New Urbanism

The critically lauded Plan El Paso hasn’t yet spurred the kind of urban revitalization it was designed to achieve. Some say its evidence that people still want sprawl, other say changes are still coming.
Jan 30, 2016   The Atlantic
Overcoming our carbon dependence should be seen as an opportunity to rethink for the better an institution largely shaped by and for fossil fuel: our cities.
Dec 15, 2015   Thriving Cities Blog
Millennials and an aging Baby Boomer population have put a premium on "the hottest trend in real estate": walkability.
Dec 7, 2015   The Huffington Post
Of all the sub-topics in urban planning and design, the ones likely to generate the most anxiety are those where land use planning intersects with economic development. Ben Brown ruminates.
Nov 2, 2015   PlaceShakers
With statistics showing that fewer than half of Americans know their neighbors, bringing neighborliness to neighborhoods remains a challenge for urban planners.
Oct 27, 2015   The Chicago Tribune
An essay identifies imperatives for a new theory of tall, dense construction, and begins to sketch out a theory that will reconcile the skyscraper with contemporary business ideals.
Oct 8, 2015   Medium
The New Urbanist Katrina Cottages initiative for the Gulf Coast appeared to be a failure but their legacy lives on in the SmartDwellings and in the Tiny House movement.
Sep 20, 2015   Original Green
“A narrative of rebirth, reform and success that coexists with a narrative of stasis, failure and unrealized dreams.”
Aug 28, 2015   The New York Times
Supporters of New Urbanism may live across the political spectrum, but they all want to live in traditional neighborhoods.
Jul 24, 2015   Pacific Standard
To curb suburban "sprawl on steroids" and foster higher density infill in Portland, a shift in planning strategy is needed, according to Rick Potestio, the principal of Potestio Studio, an architecture and design firm based in the city.
Jun 1, 2015   UrbDeZine
As the debate between ‘traditional’ transportation engineering and smarter cities continues, professionals should consider by what measure of success they want to be remembered.
May 28, 2015   Moving Urban Ideas Lab