New Urbanism

Michigan Municipal League

Why Andrés Duany Is So Focused on Making 'Lean Urbanism' a Thing

"Common sense has been almost completely lost in my profession," says the architect.

MAINSTREET DELAND ASSOCIATION

Real Downtowns Beat Manufactured Ones—Even in Central Florida

A fun Sweet 16-style contest from the Orlando Sentinel.

Courtesy University of Notre Dame School of Architecture

A New Urbanism Fantasy, Painted in Oils

Architectural artist Carl Laubin has combined every winner of the Richard H. Driehaus Prize into a single city, and the results make more sense than you might think.

What Our Urban Planning Vocabulary Says About Our Cities

A look at how the words we use have evolved.

AP

A Sanitized Version of Urban Life in Guatemala's Capital

Critics worry Paseo Cayalá is a high-end refuge that will allow the wealthy to ignore the rest of the city.

AS + GG

A City Where Everything Is a 15 Minute Walk Away

China's proposed car-free city for 80,000 is intended to become a prototype.

Courtesy: Congress for a New Urbanism

At the 20th Congress for the New Urbanism, a Movement Feels its Age

They used to be radicals, now they're establishment. Has it changed their approach to development?

melaniehammet.com

Have Guitar, Will Sing Songs About Urban Planning

Melanie Hammet wants to turn obscure zoning ordinances into the universal language of song.

Mark Byrnes

The Manifesto for a New Urbanism That Came Before 'New Urbanism'

A 20-year-old's manifesto for the anti-modernist city was written years before the actual New Urbanist movement. Radicalism aside, there are surprising overlaps.

Michael Mehaffy

In Defense of Portland's Orenco Station

A rebuttal to a recent Atlantic Cities story on the shortcomings of the New Urbanist community in Oregon