Category Archives: New Urbanism trend in general

Are New Urbanists open to opposing ideas?

I ask this question “Are New Urbanists open to opposing ideas?” because it seems as if they are not.  Please take the time to read the article at http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2011/01/30/green_building/.  This article talks about the difference in New Urbanists and a … Continue reading

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East Village Monroe

As you may have read in some of my posts, I do not always agree with what alot of the new urbanists beliefs.  I do however believe that there is a place for new urbanism.  I don’t say this lightly.  I am planning … Continue reading

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Inquiry

I would like to ask a few questions and see what type of answers we get.  What does new urbanism mean in your own words? What is the most important issue in future growth? How would you implement your most … Continue reading

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Interesting Article

I googled and found an interesting article about New Urbanism that was in the New Urban News.  One function of new urbanism that I believe is misunderstood and too often miscalculated in developments is the mixed use aspect of projects.  … Continue reading

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New Urbanism v/s Old Urbanism

If we look back in the history of the United States; States, Counties, and Cities were formed based upon transportation – just like growth patterns form today.  When the 13 original colonies were formed, which later became the first states … Continue reading

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New Urbanism trend

New Urbanism has become the hot trend in real estate development in the last 5 years or so.  Many tout the benefits of this design which takes its theory from the small towns that were built prior to the automobile. … Continue reading

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