From Beaches to Pine Barrens, a Study Puts Values on New Jersey’s Natural Assets NY Times, Monday, May 21Submitted by Michael McAteer on Mon, 05/21/2007 - 10:51am
By PAM BELLUCK, NY TIMES MONDAY, MAY 21,2007
The report, by economists commissioned by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, tries to put a dollar value on the state’s natural resources, from the Jersey Shore to the Kittatinny Mountains, to places like, well, Weehawken.
Saturday sessions at the 15th annual CNU Congress kicked off with the morning plenary presentation of the much-admired Swedish architect Kjell Forshed, who contributed so much to the design of the cri
On Sunday, the last few panelists focused in varying degrees on environmental issues.
That surely gets the prize for the most provocative session title at CNU XV.
A busy Friday at the 15th annual CNU Congress was sandwiched between two popular plenary sessions. Peter Calthorpe’s evening presentation updated arguments for regional visioning.
Some photos from the 2007 Charter Awards ceremony on Friday.
What a surprise. It turns out that from a New Urbanist perspective, there is something worse than the cul-de-sac subdivision that leaves all its inhabitants dependent on their cars.
Robert A.M. Stern, Architect, Teacher, Writer and Dean of the Yale School of Architecture Honors Camden NJSubmitted by Michael McAteer on Sat, 05/19/2007 - 10:40pm
The plenary session Saturday night was devoted to national politics, both British and American.
For most of Saturday morning and early afternoon I was at historic Mikveh Israel synagogue (www.mikvehisrael.org), site of America's second oldest (I think) Jewish congregation- so I missed more CNU s