Land use regulations and trillions of dollars in existing public infrastructure make alternatives to sprawl extremely difficult outside of a historic city or town.
Reported to be the world’s richest artist, Damien Hirst is building an extension to the thousand-year-old town of Ilfracombe, Devon, England.
Here are 10 reasons why a new, small, apartment complex in Chico, California, creates a "place" in the suburbs.
Investments in small, starter homes used to be the catalyst for neighborhood growth. Our historic neighborhoods are filled with examples of this.
Coalitions and strategic politics — and shifting cultural values — can deliver the structural change needed to allow American urbanism to flower again, according to Benjamin Ross, author of Dead End.
Cities take a physical form that either supports or is stressful to people outside of a moving vehicle or building. Rybczynski, in his critique of New Urbanism, forgets that lesson.
For three generations, the American Dream was largely defined by continual suburban expansion. A new urban dream has emerged, and it is here to stay.
In a comprehensive piece called "What's New in New Urbanism," Multi-Housing News reports that new urban ideas have "swept the industry over the past 20 years."
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