Blogs

CNU XVI – Lessons from Booming Regions

My aunt and uncle have lived in Austin for decades. I remember visiting them here once when I was 12, I think, but my memories of the physical city are nonexistent.

New Urbanists' Competitive Advantage in a Tough Market

A lot of dark clouds hang over the real estate market right now. But for astute New Urbanists, there's an abundance of silver linings too.

Video voices: Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Steve Mouzon, Sinclair Black

University of Miami School of Architecture Dean Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk talks about new challenges for New Urbanist design and designers in the city core:

CNU XVI – Robert Caro on Robert Moses

Last year several New York museums and institutions put together a retrospective on the career of Robert Moses.

CNU/ITE manual is a map through paradigm shift

Friday’s concurrent session, CNU and the ITE Manual, asked a simple question: Can new urbanists work with engineers to

The Mystique of Technique and Other Tales of the Transect

The "Mystique of Technique" and Other Tales of the Transect

Jottings from the session with Andrés Duany on "Green Solutions Along the Transect":

Conservatives and the New Urbanism

The Congress for the New Urbanism isn't a political organization in the same sense as that other Congress, the one whose headquarters are in Washington instead of Chicago.

Mueller Takes Off: New Life for Austin’s Old Airport

A busload of CNU attendees headed out Thursday morning to see Mueller, the New Urbanist redevelopment of Austin's former municipal airport.

Narrow Streets and the Fire Truck: Workshop reveals common ground

When you dial 911, you don’t really care how the emergency responders reach you, so long as they do.

CNU XVI – Conservatives & the New Urbanism: Can’t we all get along?

I went to watch fireworks, maybe even fisticuffs, but instead a group hug broke out.