Sprinklers are the key to greater flexibility from the fire service, says Capt. Frank Kinnier, an assistant fire marshal with Chesterfield County (Va.) Fire & EMS.
NOTE: This is cross-posted as a reply to this post at The Overhead Wire blog.
Edward Glaeser of Harvard and Matt Kahn of UCLA have a new study out, showing that sprawling cities really do consume more energy and pollute more. Some of their conclusions:
Here's a series of clips from local Austin news outlets covering CNU XVI. Thanks "russrhea" for posting to YouTube!
A contentious debate is under way in my hometown, Evanston, Illinois, where developers James Klutznick and Tim Anderson propose building a new condominium tower downtown across Church Street from the
James Howard Kunstler, Author of "The Geography of Nowhere", Features Weekly on Talk Show
TROY, N.Y. -- One of the world's loudest and funniest critics of suburban sprawl is now podcasting.
NPR ran a great two-part report on the impact of driving on climate change.
At the final CNU XVI plenary, Chicago architect/planner Doug Farr introduced the 2030 Challenge.
Dhiru Thadani, CNU board member and principal in the Ayers/Saint/Gross architecture and planning firm, talks about his personal goals -- both for New Urbanism and for his work in India:
Interesting article in today's New York Times Magazine at