New Urbanism

CNU XVI – Conservatives & the New Urbanism: Can’t we all get along?

I went to watch fireworks, maybe even fisticuffs, but instead a group hug broke out. ... read more »

John Norquist, Hank Ditmar preview CNU XVI themes

Austin welcomes the 16th annual CNU Congress to town. And it seems the timing couldn't be better, both for Austin and for the big themes in sustainability. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

New Urbanism Growing in St. Louis Region

Though it took some time to get going, New Urbanist projects in the sprawling metropolitan St. Louis are slowly densifying the area and lessening automobile-dependence. A St. ... read more »

CBS News Article on The Kentlands

CBS News recently did a feature on New Urbanist communities - focusing particuarly on The Kentlands in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Witold Rybczynski discuss why people want to live in convenient, pedestrian-friendly communities. ... read more »

Soak up the sameness: They call them "New Urbanism," even though these developments are rarely new or urban.

Monica Yant Kinney | You'll recognize this 'new' place By Monica Yant Kinney June 1, 2007 Inquirer Columnist Inquirer reporter offers something for all of us to think seriously about: NU "sameness" supplanting "placemaking." "I snicker, but I've spent a considerable amount of time and cash at what -... read more »

Session: The Other Illness

For many CNUers, the Congress is a time to rendezvous with like-minded people, inspire each other, catch up on news, and feel motivated by how much the New Urbanist movement has accomplished. ... read more »

UTAH COUNTY’S FIRST TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD

JACK JOHNSON COMPANY DESIGNS MAPLETON VILLAGE, UTAH COUNTY’S FIRST TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD PARK CITY, UTAH (November 23, 2006) – Jack Johnson Company, in conjunction with Presidio Capital LLC, is proud to announce Mapleton Village as one of Utah County’s new neighborhood additions, an impress... read more »

Is Martha serious about building New Urbanism?

Martha Stewart and KB Homes are making a big PR push in which they're branding their new Avellino Development as New Urbanism. And the fruits of this push are showing up all over the media (such as here and here). ... read more »

USA Today - 'New Urbanism' Embraces Latinos

Hispanics are the largest minority group in the U.S.A. In California, where Hispanics are projected to be the majority by 2050, areas like Santa Ana are embracing "new urbanism" development techniques. Movements have been made back to communities mimicking the traditional plaza as Hispanics contin... read more »