CNU XIV

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

From Charrette to Implementation

Description:  6/2/06 11:30am-12:30pm This panel discussion focuses on taking projects from charrette to entitlement and beyond. Topics to discussed include charrette styles, urban design and coding methods, the importance of urban designers and archi... read more »

Getting Developers on Board Transit-Oriented Development

Description:  6/3/06 2:30pm-3:30pm The market for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) products has now been well established, a few hundred TOD projects have been built in recent years, and more and more developers understand that TOD can outperform t... read more »

Can New Urbanism Capture the Market for Modernism?

Description:  6/2/06 11:30am-12:30pm Despite the Charter's statement that the seamless linkage of buildings to their surroundings transcends issues of architectural style, there have been many debates about the role of modernism within new urbanism. ... read more »

Selling the New Urbanism: Marketing and Branding

Description:  6/3/06 11:30am-12:30pm The planners have planned it. The designers have designed it. The developer is building it, and now it's time to sell your product. This in-depth session will discuss the vital importance of brand development for ... read more »

Advancing Urbanism Through School Reform

Description:  6/2/06 11:30-12:30pm New urbanists have identified neighborhood diversity as an essential component of healthy communities and that it is much more likely to endure in urban settings with mixed uses, higher densities, transit, and an ab... read more »

Lessons from Poundbury

Description:  6/3/06 11:30am-12:30pm Just as Seaside has been an icon for New Urbanism, HRH, the Prince of Wales's own development at Poundbury, has served as a standard-bearer in the United Kingdom. Designed by Léon Krier, Poundbury pioneered the ... read more »

Infill Development

Description:  6/3/06 11:30am-12:30pm New Urbanism plays an important role in shaping infill development. Whether it is a single lot in an existing neighborhood or an entire block, these projects are crucial to the creation of great urban environment... read more »

Green Development: Why on Earth?

Description:  6/3/06 11:30am-12:30pm From a developer's point of view, why should anyone do green development? Many developers know that incorporating green is "the right thing to do." But given the often higher up-front costs of green planning and d... read more »

Unfoldings: The Building Blocks of Living Neighborhoods

Description:  6/2/06 10:00-11:00am Christopher Alexander's ideas and techniques have had a profound influence on architecture, building techniques, city planning and new urbanism. His purpose is to build beautiful, well-adapted living environments. F... read more »

Accessibility and Visitability in New Urbanist Dwellings

Description:  With an aging population and society's increased desire to "age in place," there is growing demand for accessible housing. New urbanists value diversity and community. Providing access in new development for a wider range of people will... read more »