Design

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 »

Battling City Hall on Narrow Streets & Alleys

I would be very interested to learn from others how to deal with local government on the issue of narrow streets and alleys. ... read more »

TOD Projects on Bus Rapid Transit lines

I am looking for examples of TOD projects along bus rapid transit lines in a suburban neighborhood setting. Can anyone point me to some projects around the country that I can look to as examples? ... read more »

Architect to head Planning Agency. Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Makes Good on Pledge to CNU XV

Mayor Nutter, who has vowed to make urban design a priority again in Philadelphia, has picked Alan Greenberger to oversee the City Planning Commission, selecting an architect with planning experience ... read more »

EPA grant is now official

I'm pleased to say that the U.S. ... read more »

Great Parks/Squares, Streets, Buildings in London (What should I see on my trip to London?)

I'm going to be in London for several days in early September and I would love if people could share their favorite places...parks/squares, beautiful streets, great buildings. ... read more »

From Austin to Evanston, is 'Loose Tower Disease' spreading?

A contentious debate is under way in my hometown, Evanston, Illinois, where developers James Klutznick and Tim Anderson propose building a new condominium tower downtown across Church Street from the ... read more »

Agree -- or Disagree -- with Prince on Tall Towers in Old Cities?

HRH The Prince of Wales recently discussed his opinions of tall buildings in London. ... read more »