• A mixed-use center for town and gown
    <strong>Storrs Center</strong> <em>Mansfield, CT</em>

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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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  • Crosstown_Concourse_2018_Charter_LooneyRicksKiss
    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</em>

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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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  • Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Trumpeting a cultural revival
    <strong>Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market</strong>&nbsp; <em>New Orleans, Louisiana</em>

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  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</em>

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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</em>

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  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

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Sessions submitted to the CNU 27.Louisville Call for Session Proposals will be grouped into tracks and reviewed by CNU members as follows:

1. Development

Examine the development process, including research, design, approval, construction, marketing, and management, for a full range of real estate developments, large and small; infill and greenfield; residential and commercial.

Track Leaders: Ward Davis and Frank Starkey

2. Codes

Discuss and debate coding issues from a deep dive perspective to individual issues, including challenges and opportunities.

Track Leaders: Mary Madden and Karen Parolek

3. Housing

Proposals should explore the housing components of walkable neighborhoods, promoting affordability (attainability), sustainability, diversity, and the formation of complete places and communities.

Track Leaders: Jessica Cogan Milliman and Murphy Antoine

4. Public Realm / Open Space

Emphasizing the integration of nature into walkable urbanism.

Track Leaders: Kaid Benfield and Stephanie Bothwell

5. Architecture and Design

Attainable architecture for the masses - overcoming design challenges, identifying code hacks, introducing new building types and creating lovable buildings.

Track Leaders: Marina Khoury and Mari Chael

6. Climate / Environment

How NU can nimbly adapt to climate change, manage natural resources, and reduce the built environment's impact on warming, flooding, and habitat disruption.

Track Leaders: Sandy Sorlien and Paul Crabtree

7. Transportation and Mobility

How can New Urbanists overcome the obstacles to making humane streets and walkable, bicycle, and transit-friendly cities?

Track Leaders: Jacky Grimshaw and Patrick Siegman

8. Suburban Retrofit

North America is a suburban continent with an urban population--existing suburbs can grow and evolve in response to changing demographics, technologies, and economic conditions, but only with concerted attention to redesign, redevelopment, resources, and equity.

Track Leaders: David Dixon and Jess Zimbabwe

9. Compassionate City

Louisville is the largest official international compassionate city in the US and has adopted a Charter for Compassion. In this track we’ll explore what that means for social and physical design in addition to the role of compassion, mindfulness, and spirituality in the New Urban practice.

Track Leaders: Dan Slone and John Massengale

10. Implementing NU with Local Governments

Sessions focused on connecting the New Urbanism with local government: opportunities and challenges in municipal work, and ways to empower better urbanism in cities and towns.

Track Leaders: Lucy Thompson and Mallory Baches

11. Tactical Urbanism

Generating short term wins to move from NIMBY to YIMBY by demonstrating projects that had an accelerated outcome, temporary use of buildings, an incremental value generation, and transportation demonstration projects.

Track Leaders: Jennifer Hurley and Tony Garcia

12. Louisville Day

Issues, successes, and challenges inherent to the Louisville region.

Track Leaders: Patrick Puima, David Tomes, and Barry Alberts

13. Art Room

Hands-on, skills-building sessions focused on the principles and methods used by NU experts from a wide variety of NU disciplines, with a strong emphasis on urban design, architectural design, and visualization.

Track Leaders: James Dougherty and Patrick Dominik

14. Other

For proposed sessions that don’t fit neatly into any of the above categories.

Track Leaders: Doug Farr and Marcy McInelly