Environment

Pope Francis' Laudato Si and New Urbanism

In case you all haven't read it already, Pope Francis' Laudato Si released this week talks very directly on many New Urbanist themes, taken almost directly from the Charter. If anyone is interested in getting together and talking about this document in more detail, please let me know. ... read more »

Chicago Green Roofs and Energy Consumption

  Author Noah P. Boggess is a Master of Art's student in Sustainable Urban Development at DePaul University, in Chicago, Illinois. In June, he will be joining CNU as a Transportation Summitt Project Assistant.  For inquiries on his research, contact Noah P. Boggess at npboggess@gmail.com ... read more »

Proteus - New Urbanism Ideas From and For the Middle East

What could possibly have taken me to Salt Lake City (SLC) in Utah, United States? Shock put to rest: it was the 21st Congress for New Urbanism (CNU 21), which was held there from May 28th till June 1st. Dozens of experts in and even just supporters (like yours truly) of New Urbanism gathered in such... read more »

Rainwater-in-Context: An Interview with Paul Crabtree and Lisa Nisenson

CNU’s Erika Strauss recently interviewed Paul Crabtree and Lisa Nisenson, leaders of CNU’s Rainwater-in-Context Initiative, to catch up after CNU21 and hear what they have to say about the recent developments in the delayed EPA stormwater regulations.   Erika Strauss (ES): I know you’ve b... read more »

Building Momentum for Bicycling in New Orleans

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With the Environment in Mind: Planting Guides

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Nature & Urbanism: City Creek Center as Biodiversity Engine?

Nature & Urbanism: City Creek Center as Biodiversity Engine? Please read and post comments on my blogs original site as well. There I have more design tools to create a better format. Thanks! ... read more »

The Indispensable Greenery of Astana, Kazakhstan

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