NCI and MSU Extension partnered together to offer a training series throughout Michigan that aims to create more successful communities through NCI's placemaking process.
National Charrette Institute taught engagement strategies at Work in the Age of Intelligent Machines Workshop at Michigan State University
Published on October 9, 2018
NCI was asked to create and facilitate a series of interactions during a workshop designed to produce an agenda for research on the social, economic and policy implications of autonomous vehicles and to propose infrastructure to support that research.
Published on June 12, 2018
NCI's Holly Madill introduced undergraduate students to the four types of placemaking: Standard, tactical, creative and strategic in Urban & Regional Planning’s land use planning course.
NCI’s Holly Madill and MSUE’s Harmony Gmazel co-present session at Michigan Community Development Association Spring Technical Assistance Conference
Published on April 10, 2018
The Michigan Community Development Association hosted their Spring Technical Assistance Conference on March 14, 2018, in East Lansing, MI.
Faculty from SPDC and NCI conduct local workshop in Downers Grove, IL, with APA and FEMA to address disaster resilience
Published on March 14, 2018
Wayne Beyea, from SPDC and NCI; and Bill Lennertz, from NCI, facilitated a workshop for more than 70 participants on applying digital flood-mapping and risk assessment tools for the Village of Downers Grove, Illinois.
Published on February 13, 2018
In the Woodland County Fair Mall Retrofit Plan, a group of 20 architects, planners, engineers, attorneys and real estate professionals from all over California assembled for a 4.5 day, volunteer charrette commencing Sept. 29, 2017.
Published on January 9, 2018
Last year marked the successful transition of NCI to MSU—continuing NCI’s legacy of high-quality charrette trainings and consulting services. We are looking ahead to 2018 and beyond and making plans for a bright future.