Design

Monderman, Legendary Street Designer Passes

Hans Monderman, a speaker at November's CNU Transportation Summit in London, passed away recently from a fight with cancer. ... read more »

New Urbanism and the other half of the city?

I have been reading literature on New Urbanism for nearly four years now and I am also a student of Sociology which has set me on a collision course to combine the two subjects into one question, how ... read more »

GreenBuilder Magazine writes on TND's

An article in GreenBuilder magazine's October issue is now online and brings light to the critical con ... read more »

Help Stop Campbell Soup World Headquarter Design

Dear Readers,As each and every one of youare dedicated to sustainable Urban Design, I am appealing for your support regarding a conflict regarding the design of the planned new world headquarters of C ... read more »

Rethinking Green: Blockbuster Report in Environmental Building News Measures Impact of "Driving to Green Buildings"

The Nobel Committee’s decision to award this year’s Peace Prize for environmental activism reminds us that the environment has become a pressing political topic in recent years. The critical question is what kind of practical changes such publicity about global warming will affect. ... read more »

Call for Submissions: Connecting Active Living Research to Policy Solutions

Active Living Research forwarded CNU the following announcement. New Urbanism has a lot to contribute to the public health discussion, so if you're doing relevant research, please consider sharing it with ALR. ... read more »

SNU Congress I

To anyone interested in the first Students for New Urbanism Conference: This post is to notify you about the first Students for New Urbanism Congress to be held this October at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. ... read more »

Conventional Beautification in Unconventional Locale

The problems associated with deindustrialization - crime, gangs, unemployment -have occured not just in central cities but also inner-ring suburbs where the post-war boom first expanded to in Southern California. Paramount, California, a stigmatized inner-ring suburb southeast of Los Angeles, is cur... read more »

Ask CNU: What's the Transect?

Today in Ask CNU, Matt from Dayton asks: "I'm doing research on urban tier classifications for an upcoming regional plan. Where can I find out more about The Transect?" The Urban-to-Rural Transect is a tool for understanding and planning urban development devised by Duany Plater-Zyberk (DPZ). Its ma... read more »

Picture of Soon to be Destroyed Downtown Camden County Jail, the 2nd Prison Slated to Go.

See the context of downtown area of Camden where jail resides, across the street from Walt Whitman's House, a National Landmark http://www.camdennewjersey.org/walt_whitman_and_mickle_blvd__camden,_n ... read more »