Mississippi

May 24, 2006, 5am PDT
The New York Times Magazine critiques the efforts of New Urbanists to redesign Biloxi, Mississippi, after Hurricane Katrina, referring to the group as "faintly cultish".
The New York Times
April 18, 2006, 10am PDT
The New Orleans Times-Picayune and Biloxi Sun Herald win prizes for public service in their coverage of the hurricane aftermath.
BBC News
April 16, 2006, 1pm PDT
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers release a new flood plain advisory for New Orleans' flooded areas.
The Christian Science Monitor
April 13, 2006, 10am PDT
After a long wait, the Bush administration releases guidelines for new construction after the disaster.
The Washington Post
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.
Slate
Feature
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

Frank Barbour
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.
Clarion Ledger
Feature
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

Ricky Mathews
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.
The Clarion-Ledger
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.
Sun Herald
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.
The Los Angeles Times
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.
Mid-South News
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.
USA Today
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.
The Providence Journal
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.
The Chicago Tribune
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.
Palm Beach Post
October 16, 2005, 5am PDT
NPR features an interview with Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour on the rebuilding of the Gulf Coast.
National Public Radio
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.
USA Today
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.
New Urban News