LA Students and Alumni Participated in the Happy Hollow Park Charrette Event – HLA Happenings

LA Students and Alumni Participated in the Happy Hollow Park Charrette Event

On March 30, the West Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department, the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and the Department of Anthropology held the Happy Hollow Park Charrette Event. Members of the public were invited to bring their ideas and suggestions on improving Happy Hollow Park in West Lafayette. Aaron Thompson, LA Undergraduate students Kami Cai, Jitian Liao, and Jacob Battista, LA Graduate Student Pat Oelschlager, and LA alumni Megan Hedges (HLA, 2021 and current NPS LA Fellow), Brandon Schreeg (HLA, 2002), and Matt Luce (HLA, 2016) were on hand to sketch out ideas. The Journal and Courier and WLFI TV-18 covered the event.

Three women and a man discussing sketches

Megan Hedges, Kami Cai, Jitian Liao, and Matt Luce discuss some sketches based on residents’ ideas.

Professor and three young students looking over a map with suggestions on sticky notes

Kami Cai, Jitian Liao, Dr. Aaron Thompson, and Megan Hedges review residents’ suggestions for Happy Hollow Park.

Young woman sketching a design

Jitian Liao sketches a resident’s idea for a frisbee golf course at Happy Hollow Park.

Man sketching a design idea

Jacob Battista sketches a treehouse design based on a young resident’s idea for Happy Hollow Park.

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