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"Creating a Sense of Place" Design Charrette - March 5th!

Posted February 8, 2011 12:00 AM by Terrence Murphey     4 comments

Express Yourself Design Charrette

The City of Menlo Park and AIA San Mateo County
Invite you to join us in "Creating a Sense of Place"
Saturday, March 5th, 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM
10 Network Circle, Menlo Park (Former Sun Microsystems Campus)
For additional information about the event, contact:
David R. Johnson, City of Menlo Park Development Manager
drjohnson@menlopark.org or 650.330.6600
 

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  • 4 comments
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    From: Norma Lyle
    03/03/11 08:58 PM
    Willow bike paths
    Willow Road will need safe bike paths from Middlefield Road to the Bay access road near ex Sun property, especially crossing the 101 overpass. The Willow Road business areas will need a facelift as well as a clean up. The Willows area is in a great school district and would be a wonderful area for employees to commute. Perhaps the grocery store on Middlefield could be updated and become bike friendly.
    Could use more trees and green areas
    From: Bike Commuter
    03/03/11 05:39 PM
    Encourage Bicycle Computing
    Facebook's efficient use of buildings without offices or cubes will put more than twice as many people as Sun had in the same space. This will require pushing people to commute alternatives to avoid gridlock. Making Menlo Park and East Palo Alto bike friendly for commuters will be one the cheapest ways to minimize traffic impact.
    From: Pat Walker
    03/03/11 10:48 AM
    Emphasize Wetlands Protection
    A "sense of place" should include a sense of the historic wetlands in this area with an eye towards expanding and restoring wetlands for their own intrinsic habitat value and for protection against potential sea level rise.
    From: John Stewart
    02/15/11 09:49 PM
    Design Charrette
    This Charrette is for volunteer designers (Architects, Intern Architects, Landscape Architects, Artists, Planners, etc) to participate on a team to redesign the Willow /Bayfront Expressway area around the new Facebook Campus. To get signed up for a team, contact John Stewart at stewartassocaia@aol.com hope to see you all there! It's going to be the Grand Daddy of all Charrettes.

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