Planning

Something Even Worse Than a Cul-de-Sac Subdivision

What a surprise. It turns out that from a New Urbanist perspective, there is something worse than the cul-de-sac subdivision that leaves all its inhabitants dependent on their cars. ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 14: Politics at the Plenary

The plenary session Saturday night was devoted to national politics, both British and American. ... read more »

Congress Impressions: Interview with Some NextGen-ers

We interviewed some of the conference attendees to get their feedback on this year's Congress. ... read more »

Congress Impressions: Interview with Howard Katz

We interviewed some of the conference attendees to get their feedback on this year's Congress. Name: Howard Katz Occupation: Law School Professor, Charlotte School of Law ... read more »

Everybody Loves Ed (and is roused by the regional message of Calthorpe and Barnett)

At last night's plenary session, Richard Barnett was honored with the prestigious Athena Award for his contribution to the revival of urbanism. ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 12: Duany on cities vs. suburbs

This afternoon, Andres Duany spoke about the relationship between cities and suburbs. ... read more »

Wrestling Again With the Affordability Issue

Does New Urbanism have anything to contribute to national efforts to develop better housing for the less affluent? ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 11: China and India

John Ellis spoke this afternoon on sprawl-producing policies in China and India. Like America in 1900, China has historically suffered from overcrowding. ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 9: Panel on comprehensive plans

The CNU panel on comprehensive plans contained two very different perspectives: one on planning for a not-yet-built-out semirural area, and the other on planning for a big city. ... read more »