Seems like Phoenix and Atlanta can only think of adding lanes - paving
over everything - as a way to deal with congestion. Doubt if they ever
heard of New Urbanism?
Staff writer Jerry W. Jackson gives us a glimpse into the coming decade's homebuilding trends in his February 9 Orlando Sentinel article. From his article we learn that the ballooning square footage trends we've seen over the past three decades will probably level off in years to come; however, such hi-tech ammenities as coffee centers and iris-scan security systems are on the rise. Green trends look promising too, as greater supply brings down prices.
Camden, New Jersey is the greatest challenge New Urbanism will ever face. Camden has the highest poverty rate in the nation. It's urban landscape is horribly bleak. Yet it arguably has the best undeveloped location assets in the country.
JACK JOHNSON COMPANY DESIGNS MAPLETON VILLAGE,
UTAH COUNTY’S FIRST TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD
PARK CITY, UTAH (November 23, 2006) – Jack Johnson Company, in conjunction with Presidio Capital LLC, is proud to announce Mapleton Village as one of Utah County’s new neighborhood additions, an impressive example of the increasing popularity of traditional neighborhood design in the United States.
As many of you have probably already faced the reality of stubborn utility companies unwilling to compromise on their design standards, we are constantly faced with trying to establish creative alternatives to overcoming this major hurdle in New Urbanism.
Charles backs plans to cull the cul-de-sac
Daily Telegraph, England
By Matthew Moore and PA
Last Updated: 2:32am GMT 12/02/2007
The 2007 Charter Awards were judged this February in scenic Pasadena, California. Amid beautiful surroundings, the jury got to work discussing and debating the entries for the awards.