CNU Salons

CNU 18 Academic Papers Now Online

A huge thank you to everyone who participated, attended, spoke, and organized sessions at CNU 18: "Rx for Healthy Places" in Atlanta, GA.

David Byrne on New Urbanism, Burning Down of Houses at CNU 18

After publishing his book Bicycle Diaries, David Byrne pushed for two-wheeled transportation at CNU 18.

New Urbanism for the Apocalypse

Has the New Urbanism outlived its original purpose? The movement's charismatic founder, Andrés Duany, seems to think so.

Peter Calthorpe's Vision for California: Save the Cities, Save the World

Beyond addressing the "lack of community soul" in the typical sprawl-filled suburban American town, Calthorpe addressed the environmental benefits of new urbanist development at CNU18.

HUD Announces the End of Urban Sprawl as We Know It, New Urbanists Feel Fine

Shaun Donovan's speech at CNU18 addressed environmental and economic policy issues.

Learning from CNU 18: HUD Sec. Shaun Donovan Speaks

This year's conference gathered more attention when HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan contacted our office to announce his attendance at CNU 18 in Atlanta.

Three Powerful Voices: Reed, Kunstler and Duany

Three Powerful Voices: Reed, Kunstler and Duany discuss the heart of the
financial collapse and the power of regenerative urban design to lead the

Younger Americans ditching driving?!

We’ve long wondered whether anything short of James Howard Kunstler’s worst nightmare predictions for the Long Emergency will ever dethrone the Almighty Car.

The Power of Intersection Density

Intersection density makes surprising news in a study by the formidable academic duo of Reid Ewing and Robert Cervero.

CNU18: “Advancing Federal Policy and the Sustainable Communities Partnership”

At a panel discussion on “Advancing Federal Policy and the Sustainable Communities Partnership” at CNU18 in Atlanta, federal officials observed that $3 billion in competitive federal grants “in