April 4, 2006, 9am PDT
The New Urbanist design is expensive, but the concept -- similar to recovery efforts after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake -- shows great promise.
April 3, 2006, 7am PDT
Design Week 2006, Mississippi State University -- Frank Barbour, landscape architecture student at Mississippi State University, reports on MSU's Design Week 2006, which grouped 150 student
March 1, 2006, 6am PST
In rare form, a Mississippi electric company is taking the lead in the redevelopment process and producing a win-win situation for both the company and for the city of Jackson.
February 7, 2006, 9am PST
Ricky Mathews, Publisher of the Biloxi Sun Herald and Vice-Chairman of the Governor's Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding, and Renewal after Hurricane Katrina, argues that Andres Duany and o
January 31, 2006, 9am PST
A small suburban community along the Gulf Coast is learning to embrace New Urbanism and create its first ever town center.
December 15, 2005, 11am PST
The manufactured homes are tailored to an appropriate historic or neighborhood look, and will likely play a big part in rebuilding on the Coast.
December 4, 2005, 1pm PST
The prominence of the Congress for the New Urbanism in the Katrina rebuilding effort seems to be making some professionals -- such as architect Eric Owen Moss to author Mike Davis -- nervous.
December 1, 2005, 8am PST
Once the enemy of urban planners for small towns, Wal-Mart has turned into a formidable presence for the rebuilding efforts along the Gulf Coast.
November 29, 2005, 10am PST
Mississippi governor urges rebuilding in hurricane-hit areas to adopt traditional features. Opponents criticize "dominance of New Urbanism" and focus on "historicist designs" in official efforts.
November 15, 2005, 9am PST
Wal-Mart considers a decidely new urbanist approach to rebuilding two downtown stores destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
November 4, 2005, 5am PST
Though the practicality of the Congress for the New Urbanism's Mississippi charettes have been called into question, Providence Journal editor David Broussat wonders what all the fuss is about.
October 28, 2005, 8am PDT
Chicago Tribune Architecture critic Blair Kamin thinks so as he compares the rebuilding of coastal Mississippi with Daniel Burnham's Beaux-Arts Civic Improvements.
October 19, 2005, 6am PDT
An editorial weighs in on the impact New Urbanism pioneer Andres Duany will have in the rebuilding of the Gulf Coast, and his dubious legacy in West Palm Beach.
October 16, 2005, 5am PDT
NPR features an interview with Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour on the rebuilding of the Gulf Coast.
October 13, 2005, 12pm PDT
Community design costs, big-box retailers, mobile homes, and casinos are just a few of the many challenges that await the new urbanists who were selected to lead the rebuilding of the Missippi gulf coast.
October 7, 2005, 8am PDT
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is welcoming new urbanist professionals from across the nation to an unprecedented "mega-charrette" for rebuilding many of the hardest-hit communities along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
September 29, 2005, 2pm PDT
While the core of historical New Orleans remains, the buildings and architecture of Biloxi have been completely destroyed.
September 10, 2005, 7am PDT
Many historic buildings were also lost in the wake of the devastating hurricane.
September 8, 2005, 12pm PDT
Preservationists trying to salvage built heritage damaged by Katrina ask, will these historic sites be the same place anymore?
August 31, 2005, 6am PDT
The impact of segregation endures in a Mississippi coast town, where an African-American community is working to protect its environment, housing and history.