Catherine Peek

Inside DC’s Design Charette for Teens

During week two of the teen design charette for Washington DC’s 11th Street recreational bridge, students learned the history of the project and began sketching/modeling.

During week two of the teen design charette for Washington DC’s 11th Street recreational bridge, students learned the history of the project and began sketching/modeling.

Two Week Charette: 1 of 2

On a steamy Monday morning in July, over a dozen high school and college students took their seats in a Washington DC gallery just half a block from the Anacostia River. They’re here to participate in a two week-urban design charette. Following a brief presentation the students launched into questions about the proposed transformation of an existing freeway bridge into…