CNU Salons

Canons for Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism on line at cnu.org/canons

Elizabeth Moule, Stefanos Polyzoides and I
presented a document at the Green Council that was intended to serve
as a lesser companion to the Charter in the area of green urbanism and

Follow CNU XVI as It Happens at the Congress Blog

Regardless of whether you're attending CNU XVI or not, you can follow along by checking the live Congress

DPZ Receives Green Award from USGBC Charlotte Chapter and Charlotte Business Journal

It's great to see our members getting well-deserved recognition for their great work:

New Urbanism could be NE Illinois' guiding philosophy ... if you act now

As CNU XVI: New Urbanism and the Booming Metropolis draws nigh, an opportunity to help make big plans drops into the laps of Chicago-area new urbanists.

Sustainable Urbanism: Stapleton, CO Featured in WSJ

Shelly Banjo's piece in the Wall Street Journal focuses on new communities that strive to be 'green' and reduce sprawl.

Vancouver going back to the future to finance transit lines

The newly reconstituted transit authority in Vancouver is looking to transit-oriented development to play a large role in paying its bills going forward.

CNUXVI to offer more AIA, AICP, and ASLA credits than ever before

Architects, planners, and landscapers, rejoice!

Big Dig's Big Bad Example

Noah Bierman, in the Boston Globe piece, 'No Big Dig Copycats' notes that the $15 billion dollar tunnel

Summer getaways featuring New Urbanism

Two articles in the "Escapes" section of Friday's New York Times highlight beach resorts where New Urbanism is credited with helping to create less hectic, less car dependent places.

Another cost of car dependency

A recent AAA study on the costs of car accidents lists the areas with the highest accident costs per capita. (See http://planetizen.com/node/30024 )