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

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

Mallory Baches is an urban designer with twenty years experience working at the intersection of urbanism and community development. Mallory is currently the Director of Strategic Development at CNU. Mallory began her career with Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company and was a founder of the firm’s first affiliate, DPZpacific. She is skilled in master-planning, building schematics, code development, urban revitalization, sustainable visioning, and project management. She holds a B-Arch professional degree from the University of Notre Dame and an MSc in Sustainable Urban Development from the University of Oxford, U.K. She is accredited with the American Planning Association (AICP), the U.S. Green Building Council (LEED-AP), and the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU-A). She was named a member of the 2013 Next Urban Vanguard class by Next City, and is a member of the Placemaking Leadership Council of the Project for Public Spaces. She lives in the historic planned city of Savannah, GA.

Christina Anderson

Christina Anderson, AICP is the City Planner for Kalamazoo, MI. Prior to working in Kalamazoo, Christina was a planner/urban designer with Farr Associates in Chicago focusing on sustainable development and form-based zoning codes. In addition to planning work as a municipal employee and private consultant, Christina has volunteered as a Zoning Board of Appeals member, neighborhood activities leader, community garden manager, and Master Plan task force chair. The Michigan Association of Planning (MAP) awarded Christina with the 2018 Leadership Award for Professional Planners. Christina was elected in Fall 2020 to the MAP board and previously served on the boards for CNU-IL and MiCNU. Christina is a 1998 graduate of Kalamazoo College and 2001 graduate from the Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of Iowa.

Luke Forrest

Luke has dedicated most of his professional career to assisting and advocating on behalf of Michigan’s communities. For the past eight years, he led a team of staff and consultants that created innovative education and technical assistance programs at the Michigan Municipal League. This team worked in communities large and small, rural and urban, on topics such as placemaking, redevelopment, and environmental sustainability.

Previously, Luke worked as a legislative staffer and lobbyist in Washington, DC and as the public policy director for Metro Matters, an organization focused on regional collaboration in metro Detroit. He holds degrees in urban planning and real estate development from the University of Michigan.

Most importantly, he is a proud father of two elementary-aged children who teach him patience, humility, new methods of long division, and the lyrics to “Hamilton”. He volunteers as a youth baseball and basketball coach. His favorite album of all time is “What’s Going On?” by Marvin Gaye.

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Susan Henderson

As PlaceMakers' Director of Coding and Design, Susan has led numerous Form-Based Code projects including the inaugural Driehaus Form Based Code Award winner, Leander, Texas – plus numerous adoptions across North America. Susan is a LEED Accredited Professional, and brings an expertise in sustainability to form-based code writing. She is co-author of the Lean Code Tool, a contributor to the SmartCode & Manual, and author of the SmartCode Landscape Module. Susan also serves as a board member on the Transect Codes Council and the Form-Based Codes Institute.

Jennifer Hurley

Jennifer L. Hurley, AICP, CNU-A, holds a Master of Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University, a Master of Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Bryn Mawr College. Drawing on her background in conflict resolution, Ms. Hurley has over twenty years of professional expertise facilitating public involvement in planning and development issues. She has been active in the new urban movement for over fifteen years, working on numerous charrettes for regional planning, downtown revitalization, traditional neighborhood development, and form-based zoning. She wrote one of the first articles chronicling the implementation of New Urbanist zoning codes, authored the SmartCode Affordable Housing Policy module, and has taught in the Growth and Structure of Cities Department at Bryn Mawr College. She is a past fellow of the Knight Program in Community Building at the University of Miami School of Architecture and is a National Charrette Institute Certified Charrette Planner™. She currently serves on the National Charrette Institute Advisory Board and the Form Based Codes Institute Steering Committee and is past Treasurer of the Congress for the New Urbanism.


Rebekah Kik

Rebekah Kik graduated from Andrews University with a Masters of Architecture and the University of Notre Dame with a Post Graduate degree in Architecture & Urban Design. She began her professional career pursuing architecture where she worked in premier firms both in the U.S. and the United Kingdom. Rebekah traveled the country consulting for 15 years creating designs for small homes, historical façade renovation, and infill in existing neighborhoods. Rebekah’s current position is with the City of Kalamazoo, Michigan as the Director of Community Planning and Economic Development. Her experience includes: land use and transportation planning, urban design, form based code, economic development, and extensive community engagement.

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Matthew Lambert

Matthew Lambert is a planner, urban designer, and architectural designer, with nearly two decades of experience that covers a broad range of project types. He has managed projects for developer, municipal, and institutional clients which include form-based codes, regulatory reform, urban infill and redevelopment, greenfielddevelopment, campus redevelopment, and architectural design. Among his project experience, Matthew has focused on regulations and form-based codes, leading code projects and providing code-related education. Lambert heads DPZ CoDESIGN’s office in Portland, Oregon, leading projects within the region and across the country. He has been active in the Congress for the New Urbanism for over a decade, helping to elevate the voices of new members as an early leader of NextGen. In addition to his service on CNU’s national Board of Directors, he serves on the Board of the Cascadia regional CNU chapter.

Mary Madden

Mary E. Madden, aicp, principal with Ferrell Madden, has more than 25 years of experience in the fields of urban planning and design, community development, and historic preservation at the federal, state, and local levels. Her practice includes town planning and urban design for public and private sector clients, with an emphasis on revising zoning codes to promote smart growth, sustainability and New Urbanism. She has worked in communities ranging from aging mill towns to mid-sized cities; from vibrant college towns to booming suburbs. In addition to working directly with communities, Mary frequently speaks and writes on the topics of urban design and form-based codes. Before joining Ferrell Madden in 2002, Mary served for almost a decade in several positions at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Earlier in her career, she worked for the Mayors’ Institute on City Design and at the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. Mary holds a Master of Urban and Environmental Planning degree from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Princeton University. She was a founding board member of the Form-Based Codes Institute (now a program of Smart Growth America).

Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy, AICP, is a program manager at the Michigan Municipal League, a membership organization serving 530 city and village governments across Michigan. As part of the League’s Policy Research Labs team, Murph supports member communities with a combination of direct technical assistance programs, research into emerging trends, and creation of “next practices.” His focus areas are transportation and land use planning, placemaking, economic development, and technology issues.

Prior to joining the League, Murph served as city planner in Ypsilanti, programs director for Michigan Suburbs Alliance, and on the board of directors of the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan. He holds degrees in computer engineering and urban planning from the University of Michigan.

Dan Slone

Dan began working on New Urban projects in 1988. From the beginning he combined the New Urban focus on pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use, beautiful place-making with sustainable development principles. He has worked on dozens of projects and communities around the country and overseas creating new ordinances and comprehensive plans to remove impediments to great placemaking and to stimulate creation of sustainable places. He has assisted in developing sustainable economic programs for parks and green spaces, and recently, he began working on programs for the integration of wildlife in human habitat so that both humans and wildlife can thrive. Dan has rezoned thousands of acres using Form-Based Codes, TND codes and conventional Euclidean codes. For many years he was the primary instructor for the “legal aspects” of the smart Code and Form-Based Codes in general. He helped author the first handbook for use of the Smart Code. Dan has been on three teams that won Charter Awards – the highest award given by the Congress for the New Urbanism. He has also been named a 2018 CNU Fellow, which is the ‘honor roll’ for New Urbanism.

Dan has been on the boards of, or represented, most of the organizations involved in New Urbanism—the Congress for the New Urban, the Form-Based Codes Institute, the National Charrette Institute, the Transect Codes Council, the Seaside Institute, the Sky Institute and the New Urban Guild. Dan has spoken nationally on many issues related to New Urbanism and written numerous articles, especially on the subject of removing barriers to New Urban projects. He has written chapters in several books about New Urbanism and placemaking, and he was the co-author of A Legal Guide to Urban and Sustainable Development published by John Wiley & Sons.

Bill Spikowski

Bill Spikowski, FAICP, operates the consulting firm of Spikowski Planning Associates, based in Fort Myers (FL). The firm prepares redevelopment plans and codes for communities that are unwilling to settle for sprawl. Spikowski is a frequent speaker and author on innovative town planning and form-based codes. Spikowski was a co-founder and officer of the Form-Based Codes Institute. Spikowski has served on the planning commissions for Fort Myers and for Lee County (FL), and in 1976 co-founded the Calusa Land Trust & Nature Preserve of Pine Island. Prior to opening his consulting practice in 1992, Spikowski served as Lee County’s growth management director.