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Owners Program Requirement

1m 10s

Paul Bierman-Lytle, a professor at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, walks us through the Dandelion Fountain Enclosure Project his 3rd year Architecture students are working on.  The goal of the project was to provide an enclosure for the notable Dandelion Fountain, as well as optimize the views in the park.  He discusses the site and climate constraints as well as the historical and economic value of the site.

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One of the assignments the students currently have right now is to develop what we call the OPR, the Owner's Program Requirement. The Owner's Program Requirement is really essential because the client is the number one priority for the project. An architect could go and design something in their own design concepts, but if you're not really focusing on what the client wants at the end of the day, then I think there's been a disservice to the project.

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