New Urbanism

June 3, 2011, 2pm PDT
As CNU 19 convenes in Madison, Wisconsin, Reporter Mike Ivey says that New Urbanism's brand of smaller homes and denser lifestyle may be finally finding its niche.
The Cap Times
May 28, 2011, 11am PDT
Sharon McMillan explains how her town - Unionville, Ontario - gave New Urbanism "a great big hug" back in the 1970s, and has benefited ever since.
New Urban Network
May 27, 2011, 11am PDT
British cities report 9% fewer car trips per person and a 5% decline in distance traveled by car. That's because fewer young people are deciding to learn how to drive, says Prof. Phil Goodwin of the University of West of England.
TheCityFix.com
May 2, 2011, 8am PDT
Raymond Hain says the arguments in favor of New Urbanism are often "murky", and design is in the eye of the beholder. but is there a deeper, philosophical foundation for New Urbanism?
The Witherspoon Institute
April 27, 2011, 9am PDT
New Urbanism has been given a bad rap, according to co-founder Andres Duany. In this piece for <em>Metropolis</em> he sets the record straight.
Metropolis
April 25, 2011, 6am PDT
It's at Albuquerque's edge, it's the size of Manhattan, and it's happening, despite drought, recession and tightening state budgets. An annotation of Mesa del Sol's master plan explains how and why.
High Country News
April 18, 2011, 6am PDT
Andres Duany, the most vocal of New Urbanist, says that the critiques of the "ism" he helped create brand it as a "rustic version of starchitect culture" when it is in actuality an "expanding web of ideas, techniques, projects, and people."
Metropolis Magazine
Blog post
March 28, 2011, 3am PDT
Since 2004, the Next Generation of New Urbanists (NextGen) has welcomed new ideas and new faces into the Congress for the New Urbanism.
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