Are today's city planners fulfilling the promise of John Nolen? Howard Blackson explores a profession losing its influence, and ponders how to get it back.
Apr 9, 2013 PlaceShakers
At the CNU-FL statewide meeting held last week, Andrés Duany articulated his vision for how planning must adapt to the new realities of "national impoverishment" and climate change by utilizing the tools of tactical urbanism, writes Erin Chantry.
Jan 28, 2013 Helm of the Public Realm
As the Sandy clean-up gets underway, could this be an opportunity for the Eastern Seaboard to apply some of the rebuilding lessons learned along the Gulf Coast after Katrina? Ben Brown shares some pointers.
Nov 6, 2012 PlaceShakers
Rick Hampson explores the New Urbanist vision for how cities will be designed and planned over the next 30 years, as told by the movement's co-founder, Andres Duany.
Sep 19, 2012 USA Today
While raw density numbers are sure to pick a fight, discussing character-based building typologies one neighborhood at a time may help find common ground.
Jun 1, 2012 PlaceShakers
Scott Doyon argues that getting the next generation of collaborators involved in community improvement efforts will require more than simply using the tools of social media - it will require connecting with what people are passionate about.
May 18, 2012 PlaceShakers
Attending her first CNU conference, Erin Chantry confronts the myths and the maxims attributed to the theology of New Urbanism in this review of the energetic debate between Andres Duany and Daniel Solomon at the conference plenary session.
May 14, 2012 Tindale-Oliver and Associates Blog
Simplify some steps, delete a few details, and you can get an affordable, multi-century house for under $80 a square foot.
Apr 4, 2012 PlaceShakers
As CNU 19 convenes in Madison, Wisconsin, Reporter Mike Ivey says that New Urbanism's brand of smaller homes and denser lifestyle may be finally finding its niche.
Jun 3, 2011 The Cap Times
Mattel chose to premiere its "Architect Barbie" at the AIA Convention in New Orleans, and reporter Doug MacCash foregoes the plastic icon to talk to another sort of icon - Andres Duany.
May 18, 2011 The Times-Picayune