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Video perspectives: Marianne Cusato

Designer Marianne Cusato, part of the original architectural team at the Mississippi Renewal Forum, is known for her design of the first prototype Katrina Cottage.

Video perspective: Emily Talen on affordability

Arizona State University professor Emily Talen, who heads CNU's affordability initiative, talks about the challenges of creating quality housing, neighborhoods, and communities that are also affordab

Video perspectives: Michael O'Neal, AARP

The founding principles and evolving practices of New Urbanism are connecting more often these days with the principles and practices of other community-focused organizations.

CNUXVI Video Perspectives: Ray Gindroz, Jennifer Hurley, Daniel Slone

Incoming CNU Board Chair Ray Gindroz talks about the path ahead for the Congress for the New Urbanism:

A Meeting of the Minds on Accessibility?

CNU may soon be launching a new initiative if a show-of-hands vote taken during one of the Saturday afternoon breakout sessions is any indication.

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