Rose's latest book "is an urgent call to re-evaluate the theory and practice of city-making"
Increasingly in demand today, missing middle housing forms the backbone of the quintessential American neighborhood.
“We know what the appliance is…. now we need to find plugs to connect it to the existing power grids.” Christopher Alexander
Transit-oriented development links transportation and land use—providing people with maximum choice in how to get around by intensifying activities near transit nodes with high quality public space.
This drawing offers a lot of information for the maintenance of healthy street trees, which are critical to urbanism. A rule of thumb is that tree roots will not penetrate soils compacted to greater than 85 percent. Most concrete sidewalk specs call...
"The prime ingredient of urbanism is really public space and the public realm. So the urban plan comes first and the building second."

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Philip von Platen, senior editor at New

Philip von Platen, senior editor at New Urban News, is returning to his native Denmark and other endeavors. Von Platen covered New Urbanism at this...

Complete Streets becomes law in New York State

Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed Complete Streets legislation in August. The law, which will take effect in mid-February 2012, requires that...

Getting a monument right

Planning consultant John P. Bergan is leading a campaign to change the placement of a World War II Memorial soon to be built in Trenton’s Veterans...

New Urban News won an award for Best

New Urban News won an award for Best Single Topic Newsletter in 2005 from the international Newsletter and Electronic Publishers Association, based...

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The Power Grid

“We know what the appliance is…. now we need to find plugs to connect it to the existing power grids.” Christopher Alexander Since its inception, the Congress for the New Urbanism and its members have in fact been making the plugs to connect to...

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