Charter of the New Urbanism by Congress for the New Urbanism

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The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is the leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities, and healthier living conditions. Thoroughly updated to cover the latest environmental, economic, and social implications of urban design, Charter of the New Urbanism, Second Edition features insightful writing from 62 authors on each of the Charter's principles. Real-world case studies, plans, and examples are included throughout.

This pioneering guide explains how to restore urban centers, reconfigure sprawling suburbs, conserve environmental assets, and preserve our built legacy. It examines communities at three separate but interdependent levels:

The region: Metropolis, city, and town Neighborhood, district, and corridor Block, street, and building

Featuring new photos and illustrations, this practical, up-to-date resource is invaluable for design professionals, developers, planners, elected officials, and citizen activists.

New coverage includes:

Urban-to-Rural Transect Form-based codes Light Imprint community design Retrofitting suburbia Tactical Urbanism Canons of Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism And much more

Essays by:

Randall Arendt

G. B. Arrington

Jonathan Barnett

Stephanie Bothwell

Peter Calthorpe

Thomas J. Comitta

Victor Dover

Andrés Duany

Douglas Farr

Geoffrey Ferrell

Ray Gindroz

Ken Greenberg

Jacky Grimshaw

Douglas Kelbaugh

Léon Krier

Walter Kulash

Bill Lennertz

William Lieberman

Wendy Morris

Elizabeth Moule

John O. Norquist

Myron Orfield

Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk

Stefanos Polyzoides

Shelley R. Poticha

Mark M. Schimmenti

Daniel Solomon

Laurie Volk

Robert D. Yaro

Todd Zimmerman

Commentaries by:

Laurence Aurbach

Kaid Benfield

Phillip Bess

Howard Blackson

Hazel Borys

Patrick Condon

Ann Daigle

Ellen Dunham-Jones

Ethan Goffman

Richard Allen Hall

Tony Hiss

Jennifer Hurley

James Howard Kunstler

Gianni Longo

Tom Low

Michael Lydon

John Massengale

Michael Mehaffy

Anne Vernez Moudon

Steven Mouzon

Paul Murrain

Nathan Norris

Russell Preston

Henry R. Richmond

Daniel Slone

Sandy Sorlien

Robert Steuteville

Galina Tachieva

Emily Talen

Dhiru Thadani

Marc A. Weiss

June Williamson


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Congress for the New Urbanism is the leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions. Emily Talen, Editor, is a Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University (ASU), Director of the Phoenix Urban Research Lab (PURL) at ASU, and Co-Editor of the "Journal of Urbanism.
Published May 31, 2013 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 320 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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