Water in jail.
They call them “detention basins” for a reason.
William Penn, the Quaker who in 1682 established the new city of Philadelphia based on the concept of religious freedom, was no urbanist.
Welcome to Philadelphia!
This afternoon, Andres Duany spoke about the relationship between cities and suburbs.
What does this say about the importance of parking as an issue for New Urbanists?
Does New Urbanism have anything to contribute to national efforts to develop better housing for the less affluent?
John Ellis spoke this afternoon on sprawl-producing policies in China and India. Like America in 1900, China has historically suffered from overcrowding.
Now comes the hard part. Putting the new ITE/CNU manual into practice is where--forgive me--the rubber hits the road.
This morning, there was a great panel on expressways, focusing on the removal of riverfront expressways that cut off downtowns from rivers.
The CNU panel on comprehensive plans contained two very different perspectives: one on planning for a not-yet-built-out semirural area, and the other on planning for a big city.