Recreation planners and designers are often called upon to produce and coordinate multifaceted teams to deliver complex planning work into concise, accessible guidelines and planning documents. Organizing a clear, strategic process directly impacts a team's ability to effectively communicate analysis, process, and recommendations. This session discusses how recreation professionals should think about the project management approach in order to capture comprehensive project analysis and metrics research into written project documentation to narrate a compelling document.
1. Identify how to establish project expectations for analysis and documentation, and how to most appropriately scope a project that requires project documentation.
2. Learn how to use standards and best practices for documenting research, analysis and design solutions in guidelines and plans in order to reduce scheduling and budget delays.
3. Learn how recreation planners and designers can improve their ability to capture analysis, process, and recommendations in the written form.
4. Learn how to navigate the review and editing process.
Stephanie Grigsby, a principal of Design Workshop, has been practicing landscape architecture and recreation planning since 2000. As a certified planner she addresses both large, complex recreation projects as well as detailed design. She employs a comprehensive approach that is scalable to meet individual project needs and is able to synthesize a broad range of information to develop innovative solutions that can be easily understood and implemented. Author of numerous project documents, Stephanie’s award-winning work with the Nevada DOT set the standard for addressing aesthetics and the environment along highway corridors.