New Urbanism

How is a nation glutted with suburbs shaping us and the environment for the worse? How can we re-imagine where we live for the better?

Does an evening on the front porch sound heavenly? There may be more than one reason that this architectural interface between the public and private reminds us of Paradise.

What is the relationship between the built environment and a healthy and just neighborhood? Here’s a taste of the web resources available for learning about the built environment and tools for making your community a healthy place.

New Urbanism’s new way

July 30, 2009

New Urbanism is a school of urban planning that focuses on environmental and community health, while still supporting conservative values.