Most of the suburbs of the 20th century weren't designed to last more than a generation or two. As many suburbs decay, or get replaced by farther-flung rings of new bedroom communities, Carmel, Indiana is trying something different.
Feb 24, 2015 New Geography
In the 2000s, it was commonplace to hear from real estate experts that rising home prices were close to a sure bet. However, the 2008 crisis in the U.S. Blog Post
Feb 20, 2015 By
In two parts, NPR's City Project examines Austin's premier mixed-use urban village built on the 700-acre site of the former Robert Mueller Municipal Airport which relocated in 1999. Part 2 is about racial tensions that have surfaced in the community.
Feb 16, 2015 NPR
Does the emulation of historic architecture in contemporary buildings constitute fakery? Scott Doyon says, "No!"
Feb 2, 2015 PlaceShakers
In recent months there’s been a lot of talk about dead suburban malls and what we should do with them. Blog Post
Jan 25, 2015 By
Prospect Newtown, in Longmont, CO, has seamlessly integrated affordable housing by creating a host of accessory dwelling units (ADUs). The ADUs are perfectly blended within the town overall—and actually help contribute to the development’s success.
Dec 6, 2014 Build a Better Burb
The El Paso City Council approved a $100 million SmartCode development.
Dec 3, 2014 El Paso Times
Trees are a vital element of urban design, one that must considered at every stage of planning, design and development.
Oct 12, 2014 Congress for the New Urbanism
Denver is earning a reputation as a city to watch for 21st century placemaking. Blog Post
Aug 12, 2014 By
Among proposed examples of new urbanist communities, Greater Greater Washington calls out one, located along Prince William's Potomac riverfront, as particularly experimental, sprawling, and centered on a Virginia Railway Express station.
Aug 6, 2014 Greater Greater Washington