Below are a few examples of the Creative Assistance work we have done in collaboration with parks. Creative Assistance often takes the form of phone calls, informal conversations, and meetings. It can also consist of larger analyses, processes, design advocacy, and investigations.

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JOSHUA TREE Cottonwood Visitor Center Design Development Guidelines

Joshua Tree National Park is currently in the design phase for a new visitor center at it's historic Mission 66 Cottonwood District. JT Lab was asked to collaborate with park staff in analyzing the existing historic district and producing a set of guidelines for design architects to follow in order to maintain the minimal, midcentury modern character of this remote desert outpost.

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ROSIE THE RIVETER WWII HOME FRONT LGBTQ THEMATIC STUDY

In keeping with the National Park Service’s 2016 LGBTQ Theme Study and ongoing efforts to identify and interpret LGBTQ histories associated with national park sites, Rosie the Riveter identified the need to investigate its own connection to this history. JT Lab has assisted the park in conducting initial research and determining the significance of the WWII home front to the wider history of LGBTQ life in America.

 

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