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.
Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico
The beauty of Doña Ana County, with the Organ mountains and the Rio Grande, the fields of chile and orchards of pecans, is stunning.
China is rapidly losing its historic, human-scale urban fabric. Demolition of historic areas is common, and new development is typically done in block-size increments, sliced apart by wide arterial roads.
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.
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.
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.
Davidson, North Carolina
The Rural Area Plan (RAP) for Davidson uses a form-based code for aggressive rural land conservation.
Charlottesville’s Strategic Area Investment Plan guides the redevelopment of a former industrial stream valley into a mixed-income, mixeduse urban area that remains connected to its riparian roots.