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).
The National Charrette Institute's Bill Lennertz explains how the collaborative decision-making process of a charrette contributes to New Urbanist approaches:
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.
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
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.
Incoming CNU Board Chair Ray Gindroz talks about the path ahead for the Congress for the New Urbanism:
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.
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.
A lot of dark clouds hang over the real estate market right now. But for astute New Urbanists, there's an abundance of silver linings too.
University of Miami School of Architecture Dean Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk talks about new challenges for New Urbanist design and designers in the city core: