CNU XIV

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

How the Charter Awards Were Won

Description:  6/2/06 2:30pm-3:30pm The Charter Awards have showcased the breadth and depth of new urbanist achievement for six years. At this meeting, past Charter Award jury chairs will discuss lessons learned over the years, including the advanci... read more »

The State of Mass Transit in Rhode Island

Description:  6/2/06 11:30am-12:30pm As the development scene in Rhode Island continues to heat up, many levels of state and local government are looking to see how the transit system can be tailored to provide the most effective connections between... read more »

LEED-ND Working Session

Description:  6/2/06 9:00am-12:00pm CNU is partnering with the Natural Resources Defense Council and the U.S. Green Building Council to certify neighborhood development projects within the LEED® rating system. LEED-ND is now approaching the pilot ... read more »

The Next Generation of New Urbanists 3

Description:  5/31/06 9:30am-5:30pm The third annual Next Generation Congress is a one-day meeting that will focus on emerging developers. As CNU XIV focuses on implementation, the Next Generation of New Urbanists will explore the intricacies of poli... read more »

The Dilemma of Male Space

Description:  6/2/06 4:00pm-5:00pm Family rooms instead of dens. Clean garages. Women in cigar bars and boxing clubs. American females have commandeered, or at least infiltrated, nearly every part of the private and public realm. After the terrible c... read more »

New Life for Dead Malls: Converting Greyfields to Mixed-Use Town Centers

Description:  6/2/06 4:00pm-5:00pm While greyfield malls can act as a blight on a community, they also have great potential to be repositioned as valuable mixed-use developments. This session will build on CNU's greyfields study, examining the opport... read more »

Guilds: Building and Design

Description:  6/2/06 4:00pm-5:00pm This session will explain how guilds can help developers live up to the expectations created by the beautiful watercolor renderings generated at planning charrettes. Learn how the New Urban Guild is bringing togeth... read more »

We Got It! Implementing LEED-ND

Description:  6/3/06 4:00pm-5:00pm LEED for Neighborhood Developments is part of the natural evolution of the green building movement, expanding sustainability standards to the scale of the neighborhood. While current green building standards often f... read more »

Learning to Love Density

Description:  6/3/06 4:00pm-5:00pm Density is the key to creating vibrant, walkable communities. However, building with density has become a challenge to both the developer and designer. To successfully permit and construct a project with higher dens... read more »

Jobs We Shouldn't Have Taken

Description:  6/3/06 4:00pm-5:00pm At the beginning of a project, developer and designer may view it with rose-colored glasses. They see great potential but ignore the danger signs lurking beneath the surface, such as optimistic cost projections, a d... read more »