At A Glance Schedule

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

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

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

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Curious to know what the 26th annual Congress for the New Urbanism will discuss? Below is the At A Glance Schedule to help you plan your trip to Historic Savannah. Click here for a visual overview.


Tuesday, May 15 / Pre-Congress

 
Half-Day Tour
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Tours take a wide-range of modes: walking, biking, transit, and private bus. All tours incur an additional fee.

  • Coastal Georgia: Brunswick aka "Small is Good, Too"


Wednesday, May 16

 
Core Learning Sessions
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Core Learning Sessions are in-depth primers on the history, principles, concepts, and tools of New Urbanism, targeted to those that are new to New Urbanism as well as Congress participants who need an introduction to a topic. 

 
202 Intensive Learning Workshops
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Intensive Learning Workshops are advanced learning courses led by innovative practitioners. These interactive sessions are targeted to those who want to deepen their understanding and practice. Successful submissions must have an interactive component, include a leave behind, and provide attendees with tangible learning outcomes. All 202 Intensive Learning Workshops incur an additional fee. 

  • Sustainable Nation: How to Change Faster Than Ever Before
  • Principles for Urban Retail Planning & Development
  • Threat or Savior: Adjusting Urbanism to Autonomous Vehicles
  • Applying Resilience Solutions
  • Fostering Authenticity: New Tactics for Mixed-use Development
  • Frontages, Frankly: How to write a character-based code
  • Design Lessons of Savannah’s Squares
 
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
9:00 - 10:15 AM / 10:45 - 12:00 PM / 2:30 - 3:45 PM / 4:15 - 5:30 PM

Concurrent panels, lectures, and interactive sessions.

 
Tours

Tours take a wide-range of modes: walking, biking, transit, and private bus. All tours incur an additional fee.

  • Beaufort County—North of the Broad
  • The Oglethorpe Plan
  • The Secrets of Preserving a City
  • Savannah's Tree Canopy
  • Introduction to Savannah’s Architecture
 
Plenary
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Thursday, May 17

 
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
9:00 - 10:15 AM / 10:45 - 12:00 PM / 2:30 - 3:45 PM / 4:15 - 5:30 PM

Concurrent panels, lectures, and interactive sessions.

 
Savannah Day
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
Tours

Tours take a wide-range of modes: walking, biking, transit, and private bus. All tours incur an additional fee.

  • Beaufort County—South of the Broad
  • Lean Urbanism Pilot
  • The Savannah Plan
  • Infill in Savannah
  • Savannah's Canal District & Arena Vision
  • Bike Savannah—Savannah on a Chainring
  • ​Beyond the Landmark District: The Squares and Circles of Ardsley Park
 
Plenary
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Friday, May 18

 
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
9:00 - 10:15 AM / 10:45 - 12:00 PM / 2:30 - 3:45 PM / 4:15 - 5:30 PM

Concurrent panels, lectures, and interactive sessions.

 
Morning Plenary
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Tours

Tours take a wide-range of modes: walking, biking, transit, and private bus. All tours incur an additional fee.

  • Squares of Savannah
  • Urbanism and the African American Experience
  • SCAD Buildings—Anchoring Urbanism
  • Savannah's Sustainable Housing
  • Missing Middle Housing: Found! 
  • Boxport: Revisited
  • Downtown Churches
 
2017 Charter Awards Ceremony + Reception
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The CNU Charter Awards recognizes exemplary work in architectural, landscape, urban, and regional design, as defined by the Charter of the New Urbanism. Join this year's jury co-chairs Maurice Cox and Jennifer Hurley for an evening honoring this year's Charter Awards recipients.

At the ceremony, the 2018 Congress Legacy Project teams will present their final reports to their legacy communities. A very special third class of CNU Fellows will also be announced.


Saturday, May 19

 
Morning Plenary
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
 
City as Platform
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM / 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Led by local experts, City As Platform sessions are hands-on, immersive learning sessions that bring together community groups, neighborhood residents, CNU Congress attendees, and national experts for in-the-field collaboration on the challenges and successes of Savannah-area communities.

 
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
9:00 - 10:15 AM / 10:45 - 12:00 PM / 2:00 - 3:15 PM / 3:45 - 5:00 PM

Concurrent panels, lectures, and interactive sessions.

 
Tours

Tours take a wide-range of modes: walking, biking, transit, and private bus. All tours incur an additional fee.

  • Lost Savannah
  • Sketching Savannah's Rowhouses
  • Coastal Savannah: Island and Marsh-front Communities
  • Savannah's Downtown Homes
  • Historic Pavement
  • Tactical Urbanism: Thomas Square Retrofit / Starland District

  

Registration queries should be directed to: Kelly Moran, kelly@ahi-services.com.