CNU Salons

The Gourds

Last night one of my favorite bands graced us with their music at the CNU Dinner.

Take a look at China

It is an article of faith among some defenders of the sprawl status quo that China is inevitably trending towards sprawl (thus allegedly proving that the human desire for sprawl is universal).

NCI Charrettes: Bill Lennertz

The National Charrette Institute's Bill Lennertz explains how the collaborative decision-making process of a charrette contributes to New Urbanist approaches:

Video perspectives: Marianne Cusato

Designer Marianne Cusato, part of the original architectural team at the Mississippi Renewal Forum, is known for her design of the first prototype Katrina Cottage.

Video perspective: Emily Talen on affordability

Arizona State University professor Emily Talen, who heads CNU's affordability initiative, talks about the challenges of creating quality housing, neighborhoods, and communities that are also affordab

Video perspectives: Michael O'Neal, AARP

The founding principles and evolving practices of New Urbanism are connecting more often these days with the principles and practices of other community-focused organizations.

CNUXVI Video Perspectives: Ray Gindroz, Jennifer Hurley, Daniel Slone

Incoming CNU Board Chair Ray Gindroz talks about the path ahead for the Congress for the New Urbanism:

A Meeting of the Minds on Accessibility?

CNU may soon be launching a new initiative if a show-of-hands vote taken during one of the Saturday afternoon breakout sessions is any indication.

CNU XVI – Lessons from Booming Regions

My aunt and uncle have lived in Austin for decades. I remember visiting them here once when I was 12, I think, but my memories of the physical city are nonexistent.