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Envisioning Community: New Tools for Planning & Place-Making

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    Message 1 of 1 , May 14, 2004

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Borrelli, Juan
      > Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 11:27 AM
      > To: #PlanningPO
      > Subject: Envisioning Community: New Tools for Planning & Place-Making
      > Envisioning Community
      > New Tools For Planning and Place-Making
      > Wednesday, May 19th, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
      > (Refreshments at 6:30 pm, Presentation at 7:00 pm)
      > MetroCenter Auditorium, 101 Eighth Street, Oakland
      > directly across from the Lake Merritt BART station
      > FREE !!! Space is Limited. Please RSVP to Christina Ratcliffe, AICP at
      > Cratcliffe@...
      > or call 510-272-4491 x 205
      > Please join us for an evening of socializing, presentation and discussion.
      > The topic will be state-of-the-art planning, urban design and
      > architecture, and associated simulation and visualization tools.
      You will
      > leave with a greater understanding of the challenges, the benefits, and
      > how to best use these tools in your private or public planning practice.
      > The maturing set of planning information and design technologies can now
      > deliver more on their promise - better information to support better
      > decisions to create better buildings and places (vibrant neighborhoods,
      > districts, cities and regions).
      > Yet, do we fully understand their power and potential yet? Are they
      > standard practice yet? We will focus on two sets of tools: (a) interactive
      > GIS map and modeling tools that automate GIS work, provide quick access to
      > information, and empower spatially-based queries that illuminate patterns
      > and solutions unavailable otherwise; and (b) 3-D visualization tools that
      > simulate urban and architectural design proposals for easier, quicker and
      > more powerful understanding and assessment.
      Please join us and contribute
      > to the dialogue.
      > Agenda and Presenters:
      > The Challenge, The Promise, and the Case of San Francisco - Scott T.
      > Edmondson, AICP, Planner, City and County of San Francisco
      > Crafting Strategic Solutions - Dena Belzer, Principal, Strategic Economics
      > Developing Web-Based Interactive GIS Tools - Cheryl Parker, Principal, The
      > Urban Explorer
      > Employing 3-D Visualization - Hartmut Gerdes, AICP, Assoc. AIA, Principal,
      > Square One Productions

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