Lawrence SmartCode Charrette,
HFA conducted pre-charrette stakeholder interviews to facilitate community
involvement to help shape the future of growth in Lawrence, Kansas. HFA also
organized the charrette logistics so the Charrette Team would be ready to customize
the SmartCode during the seven-day event. The Charrette targeted a variety of areas
in Lawrence, including the downtown, infill redevelopment areas, and greenfield
sites on the rural fringe.
HFA used a variety of tasks during the charrette, including a downtown retail frontage
quality assessment, and assisted with the retail analysis. By the completion of the
event, the PlaceMakers Charrette Team had developed a countywide comprehensive
In addition to developing and facilitating the public meetings and workshops, HFA
helped calibrate the Transect Zone metrics and prepared a Placemaking Element as
an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Lawrence.
Click here for the Lawrence SmartCode Charrette project sheet