CNU Salons

Sprawl's share of new US housing starts has declined dramatically, says EPA

A new report from the US Environmental Protection Agency documents a dramatic shift in the pattern of new development

Serenbe agri-village: green, charming and rural.. or is that exurban?

A travel feature in the Sunday NYT on Serenbe not only caught the attention of new urbanists -- it's currently the Times third

Philly: Mayor Nutter proceeds with waterfront plan

By Inga Saffron Inquirer Architecture Critic

Transportation for America Launches Campaign Platform

Now that the stimulus bill is law, it's time to move beyond the shovel-ready and start thinking big, bold, and transformational.

Moule & Polyzoides Receives 2009 Outstanding Architect Award

The Los Angeles Business Journal has honored Moule & Polyzoides with its prestigious annual Outsta

Towards a Functional Classification Replacement

The essay "Towards a Functional Classification Replacement" is online in three parts at the Ped Shed blog.

New NRDC site features visions of urbanism across the country

Last month, NRDC launched an interactive web site featuring transformative visions of how smart growth development could be implemented across the country.

Urban churches foster a sense of community

In Texas newsmagazine The Baptist Standard, reporter Robert Dilday discusses how churches are beginning to take advantage of the qualities of New Urbanism.

What if Jane Jacobs had directed "Slumdog"?

Is the slum in the title of the wildly popular Oscar contender Slumdog Millionaire a fetid, altogether inhospitable place that any reasonable person would try desperately to escape?