A form-based code and affordable transit-oriented development tie for Grand Prize in CNU annual design awards.
Birmingham, Michigan; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Providence, Rhode Island; and others that adopted a new urban approach 15 or 20 years ago have transformed themselves.
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.
The multifamily industry is building more in walkable locations, but developers still need instruction on the manners of placemaking. Here are some hints.
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."
Londonderry, New Hampshire, could be a model for New England suburbs to organize growth at the metropolitan edge.
Inspiring stories of visionary leaders are splendid, but it is more reliable to build "champions" from the bottom up.
This video from urbanists Dover, Kohl & Partners offers instructions on the transformation of an inner suburb that was languishing.
No longer comprised of isolated districts, twenty-first century downtowns are rebuilding themselves once again as integrated places.
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