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In the 1990s, HUD recruited the Congress for the New Urbanism to devise design standards and train housing authorities to build intimate, mixed-income communities to replace decrepit public housing.
(4.) Congress for the New Urbanism, "Charter of the New Urbanism," http://www.cnu.
"We're trying to strengthen the connection," says John Norquist, former mayor of Milwaukee (1998 to 2003) and current president of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU).
(A transit-oriented development, or TOD, is a TND built around a mass transit station, so that residents can walk to the station and commute to work.) Although these terms are still used to describe particular types of developments, they have been absorbed into the broader term of new urbanism, coined in 1993 with the founding of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), an umbrella organization bringing together a variety of disciplines.
In neighboring Mississippi, the Congress for the New Urbanism, led by the irrepressible Andres Duany (of Seaside, Florida, fame), recently completed an extensive design charrette to provide guidance to that state, equally hard hit by the storm.
The market premium enjoyed by new urban projects is well-recognized (Eppli and Tu 1999; Song and Knaap 2003) and celebrated as a selling point by the Congress for the New Urbanism (New Urban News 2003).
The Congress for the New Urbanism, founded in z993, declares on its Web site that "all development should be in the form of compact, walkable neighborhoods." New Urbanists eagerly helped write zoning codes that forbade things that had previously been mandated--broad streets, low densities, separation of residential from commercial uses while mandating things that had formerly been forbidden, such as narrow streets, high densities, and mixed uses.
In 1993, the Congress for the New Urbanism was founded by a group of enthusiastic architects who work to create buildings, neighborhoods, and regions that provide a high quality of life for all residents, while simultaneously protecting the natural environment.
The smart growth people suggest turning to the work of Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, founders of the Congress for the New Urbanism, for answers.
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