Athena Award

Saturday Morning Plenary with HRH Prince of Wales and Peter Calthorpe

Description:  CNU members were treated to a special video message from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, who has been a leading figure in promoting sustainable building through the practice of traditional architecture and urbanism. The Prince r... read more »

Friday Evening Plenary with Robert Caro and the Athena Award Presentation for Allan Jacobs

Description:  Gigantism: Threat to Urbanism There are few better to speak on counterproductive interventions in the American City than Robert Caro. As Lyndon Johnson’s preeminent biographer he is no stranger to Austin or urbanism. His Pulitzer Priz... read more »

Friday Evening Plenary; Regionalism: the Third Layer of New Urbanism*

Description:  Sam Sherman, partner, New Urban Ventures, will introduce Hon. Edward G. Rendell, Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Governor Rendell will speak about reinventing in our urban centers, the importance of funding mass transit, and his... read more »