This searchable database of projects represents the range and diversity of work in the New Urbanism. From regional-scale visions to single-building historic renovations, CNU members and their allies build places people love through land use planning, development, policy, and advocacy. If you are aware of a project that you believe should be part of the database, please email Robert Steuteville or Lisa Schamess.
DPZ CoDESIGN has been at the forefront of New Urbanism since its beginning, and in 2003 the firm (then called Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company) led the creation of the SmartCode.
In the early 2000’s, the City and Federal Realty Investment Trust decided to remove the shopping mall that dominated the center of Rockville, MD.
Pleasant Hill, California
In 1985, fourteen project owners formed the Contra Costa Centre Transit Village around the Pleasant Hill BART Station in Walnut Creek, California.
Most of Park DuValle was designed after World War II, but some of is earliest developments date back to the 19th Century.
In the early 1980’s, the city of Memphis made plans to extend I-240’s northern section and create an Inner Loop around the city, and doing so would have required building onto the small peninsula called Mud Island.
In 1946, J.S. Smolian bought 80 acres of land along the Florida Gulf Coast with the dream of developing the land into a summer camp. Though his dream was never realized, he vacationed on this land every year with his family.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
This plan proposes the revitalization of Villa 31, an 80-year-old squatter-built shantytown in Buenos Aires, for its long-time residents—using bottom-up and top-down implementation concepts.
A Future for the Past offers a bold, compassionate vision for revitalizing a dilapidated, low-income 13.5-acre site in the historic inner city of Tehran through public spaces and building types.
Pretoria, South Africa
“Africa is certainly not only a continent of small villages in the jungle and savannah.
Curridabat, Costa Rica
The first city in Costa Rica to adopt form-based coding has created a citywide plan to connect urban neighborhoods to nature. Sweet City is the next phase of a Charter Award-winning plan of 2014.