Design

Property Value Theory - Some useful terminology and observations on urban property values

I've been developing a theory and some terminology that I find very helpful in explaining urbanism to developers, city officials, and others who "don't get it." Here's the gist of it, at the end you can find a link to my blog if you'd like to read a bit more. ... read more »

Walmart, McCain forge new alliance to fight sprawl

BENTONVILLE, April 1 – In an unusual joint appearance this morning, Walmart CEO Mike F. Duke and former candidate John R. ... read more »

TIME Magazine: Recycling Suburbia is #2 "Idea Changing the World Right Now"

TIME Magazine recently released its list of the “10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now,” highlighting some of the progressive ideas reshaping the face of our global economy. ... read more »

Campbell's Soup's New World Headquarters, in Camden, New Jersey moves forward.

Campbell's Soup's new Charter violating World Headquarters, in Camden, New Jersey moves forward. ... read more »

What to do with dying shopping malls

Fifty years after it was first conceptualized, the American shopping mall is dying off. ... read more »

Philly: Mayor Nutter proceeds with waterfront plan

By Inga Saffron Inquirer Architecture Critic ... read more »

Moule & Polyzoides Receives 2009 Outstanding Architect Award

The Los Angeles Business Journal has honored Moule & Polyzoides with its prestigious annual Outsta ... read more »

New NRDC site features visions of urbanism across the country

Last month, NRDC launched an interactive web site featuring transformative visions of how smart growth development could be implemented across the country. ... read more »

Lifelong Communities Charrette Brings New Urbanists together to Asess Atlanta's Future

At the Lifelong Communities Charrette . the Atlanta Regional Commission and DPZ Charrette ... read more »

Guardian is there as Duany releases UK master plan and ignites debate over avant gardism

The Guardian found a nice meaty hook in a set of frank (and frankly provocative) remarks that Andres Duany made in announcing his master plan for open lands in Hertfordshire. ... read more »