Program: Provides urban planning and design assistance to communities through a participatory public decision-making process that brings organizational representatives, community officials and concerned citizens together with professional designers. Process culminates in an intensive visioning workshop or “charrette” to help all parties visualize the possibilities suggested by community development initiatives.
Sponsor/Provider: Iowa Architectural Foundation
Estimated Fee: $5,000 to cover design team expenses plus local in-kind services solicited (meeting space, housing, meals, some materials). Cost covers variable expenses to the foundation, practitioners’ time is pro bono.
Availability: Five per year
Delivery Schedule: Preparation time of one to two months; visioning workshop (charrette) two-three days
For more information contact
Iowa Architectural Foundation Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
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