Design

In Charlottesville, Virginia, 12-acre linear park incorporates stormwater systems into community spaces that allow for new development.
The project inverts the usual relationship between car and human in land development.
Tactical Urbanism transformed one of the most automobile-oriened thouroughfares in Miami—and street life surged.
The three-block Chicago street design creates a plaza-like feel by raising the street and eliminating raised curbs.
A recent UConn relocation from a leafy suburban campus to downtown Hartford, Connecticut, follows wider urban trends.
Most funding should go to small projects in a living city. Instead, funding is often skewed toward large projects.
A transit-accessible infill development includes a variety of housing types geared to improving the economics of urban living.
Tregunnel Hill in Cornwall, England, proves that the principles used in Prince Charles's Poundbury are replicable.
A revolutionary method of direct human responses to imagined forms, performed on the actual site, reveals a vast amount of useful design information not otherwise available.
Crosstown Concourse reused a massive blight in the midst of disinvested Memphis neighborhoods.
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Author’s note: This is the third in a series of ten essays that present innovative techniques for designing and repairing a corporate or university campus. These tools combine New Urbanist principles with Alexandrian design methods. Traditional...
CNU resurrects the Athena Medal in Savannah to entice the Danish sage of human-scale cities. Next year: New Bourbonism.