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David Byrne on New Urbanism, Burning Down of Houses at CNU 18

After publishing his book Bicycle Diaries, David Byrne pushed for two-wheeled transportation at CNU 18.

New Urbanism for the Apocalypse

Has the New Urbanism outlived its original purpose? The movement's charismatic founder, Andrés Duany, seems to think so.

Peter Calthorpe's Vision for California: Save the Cities, Save the World

Beyond addressing the "lack of community soul" in the typical sprawl-filled suburban American town, Calthorpe addressed the environmental benefits of new urbanist development at CNU18.

HUD Announces the End of Urban Sprawl as We Know It, New Urbanists Feel Fine

Shaun Donovan's speech at CNU18 addressed environmental and economic policy issues.

Learning from CNU 18: HUD Sec. Shaun Donovan Speaks

This year's conference gathered more attention when HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan contacted our office to announce his attendance at CNU 18 in Atlanta.

Charter Award Winners Gaining National Coverage

Since the Charter Awards were announced last week, the project winners have gained nation-wide attention.