CNU Salons

Let's lead the paradigm shift in landscape design and bring back ecosystem services

I rode my bike the few blocks down SW 10th Street in Portland to the Pearl District to take in the excitement of First Thursday gallery openings on a warm summer evening.

Learning From Denver: More Insights from CNU 17

Here's the second of two Austin Chronicle columns on CNU 17:

Developing Stories: Learning From Denver
BY KATHERINE GREGOR
More insights from CNU 17

"Shrinking Cities": Let's Be Careful What We Wish For

Readers of a certain age will remember Joni's Mitchell's iconic anthem "Woodstock," celebrating the famous 1969 music festival (which, incidentally, she did not attend, but I digress).

Tax greenfield development, subsidize infill

I recently ran across a terrific post on T. Caine's sustainability blog Intercon extolling climate change policy to get on the smart growth bandwagon.

Compact, Climate-Friendly, Competitive: Coverage from Austin Chronicle

To restart the economy while saving the planet, the Congress for the New Urbanism advocates traditional neighborhoods for all

BY KATHERINE GREGOR

CNU 17: the reviews roll in (and so do the presentations)

CNU's annual Congress proved to be just what the real estate, planning, and development fields needed — and what the journalists and bloggers who cover those fields were asking for too.

NY Times: Atlanta becoming the first major city to knock down all it's Public Housing. Concentrating poverty very destructive."

Atlanta is nearing a very different record: becoming the first major city to knock them ( Public Housing )all down.

New numbers prove smart growth reduces CO2, cost-effectively

For the most part, the climate change establishment - whether in government, industry, or the environmental community - has ignored the potential of land use strategies to provide significant reductio

Camden's riverfront prison yields to redevelopment. 6/18 Update. Officially empty. Last Inmate Gone

Camden's Riverfront State Prison,as of yesterday, had exactly 30 inmates - down from 1,100 last year. In January, Gov.