The 22nd annual gathering of the Congress for the New Urbanism took place in Buffalo in early June. Here's a sampling of a treasure trove of observations over four days.
A form-based code and affordable transit-oriented development tie for Grand Prize in CNU annual design awards.
The secret of success for urbanists is to listen more and strive to connect with the folks that we serve.
Birmingham, Michigan; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Providence, Rhode Island; and others that adopted a new urban approach 15 or 20 years ago have transformed themselves.
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.
Partnerships are key to advancing the urban placemaking agenda, says Lynn Richards, who will take over as President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism on July 1.
Connecting competence to organized support is key to reversing the Sisyphean cycle of urban placemaking.
Some are surprised that Robert A.M. Stern has been invited back to CNU — the last time he addressed the gathering, he attacked his host. But that's actually the CNU way.
Part two of a Review of Landscape Urbanism and Its Discontents
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