NEW URBANISM 101: INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLES OF NEW URBANISM

Description: 

This in-depth primer on the history, principles, and concepts of New Urbanism will provide Congress attendees the opportunity to hear Andrés Duany and other founding members of the movement discuss why New Urbanism works. The daylong course provides an illustrated introduction and a foundation in key concepts such as conventional vs. traditional development, the Charter, why transportation planning matters, and theory vs. practice. Attend this session and you will walk away with an excellent understanding of what makes a great place and why!

Presenters:

  • Andrés Duany, Principal, Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company
  • Jeff B. Speck, AICP LEED-AP, SPECK & ASSOCIATES LLC
  • Emily Talen, PhD AICP, Professor, School of Geographical Sciences, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University
  • Peter Swift, Owner, Swift and Associates

Slideshow by Emily Talen: