NEW URBANISM

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Evolving in tools and understanding

New urbanism is far from over, a 'smart city' development moves forward in Toronto, and persistent myths about poverty are debunked
OCT. 20, 2017
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25 great ideas of the New Urbanism

The New Urbanism is a design movement toward complete, compact, connected communities—but it is also a generator of ideas that transform the landscape. Communities are shaped by the movement and flow of ideas, and the New Urbanism has been a...
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEOCT. 31, 2017
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How architecture can enhance a neighborhood

The timeless and artful Plaza La Reina, a new hotel in a transit-oriented Los Angeles neighborhood, shows the impact of a building on a city.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJAN. 24, 2018
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We need ‘Goldilocks,’ not ‘voodoo,’ urbanism

Cities generate benefits from concentrations of talent—but also from “spreading it around.” Striking a balance results in more equity and a more resilient economy.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYJAN. 16, 2019
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Failing golf communities not on par with neighborhoods

When real estate switched from building mixed-use cities, towns, and neighborhoods, the industry adopted less sustainable selling points—like golf.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJAN. 22, 2019
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Walkable Glenwood Park nears completion

The new neighborhood by the Atlanta Beltline offers a well-designed, robust mix of housing, uses, and public spaces.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEMAR. 18, 2019
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The urban dimensions of climate change: Lessons for a New Urbanism

Reining in sprawl is still the most important first step in transitioning to a more benign kind of settlement, and more responsible planning. Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is only one of many benefits—but it is a significant one.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYMAR. 19, 2019
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Good news, the era of sprawl is over

That problem we’ve been having with inefficient, spread-out, unsustainable, automobile-dependent development patterns is solved at last.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEAPR. 1, 2019
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How a Florida beach town changed how we live

12 Ways that Seaside revolutionized how we think about cities and towns.
JAY WALLJASPERMAY. 14, 2019
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Saving the culture of one of China’s oldest settlements

A master plan for Shanghai's oldest district prioritizes preservation while allowing for strategic development.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJUN. 7, 2019
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Celebrating community, creating place

A Charter Award-winning development in Louisville has challenged conventional models of retail and civic space and provided a model for how the city can grow in the pattern of its historic neighborhoods.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJUN. 10, 2019
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Four decades of influential, incremental urbanism

Seaside’s influence on urban redevelopment is profound—it initiated a re-evaluation of the the civic realm in planning and city building. Lessons learned at Seaside have been applied in the revival, redevelopment, and restoration of existing communities.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJUN. 11, 2019
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It was the Boomers, in the cul-de-sac, with a stack of zoning laws

It doesn't take much digging to find that generational blame for sprawl doesn’t add up and gets us no closer to a solution—for that, we need a more targeted approach.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJUL. 1, 2019