Design

"Why Do Our Buildings Look Like Crap?"

That surely gets the prize for the most provocative session title at CNU XV. ... read more »

Charter Awardees take honors

Some photos from the 2007 Charter Awards ceremony on Friday. ... read more »

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 »

Session: The Other Illness

For many CNUers, the Congress is a time to rendezvous with like-minded people, inspire each other, catch up on news, and feel motivated by how much the New Urbanist movement has accomplished. ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 5: LEED-ND and accessibility for the disabled

The LEED-ND rating system contains a credit for "universal accessibility" for the disabled. This morning, Eleanor Smith spoke on this concept, addressing the following issues: ... read more »

View of CNU XV Site From Camden Waterfront

The PSFS building is Loews Hotel. Bring your binoculars to the 33rd floor! ... read more »

CNU XV:

CNU Members: After an hour of visiting Camden's NU opportunities, refresh at the new Victors Pub in the luxury Victor Lofts on the waterfront. ... read more »

"Truly," it's new urbanism

One of the more puzzling little themes in several recent "attacks" on New Urbanism is that the critics simultaneously embrace New Urbanists' works as their own, lovingly portraying them as examples of their own (wholly original!) planning philosophy. Joel Kotkin's idea borrowing is most obvious with... read more »

Camden: Campbells Soup World Headquarters Campus in Camden, New Jersey

This picture is representative of entire Campbells World HQ complex in Camden,New Jersey. For more on Camden, go to: www.CamdenNewJersey.org ... read more »

From his grave, ten minutes by subway from CNU XV, Walt Whitman challenges New Urbanists

From his Grave in Camden, New Jersey, Walt Whitman's Challenge to XV New Urbanists. Talk a 1/2 mile picture walk from the Hi Speed Rail Rand Transportation Center, to the waterfront. In this aprox. 15 minute walk, passing Walt Whitman's House, a National Landmark, you will see New Urbanism's greates... read more »