Published on September 24, 2019
The City of Fort St. John in British Columbia, Canada, like many communities, has struggled with downtown revitalization. In 2015, the City Council adopted the Fort St. John Downtown Action Plan, an ambitious plan to revitalize it’s downtown.
Published on September 18, 2019
Smith, associate managing director and a senior mediator at the Consensus Building Institute will present on “Building Consensus through Collaboration in Difficult Settings and Diverse Communities.”
Published on August 15, 2019
NCI was awarded an opportunity to work with the National Recreation and Parks Association to develop curriculum for parks and recreation professionals that ties in elements of diversity, equity and inclusion, in part through building trust.
Published on June 18, 2019
The Congress for New Urbanism hosted their annual conference, CNU 27.Louisville, June 12-15, 2019, in Kentucky.
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.