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Greenprint advocates tout range of benefits

The Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan recommends around 500 miles of greenways, trails and bike lanes that connect to neighborhoods, parks and employment centers in four counties in the region. Advocates say the system would also promote economic development. 

Theory and reality and the post-sprawl city

Part 3 of a Review of Landscape Urbanism and its Discontents

Campuses belong to the people, too

Part two of a Review of Landscape Urbanism and Its Discontents

The standard model of urbanism and how to argue over it

Part one of a review of Landscape Urbanism and Its Discontents

A great Duany presentation

Andrés Duany led off Thursday morning at CNU21 by laying out a far-ranging view of what the near future needs to look like, and what we can do to get there.

Inspiration on cities, congestion, and highways

John Norquist likened congestion to cholesterol: in the same way that the body needs some cholesterol to be alive, congestion is a similar indication of a vibrant downtown.

Eisenhower Memorial controversy puts focus on urban design

The critique surrounding this project is indicative of the declining status of contemporary ‘Starchitecture’ in our national discourse.

The new relevance of New Urbanism

We continue to need, as Jane Jacobs pointed out fully a half century ago, a fluid network of walkable urbanism, as little cut apart as possible by large interruptions.

Street fight: Landscape Urbanism versus New Urbanism

In their first substantive dialog, landscape urbanist Charles Waldheim and new urbanist Andres Duany reveal that the issue is less about sprawl than what lies beyond everybody’s front door: The street.

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