Principles for Urban Retail Planning and Development

How A Traditional Agricultural City Functions: The Case Of San Isidro, Costa Rica

If you're one of those that is interested in the agricultural New Urbanist community concept, then you might want to check out the city of San Isidro, Costa Rica.  San Isidro is a city with a population of around 35,000.  It lies nestled in a valley surrounded on all sides by beautiful mou... read more »

My Buddy's Organic Fruit Stand In Costa Rica and What It Could Mean For New Urbanism

So this is my buddy's simple little organic fruit stand that I help to grow fruits and vegetables for at the beach here where I am typing from in Uvita, Costa Rica.  In my opinion, this is exactly what we need to be seeing more of in New Urbanist communities in more developed countries such as ... read more »

Clinton Presidential Library Honors CNU Charter Member Robert Gibbs

Robert J. Gibbs, ASLA, CNU-A was honored by the Clinton Presidential Library‘s School of Public Service for his career’s contributions in urban planning and development. As a William J. Clinton Distinguished Lecturer, Gibbs presented: “How Great Communities are Conceived and Built,” based on... read more »