"... they provided excellent drawings during the workshop that depicted the schematic relationships of all recommended components and general character of the project and its architecture ... these were well received by all of the participants ..." - Terry Van Gorder, President, Knotts Berry Farm, Anaheim, CA
"a Charrette ... is a powerful function-oriented, systematic team approach to problem solving that can reduce costs while maintaining or improving performance and quality requirements ..."
"Collaborative planning workshops are organized to encourage the participation of all. That includes everyone who is interested in the making of a development: the developer, business interests, government officials, interested residents, and activists."
"Building owners, architects, and engineers can use the collaborative planning workshop process to save time and money by identifying and solving design problems before design and construction begin. a charrette is an intensive workshop in which various stakeholders and experts are brought together to address a particular design project."