CNU XIV

Providence, Rhode Island, June 1-4, 2006
Providence, Rhode Island, June 1-4, 2006

Saturday Night Assembly

Description:  Sustainable Development: An International Perspective The Right Honorable John Prescott, the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, leads off the evening plenary. During the last 9 years as Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Prescott has ... read more »

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Whatever Happened to Modernity?

Description:  Plenary address by Daniel Solomon, FAIA, to CNU XIV in Providence, R.I. We also have a slideshow (PDF 30MB) and a movie available (each part is 30-40MB): Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 ... read more »

Closing Assembly with Léon Krier

Description:  6/4/06 10:00am-12:30pm CNU Update: A Historic Year and a Vision for the Future Hank Dittmar, Chair of the Board, and John Norquist, President and CEO, will report back on activity from the Councils and discuss recent victories, charte... read more »

Urbanism at the Tipping Point: Perspectives from ULI and CNU

Description:  6/2/06 2006, 5:15pm-6:30pm Marilyn Jordan Taylor will explore how ULI, the nation's largest developers’ organization, is responding to the expanding market for urbanism. ULI is deepening its understanding of ways to increase and lev... read more »

The New Urbanism and the Bottom Line: Talk Show with Top Developers

Description:  6/2/06 8:30am-9:45am Do the principles of the New Urbanism represent a development advantage or burden? Listen in as three accomplished developers -- with extensive experience in large-scale income-properties, master-planned communiti... read more »

Reviewing New Urbanism in Australia and New Zealand

Description:  6/3/06 2006, 2:30pm-3:30pm Leading urbanists from Australia and New Zealand will provide an overview of new urbanist projects down under and the Australian Congress for New Urbanism, and will showcase projects and approaches which hav... read more »

On Certification

Description:  6/3/06 2:30pm-3:30pm The debut of LEED-ND will create a certification and rating scheme for at least some New Urbanist projects, offering a template and trial for CNU to use when considering its own certification regime. This session ... read more »

Allied Organizations

Description:  6/3/06 2:30pm-3:30pm Find out more about the constellation of organizations outside CNU that support New Urbanism around the world. Representatives from the Council for European Urbanism, the Institute for Classical Architecture &... read more »

Reviewing Canadian New Urbanism

Description:  6/3/06 11:30am-12:30pm New Urbanism has influenced the design of many new communities in Canada, which has reinterpreted New Urbanism to address particular social, climatic, and legal conditions. Leading urbanists from Canada will dis... read more »

Back to Boulevards

Description:  6/2/06 4:00pm-5:00pm Surface streets have replaced freeways in San Francisco,New York, Portland, and Milwaukee. Now Buffalo, Louisville, and Seattle are all contemplating what to do with crumbling urban freeways that separate their do... read more »