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Top Ten Things You Will Learn at CNU 17 202 Sessions

In this economy, it pays to be prepared. CNU offers specific tools you won’t find anywhere else on the details of how to implement New Urbanism.

A Pictograph Tells a 1,000 words: CNU 17 inspired art from Léon Krier

Speaking at CNU 17 will be architect Leon Krier whose building and public space designs integrate vernacular architecture with human scale, and have made him a European innovator.

Hank Dittmar talks "Building Beautifully" in New Urbanism 202 course at CNU 17

Hank Dittmar thinks you should attend his New Urbanism 202 class, and he wants you to know why.

In the News: Once-bleak Glenwood becomes New Urbanist community

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution gives some love to Glenwood Park, a new urbanist brownfield redevelopment that won a Charter Award in 2003, offering perspectives from the residents as well as from CN

In the News: John Norquist says I-81 should be removed from downtown Syracuse

Interstate 81 in Syracuse, New York was the subject of a recent lecture as part of the Metropolitan Development Association's annual meeting.

The Stream of Consciousness

e2 is an ongoing PBS series about the economies of being environmentally conscious. e2 transport featured one on the freeway teardown in Seoul, South Korea.

Considering the role of density in smart growth and urbanism

Later this week, I am going to be participating with my friend David Dixon and marketing whiz Laurie Volk in a seminar on development density at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Archite

Virginia Connectivity Standards featured in CNU 17 program

There's been a lot of debate lately about the new Virginia Connectivity Standards are stirring up much debate.

Ellen Dunham-Jones speaks mall retrofits on NPR

To the tune of Robin Sparkles’ “Let’s Go to the Mall,” Ellen Dunham-Jones recently spoke abo

Prince's Foundation, Urban Design Associates win Scottish Planning Award

A plan for the sensitive growth of a Scottish village by The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Enviornment and partners, has won a prestigious “Scottish Award for Quality in Planning”.