Part two of a Review of Landscape Urbanism and Its Discontents
Part one of a review of Landscape Urbanism and Its Discontents
Incumbent President/CEO John Norquist is scheduled to step down in mid-2014. The Congress for the New Urbanism seeks candidates with the hope of announcing his successor at CNU 22 in Buffalo.
Norquist spearheaded campaigns for highway removal, federal reform of housing policy and walkable communities.
This isn’t an either/or situation. New Urbanism and Smart Growth can continue to shelter the top-down academic while simultaneously championing the bottom-up DIYer. Just expand the tent.
Since it’s launch in 1993, Prince Charles’s Poundbury development in Dorcester, England, has set the standard as a high-quality, successful new town designed according to New Urbanism.
In the latest episode of the Official CNU Podcast, founder Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk looks back at the influence new urbanism has had on the culture, and talks about her current work.
I’m hardly the only one whose career was strongly influenced by the now-iconic planned town of Seaside, on Florida’s Panhandle coast. A video explains why.
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