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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.

John Norquist, Hank Ditmar preview CNU XVI themes

Austin welcomes the 16th annual CNU Congress to town. And it seems the timing couldn't be better, both for Austin and for the big themes in sustainability.

CNU XVI – Retail Recipes: Finding what sells

We’ve all seen the pretty pictures and heard the gushing stories about wonderful New Urbanist communities.

All Aboard: Streetcars a good fit for New Urbanism

Streetcars aren’t means of moving people as much as they’re tools to leverage good urbanism and help preserve the city’s existing urban form.

CNU XVI - Wednesday Plenary: Warnings and Honors

Austin Mayor Will Wynn has a problem standing still, in real life and on the issue of climate change.

CNU NextGen: The congress before the Congress

CNU XVI opened officially on Wednesday night, and things really kick into high gear on Thursday, but a dedicated and diverse group of planners,