Our built environment separates everything to reduce conflict and make us safe—it may instead do the opposite.
Do we risk overselling smart growth, placemaking or other urbanist concepts today, without taking heed of social and market realities?
Providence in Huntsville introduces a new development pattern that converts an arterial to a main street, provides nightlife and civic spaces, and adds a diverse school.
'Weak ties' are the strings that thread their way through the social fabric, allowing information, culture, and work to flow. Fragmented communities break down those ties.
Here's the clearest and most complete explanation of the nuts and bolts of CNU's annual Congress and how to engage at every level. CNU 27.Louisville begins June 12, 2019, but engagement starts in less than two weeks.
During the Congress in Savannah, I announced an intentional, ground-up effort to identify and articulate an overarching goal for the New Urbanist movement for the next 10-20 years to help us accelerate and fully realize the vision of the Charter....
CNU co-founder Stefanos Polyzoides said of Bill Dennis: "We lost a brother."
New Urbanists traveled to #CNU26 in ways that express their values
New urbanists lost a respected and capable leader early this week. Hank Dittmar made a difference in urban planning and transportation on both sides of the Atlantic.
“The pattern of post-World War II development I witnessed in Orange County struck me as fundamentally wrong-headed. But others appeared to accept it as inevitable and somehow normal.”
Cities around the globe wrestle with how to reconcile local vernacular, technological change, and economic growth.
CNU members, the organization, and allies pushed forward on climate change and neighborhood affordability, published widely, and helped people reclaim their streets,