FBC Building Types

Description:  Organizing a code around specific building types and their precise dimensional requirements is common in form-based codes, often in contrast to using measures such as FAR, height, and density. How does the use of building types work? Wh... read more »

Saturday Evening Plenary with Geoffrey Anderson

Description:  In this audio clip from the Saturday Evening Plenary, Geoffrey Anderson, the Executive Director of Smart Growth America, speaks profoundly on the importance of a policymaking campaign in reaching the goals of the New Urbanism and Smart ... read more »

Sunday Closing Plenary: The Green Agenda for CNU

Description:  It is becoming increasingly clear that our historic environmental predicament cannot be solved without a shift that makes walkable, sustainable New Urbanism the status quo. So how should CNU best enable this shift? In addressing this qu... read more »

The Providence Story

Description:  6/2/06 2:30pm-3:30pm Providence, CNU XIV's host city, has gained national acclaim as a model for downtown revitalization and smart infill development. Once a depressed, post-industrial city, Providence has uncovered rivers, moved railro... read more »

Saturday Evening Plenary*

Description:  Opening Welcome John Norquist, President and CEO of CNU, will introduce Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA), Chairman of the House Committee on Financial Services. Since the departure of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, no other member of e... read more »