Environment

Imprint anything but Light at New Initiatives Forum

Tom Low kicked off the New Initiatives Forum today with a newly emerging idea that is quickly gaining traction within the movement--Light Imprint New Urbanism or LINU. ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 2: birdies

I walked from South Philly to the Lowes, and the one noise that really grabbed me was: the birds. ... read more »

Green Building and New Development in Seattle Neighborhood

A new two-part E&E story discusses the partnerhsip between the U.S. Green Building Council, Seattle Housing Authority, and New Urbanists to rebuild High Point - a once-blighted Seattle neighborhood. As detailed in part one, High Point's rebuilding efforts include 1,600 green-built houses (now h... read more »

How Urbanism Slows Global Warming, Part 2

In a previous posting, I scratched the surface in describing how traditional, mixed-use urban neighborhoods help slow global warming. ... read more »

2030 Planning Challenge

I attended a speech last night by Edward Mazria, who's generated a whole lot of buzz within the architecture community with his 2030 Challenge: http://www.architecture2030.org/ ... read more »

How Urbanism Slows Global Warming

Sure, hybrid cars and other energy-efficient vehicles are part of the solution to global warming and oil dependency, but how much people drive is as important as what people drive. ... read more »

Environmental Benefits of Mass transit?

Does anyone has some links to some studies which support the environmental benefits of mass transit? I am specifically looking for the energy efficiency, energy consumption, NOx, SOx, CO, of subway a/o trains. ... read more »

CNU Florida Chapter Meeting Attracts 300

The third annual CNU Florida Chapter statewide meeting, Jan. 18-19 at Rollins College, attracted almost 300 new urbanists from across the state. ... read more »

LEED-ND Corresponding Cmte Update: 10 Jan 07

Posted as a courtesy to CNU members who are not yet part of the LEED-ND Corresponding Committee. Joining the Corresponding Committee is free and recommended for all CNU members; send an email to nd@committees.usgbc.org. ... read more »

Attending Global Place: Practice, Politics and the Polis?

The University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning is hosting a two-day interdisciplinary symposium on January 4-6,2007 in Ann Arbor Michigan. Global Place: Practice, Politics, and the Polis will bring together two dozen renowned architects, urban planners, researchers and... read more »