New Urbanism

Blog post
March 28, 2011, 3am PDT
Madison, Wisconsin

 

Since 2004, the Next Generation of New Urbanists (NextGen) has welcomed new ideas and new faces into the Congress for the New Urbanism. Comprised of a core group of leaders, generally between ages 25 and 40, the NextGen focuses on pushing the principles of new urbanism, as defined in the Charter, forward.  

Mike Lydon
March 8, 2011, 12pm PST
An contributor to the Huffington Post writes what he believes is the core of urbanism as a thought and its purpose.
The Huffington Post
March 7, 2011, 7am PST
Chuck Wolfe suggests five "Burnhamisms" for getting communities inspired and engaged with urban planning, including using social media and video to communicate your message.
myurbanist
February 10, 2011, 12pm PST
Peter Calthorpe, author of "Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change," speaks about his new book and the role of landscape architecture and new urbanism in the twenty-first century.
THE DIRT
January 31, 2011, 9am PST
Reporter Leon Neyfakh digs deep into the architectural battle between New Urbanism and Landscape Urbanism, saying it is a war for the future of our built environment.
Boston Globe
January 27, 2011, 5am PST
New Urbanist Stefanos Polyzoides is profiled by the <em>Los Angeles Times</em>, which mentions a few projects the architect and planners is working on in East L.A. and Fresno.
Los Angeles Times
December 29, 2010, 11am PST
The Prince of Wales has a new book out, called "Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World." Robert Steuteville says the book is "a catalogue of environmental crises and sustainability solutions."
New Urban News Network
December 28, 2010, 10am PST
With a recent murder, a shootout-turned-suicide, and a high rate of foreclosure, the reality of Celebration, Florida, is less ideal than appearances would suggest.
Next American City
November 28, 2010, 1pm PST
As landscape urbanists hover in the exalted world of the designer-hero-genius, Emily Talen asks — where are the people?
New Urban Network
November 21, 2010, 5am PST
<em>Urban Omnibus</em> offers a summary of the recent debate that went down over the future of Harvard's Graduate School of Design concerning urban design, landscape urbanism and new urbanism.
Urban Omnibus
November 9, 2010, 9am PST
Fort Bliss in El Paso, TX will be getting 30,000 more troops under the Base Realignment and Closure program, which means a major effort to plan for the added people.
New Urban Network
November 4, 2010, 2pm PDT
Jonna McKone looks at how Hispanics are transforming urban spaces and how city planning and transportation policies respond.
TheCityFix
Feature
October 4, 2010, 9am PDT
The latest in a series of academic challenges to the New Urbanism turns out to be weak in all the areas that matter most, argues author Michael Mehaffy.
Michael Mehaffy
October 3, 2010, 7am PDT
Because of their broad appeal, diverse uses, and heavy programming, parks may do more for cities than the performing arts centers of the 1980s and the sports venues of the 1990s have accomplished, says JoAnn Greco.
The Washington Post
September 30, 2010, 11am PDT
Coverage of a Jefferson Parish Council meeting about zoning changes to the Fat City neighborhood to make it a mixed-use community equate New Urbanism with earlier closing times for local bars.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune
September 27, 2010, 8am PDT
In classic hill towns, people showed innovation and dynamic placemaking--lessons learned for urbanism in the new century, says Chuck Wolfe.
myurbanist
September 20, 2010, 6pm PDT
A short documentary exploring the development challenges that the City of Ventura faces.
The OpenSpace: News For Central Coast Planners
September 20, 2010, 8am PDT
With three transit stations nearby and ready-made commuters, this DC/Maryland suburb is ripe for development.
New Urban Network
September 20, 2010, 7am PDT
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) begins a two-year tryout of new parking technologies.
New Urban Network
September 17, 2010, 6am PDT
This commentary from church architect Randy Bright argues that New Urbanists unfairly attack church sprawl, and that the cost of developing denser communities is the freedom of the people.
The Tulsa Beacon