blockitecture leaderboard

Dunham-Jones Brings New Urbanist Philosophy

Ellen Dunham-Jones, a national authority on urban sprawl and the new director of Georgia Tech's College of Architecture, sees opportunities for New Urbanism in Atlanta

The new director of Georgia Tech's College of Architecture feels both love and shame for her chosen profession. Ellen Dunham-Jones, a registered architect and national authority on urban sprawl, believes architects have turned a blind eye to the strip mall, big-box culture that permeates suburbia.

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Full Story: Dunham-Jones brings New Urbanist philosophy


building block set

NEW! Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.
Red necktie with map of Boston

For dads and grads: tie one on to celebrate your city!

Choose from over 20 styles imprinted with detailed city or transit maps.
Book cover of Insider's Guide to Careers in Urban Planning

So you want to be a planner...

Check out our behind the scenes look at 25 careers in the Urban Planning field
Starting at $14.95
Book cover of Unsprawl

Unsprawl: Remixing Spaces as Places

Explore visionary, controversial and ultimately successful strategies for building people-centered places.
Starting at $12.95