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.
More than 10,000 jobs have been added to downtown Detroit in the last few years, and that number is expected to top 15,000 by 2015.
The results of the latest Realtors' national community preference survey are all over the place. Evidence supports the trend toward smart growth. Evidence to the contrary is plentiful, too.
The most brilliant innovations in building cities won't come from politicians, professionals and advocates. That brilliance is already embodied in the traditional development pattern.
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.
In a tragedy of personality and wrong decisions, a man was arrested for picking up his child on foot at an elementary school.
While many cities and towns have determined that they need not have additional project review for development that conforms with the code, others are establishing or streamlining project review systems.
Maybe it’s my 1960s North Carolina upbringing, but I like nice cars and have always managed to have one. What I would not like, though, is being dependent on a car for every single thing I need.
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