BackgroundUntil the mid 20th century, cities were generally organized into and developed around mixed-use walkable neighborhoods. For most of human history this meant a city that was entirely walkable, although with the development of the reach of the city extended outward along transit lines, allowing for the growth of new pedestrian communities such as s. But with the advent of cheap automobiles and favorable government policies, attention began to shift away from cities and towards ways of growth more focused on the needs of the car. Specifically, after World War II largely centered around the use of municipal ordinances to segregate residential from commercial and industrial development, and focused on the construction of low-density single-family detached houses as the preferred housing format for the growing . The physical separation of where people live from where they work, shop and frequently spend their recreational time, together with low housing density, which often drastically reduced population density relative to historical norms, made automobiles indispensable for practical transportation and contributed to the emergence of a culture of . This new system of development, with its rigorous separation of uses, arose after and became known as "conventional suburban development" or pejoratively as . The majority of U.S. citizens now live in an communities built in the last fifty years, and automobile use per capita has soared. Although New Urbanism as an organized movement would only arise later, a number of activists and thinkers soon began to criticize the planning techniques being put into practice. Social philosopher and historian criticized the "anti-urban" development of post-war America. '' ,'' written by in the early 1960s, called for planners to reconsider the single-use housing projects, large car-dependent thoroughfares, and segregated commercial centers that had become the "norm". In the 1960s, architect François Spoerry developed the concept of "soft architecture" that he applied to Port Grimaud, a new marina in the south of France. The success of this project had a considerable influence and led to many new projects of soft architecture like Port Liberté in or in France. Rooted in these early dissenters, the ideas behind New Urbanism began to solidify in the 1970s and 80s with the urban visions and theoretical models for the reconstruction of the "European" city proposed by architect , and the theories of . The term "new urbanism" itself started being used in this context in the mid-1980s, but it wasn't until the early 1990s that it was commonly written as a proper noun capitalized. In 1991, the Local Government Commission, a private nonprofit group in , invited architects , Michael Corbett, Andrés Duany, Elizabeth Moule, , Stefanos Polyzoides, and Daniel Solomon to develop a set of community principles for land use planning. Named the '' Ahwahnee Principles'' (after 's ), the commission presented the principles to about one hundred government officials in the fall of 1991, at its first Yosemite Conference for Local Elected Officials. Calthorpe, Duany, Moule, Plater-Zyberk, Polyzoides, and Solomon founded the Chicago-based Congress for the New Urbanism in 1993. The CNU has grown to more than three thousand members, and is the leading international organization promoting New Urbanist design principles. It holds annual Congresses in various U.S. cities. In 2009, co-founders Elizabeth Moule, Hank Dittmar, and Stefanos Polyzoides authored the Canons of Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism to clarify and detail the relationship between New Urbanism and sustainability. The Canons are "a set of operating principles for human settlement that reestablish the relationship between the art of building, the making of community, and the conservation of our natural world". They promote the use of passive heating and cooling solutions, the use of locally obtained materials, and in general, a "culture of permanence". New Urbanism is a broad movement that spans a number of different disciplines and geographic scales. And while the conventional approach to growth remains dominant, New Urbanist principles have become increasingly influential in the fields of planning, architecture, and public policy.
TerminologySeveral terms are viewed either as synonymous, included in, or overlapping with the New Urbanism. The terms Neotraditional Development or Traditional Neighborhood Development are often associated with the New Urbanism. These terms generally refer to complete New Towns or new neighborhoods, often built in traditional architectural styles, as opposed to smaller infill and redevelopment projects. The term Traditional Urbanism has also been used to describe the New Urbanism by those who object to the "new" moniker. The term "Walkable Urbanism" was proposed as an alternative term by developer and professor Christopher Leinberger. Many debate whether and the New Urbanism are the same or whether substantive differences exist between the two; overlap exists in membership and content between the two movements. Placemaking is another term that is often used to signify New Urbanist efforts or those of like-minded groups. The term Transit-Oriented Development is sometimes cited as being coined by prominent New Urbanist and is heavily promoted by New Urbanists. The term is sometimes associated with the New Urbanism as there has been an increasing focus on the environmental benefits of New Urbanism associated with the rise of the term sustainability in the 2000s, however, this has caused some confusion as the term is also used by the and to include issues (e.g., ) that exceed the scope of intended to be addressed by the New Urbanism or . The term "livability" or "livable communities" was popular under the , though it dates back at least to the mid-1990s when the term was used by the Local Government Commission. Planning magazine discussed the proliferation of "urbanisms" in an article in 2011 titled "A Short Guide to 60 of the Newest Urbanisms". Several New Urbanists have popularized terminology under the umbrella of the New Urbanism including and Tactical Urbanism (of which Guerrilla Urbanism can be viewed as a subset). The term Tactical Urbanism was coined by Frenchman Michel de Certau in 1968 and revived in 2011 by New Urbanist Mike Lydon and the co-authors of the Tactical Urbanism Guide. In 2011 authored a book that used the term Agrarian Urbanism to describe an agriculturally-focused subset of New Urbanist town design. In 2013 a group of New Urbanists led by CNU co-founder began a research project under the banner of Lean Urbanism which purported to provide a bridge between Tactical Urbanism and the New Urbanism. Other terms have surfaced in reaction to the New Urbanism intended to provide a contrast, alternative to, or a refinement of the New Urbanism. Some of these terms include Everyday Urbanism by Harvard Professor Margaret Crawford, John Chase, and John Kaliski, Ecological Urbanism, and True Urbanism by architect Bernard Zyscovich. was popularized by Charles Waldheim who explicitly defined it as in opposition to the New Urbanism in his lectures at Harvard University. ''Landscape Urbanism and its Discontents'', edited by Andres Duany and Emily Talen, specifically addressed the tension between these two views of .
OrganizationsThe primary organization promoting the New Urbanism in the United States is the (CNU). The Congress for the New Urbanism is the leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions. CNU members promote the principles of CNU's Charter and the hallmarks of New Urbanism, including: * Livable streets arranged in compact, walkable blocks. * A range of housing choices to serve people of diverse ages and income levels. * Schools, stores and other nearby destinations reachable by walking, bicycling or transit service. * An affirming, human-scaled public realm where appropriately designed buildings define and enliven streets and other public spaces. The CNU has met annually since 1993 when they held their first general meeting in , with approximately one hundred attendees. By 2008 the Congress was drawing two to three thousand attendees to the annual meetings. The CNU began forming local and regional chapters circa 2004 with the founding of the New England and Florida Chapters. By 2011 there were 16 official chapters and interest groups for 7 more. , Canada hosts two full CNU Chapters, one in Ontario (CNU Ontario), and one in British Columbia (Cascadia) which also includes a portion of the north-west US states. While the CNU has international participation in Canada, sister organizations have been formed in other areas of the world including the Council for European Urbanism (CEU), the Movement for Israeli Urbanism (MIU) and the Australian Council for the New Urbanism. By 2002 chapters of Students for the New Urbanism began appearing at universities including the , , , and the . In 2003, a group of younger professionals and students met at the 11th Congress in Washington, D.C. and began developing a "Manifesto of the Next Generation of New Urbanists". The Next Generation of New Urbanists held their first major session the following year at the 12th meeting of the CNU in Chicago in 2004. The group has continued meeting annually with a focus on young professionals, students, new member issues, and ensuring the flow of fresh ideas and diverse viewpoints within the New Urbanism and the CNU. Spinoff projects of the Next Generation of the New Urbanists include the Living Urbanism publication first published in 2008 and the first Tactical Urbanism Guide. The CNU has spawned publications and research groups. Publications include the ''New Urban News'' and the ''New Town Paper''. Research groups have formed independent nonprofits to research individual topics such as the Form-Based Codes Institute, The National Charrette Institute and the Center for Applied Transect Studies. In the New Urbanist and European urbanism principles are practised and taught by . Around the world, other organisations promote New Urbanism as part of their remit, such as , A Vision of Europe, Council for European Urbanism, and others. The CNU and other national organizations have also formed partnerships with like-minded groups. Organizations under the banner of also often work with the Congress for the New Urbanism. In addition the CNU has formed partnerships on specific projects such as working with the and the to develop the standards, and with the to develop a Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) Design manual.
FilmThe New Urbanism Film Festival was held in 2013 and 2014 in Los Angeles to highlight films and short films about the New Urbanism and related topics. The 2011 film '' '' by Gary Hustwit featured then CNU Board Chair Ellen Dunham-Jones and other urban thinkers on the international story of urbanization including the New Urbanist efforts in the United States. The 2004 documentary '' The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream'' argues that the depletion of oil will result in the demise of the sprawl-type development.
CriticismNew Urbanism has drawn both praise and criticism from all parts of the . It has been criticized both for being a social engineering scheme and for failing to address social equity and for both restricting private enterprise and for being a deregulatory force in support of private sector developers. Journalist Alex Marshall has decried New Urbanism as essentially a marketing scheme that repackages conventional suburban sprawl behind a façade of nostalgic imagery and empty, aspirational slogans. In a 1996 article in ''Metropolis'' magazine, Marshall denounced New Urbanism as "a grand fraud". The attack continued in numerous articles, including an opinion column in the ''Washington Post'' in September of the same year, and in Marshall's first book
United StatesNew Urbanism is having a growing influence on how and where metropolitan regions choose to grow. At least fourteen large-scale planning initiatives are based on the principles of linking transportation and land-use policies, and using the neighborhood as the fundamental building block of a region. has adopted the most ambitious New Urbanist-based zoning code reform yet undertaken by a major U.S. city. More than six hundred new towns, villages, and neighborhoods, following New Urbanist principles, have been planned or are currently under construction in the U.S. Hundreds of new, small-scale, urban and suburban infill projects are under way to reestablish walkable streets and blocks. In Maryland and several other states, New Urbanist principles are an integral part of '' '' legislation. In the mid-1990s, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) adopted the principles of the New Urbanism in its multibillion-dollar program to rebuild public housing projects nationwide. New Urbanists have planned and developed hundreds of projects in infill locations. Most were driven by the private sector, but many, including HUD projects, used public money. Prospect New Town Founded in the mid-1990s, is Colorado's first full-scale New Urbanist community. Developer Kiki Wallace worked the firm of Duany Plater Zyberk & Company to develop the neighborhood that was formerly his family's tree farm. Currently in its final phase of development, the neighborhood is intended to have a population of approximately 2,000 people in 585 units on 340 lots. The development includes a interwoven into the center of the residential area, with businesses ranging from restaurants to professional offices. The streets are oriented to maximize the view of the mountains, and the traditional town center is no more than five minutes on foot from any place in the neighborhood.
University Place in MemphisIn 2010, University Place in became the second only U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED certified neighborhood. LEED ND (neighborhood development) standards integrates principles of smart growth, urbanism and green building and were developed through a collaboration between USGBC, Congress for the New Urbanism, and the . University Place, developed by , is a 405-unit, , mixed-income, mixed use, multigenerational, HOPE VI grant community that revitalized the severely distressed Lamar Terrace public housing site.
The Cotton DistrictThe Cotton District in Starkville, Mississippi was the first New Urbanist development, begun in 1968 long before the New Urbanism movement was organized. The District borders Mississippi State University, and consists mostly of residential rental units for college students along with restaurants, bars and retail. The Cotton District got its name because it is built in the vicinity of an old cotton mill.
SeasideSeaside, Florida, the first fully New Urbanist town, began development in 1981 on 80 acres (324,000 m²) of Florida Panhandle coastline. It was featured on the cover of the ''The Atlantic, Atlantic Monthly'' in 1988, when only a few streets were completed, and has become internationally famous for its architecture, and the quality of its streets and public spaces. Seaside is now a tourist destination and appeared in the 1998 movie ''The Truman Show''. Lots sold for $15,000 in the early 1980s, and slightly over a decade later, the price had escalated to about $200,000. Today, most lots sell for more than $1 million, and some houses top $5 million.
Mueller CommunityThe Mueller Community is located on the site of the former Robert Mueller Municipal Airport in Austin, Texas, which closed in 1999. Per the developer, the value of the Mueller development upon completion will be $1.3 billion, and will comprise 4.2 million square feet of non-residential development, of retail space, 4,600 homes, and of open space. An estimated 10,000 permanent jobs within the development will have been created by the time it is complete. The Mueller Community also has more electric cars per capita than any other neighborhood in the United States – a fact partially attributable to an incentive program.
StapletonThe site of the former Stapleton International Airport in Denver and Aurora, Colorado, closed in 1995, is now being redeveloped by Forest City Enterprises.Vincent, Roger and Groves, Martha (October 18, 2003
San AntonioIn 1997 San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, as part of a new master plan, created new regulations called the Unified Development Code (UDC), largely influenced by New Urbanism. One feature of the UDC is six unique land development patterns that can be applied to certain districts: Conservation Development, Commercial Center Development, Office or Institutional Campus Development, Commercial Retrofit Development, Tradition Neighborhood Development, Transit Oriented Development. Each district has specific standards and design regulation. The six development patterns were created to reflect existing development patterns.
Mountain HouseMountain House, San Joaquin County, California, Mountain House, one of the latest New Urbanist projects in the United States, is a new town located near Tracy, California. Construction started in 2001. Mountain House will consist of 12 villages, each with its own elementary school, park, and commercial area. In addition, a future train station, transit center and bus system are planned for Mountain House.
Mesa del SolMesa del Sol, New Mexico—the largest New Urbanist project in the United States—was designed by architect , and is being developed by Forest City Enterprises. Mesa del Sol may take five decades to reach full build-out, at which time it should have 38,000 residential units, housing a population of 100,000; a industrial office park; four town centers; an urban center; and a downtown that would provide a twin towns and sister cities, twin city within Albuquerque, New Mexico, Albuquerque.
I'OnLocated in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, I'On is a traditional neighborhood development, mixed with a new urbanism styled architecture, reflecting on the building designs of the nearby downtown areas of Charleston, South Carolina. Founded on April 30, 1995, I'On was designed by the town planning firms of Dover, Kohl & Partners and Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, and currently holds over 750 single family homes. Features of the community include extensive sidewalks, shared public greens and parks, trails and a grid of narrow, traffic calming streets. Most homes are required to have a front porch of not less than eight feet (2.46 m) in depth. Floor heights of 10 feet (3.1 m), raised foundations and smaller lot sizes give the community a Urban density, dense, vertical feel.
Haile PlantationHaile Plantation, Florida, is a 2,600-household () development of regional impact southwest of the city of Gainesville, within Alachua County. Haile Village Center is a traditional neighborhood center within the development. It was originally started in 1978 and completed in 2007. In addition to the 2,600 homes the neighborhood consists of two merchant centers (one a New England narrow street village and the other a chain grocery strip mall). There are also two public elementary schools and an 18-hole golf course.
Celebration, FloridaIn June 1996, the The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Company unveiled its 5,000 acre (20 km²) town of Celebration, Florida, Celebration, near Orlando, Florida. Celebration opened its downtown in October 1996, relying heavily on the experiences of Seaside, whose downtown was nearly complete. Disney shuns the label New Urbanism, calling Celebration simply a "town". Celebration's Downtown has become one of the area's most popular tourist destinations making the community a showcase for New Urbanism as a prime example of the creation of a "sense of place".
Jersey CityThe construction of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail in Hudson County, New Jersey has spurred transit-oriented development. In Jersey City, New Jersey, Jersey City, two projects are planned to transform brownfield sites, both of which have required remediation of toxic waste by previous owners. Bayfront, Jersey City, Bayfront, once site of a Honeywell plant is a site on the Hackensack River, and is nearby the planned West Campus of New Jersey City University. Canal Crossing, Jersey City, Canal Crossing, named for the former Morris Canal, was once partially owned by PPG Industries, and is a site west of Liberty State Park.
Old York Village, Chesterfield Township, New JerseyThe sparsely developed agricultural Chesterfield Township, New Jersey, Township of Chesterfield in covers approximately and has made farmland preservation a priority since the 1970s. Chesterfield has permanently preserved more than of farmland through state and county programs and a township-wide transfer of development credits program that directs future growth to a designated "receiving area" known as Old York Village. Old York Village is a neo-traditional, new urbanism town on incorporating a variety of housing types, neighborhood commercial facilities, a new elementary school, civic uses, and active and passive open space areas with preserved agricultural land surrounding the planned village. Construction began in the early 2000s and a significant percentage of the community is now complete. Old York Village was the winner of the American Planning Association National Outstanding Planning Award in 2004.
CivitaCivita (San Diego, California), Civita is a Sustainable development, sustainable, Transportation, transit-oriented master-planned village under development in the Mission Valley, San Diego, Mission Valley area of San Diego, San Diego, California, . Located on a former quarry site, the Urban planning, urban-style village is organized around a community park that cascades down the terraced property. Civita development plans call for of parks and open space, 4,780 residences (including approximately 478 Affordable housing, affordable units), an approximately Lifestyle center (retail), retail center, and for an office/business campus. Sudberry Properties, the developer of Civita, incorporated numerous practices in the Civita design. In 2009, Civita achieved a Stage 1 Gold rating for the U.S. Green Building Council, Green Building Council's 2009 LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development) pilot and received the California Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award. In 2010, Civita was designated as a California Catalyst Community by the California Department of Housing and Community Development to support innovation and test sustainable strategies that reflect the interdependence of environmental, economic, and community health.
Del Mar StationDel Mar Station, which won a Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Award in 2003, is a surrounding a prominent Los Angeles Metro Rail, Metro Rail Del Mar station, stop on the L Line (Los Angeles Metro), Gold Line, which connects Los Angeles and Pasadena. Located at the southern edge of downtown Pasadena, it serves as a gateway to the city with 347 apartments, out of which 15% are affordable units. Approximately of retail is linked with a network of public plazas, paseos and private courtyards. The , $77 million project sits above a 1,200-car multi-level subterranean parking garage, with 600 spaces dedicated to transit. The light rail right of way, detailed as a public street, bisects the site. It was designed by Moule & Polyzoides.
Norfolk VA East BeachNorfolk, VA, East Beach. designed and built in the style of traditional Atlantic coastal villages. The Master Plan for East Beach was developed in the style of “New Urbanism” by world renowned TND master planners Duany Plater-Zyberk. Newly constructed homes reflect traditional classic detail and proportion of Tidewater Virginia homes, and are built with materials that will withstand the test of time and forces of Mother Nature and the Chesapeake Bay.
Other countriesNew Urbanism is closely related to the Urban village movement in Europe. They both occurred at similar times and share many of the same principles although urban villages has an emphasis on traditional city planning. In Europe many brown-field sites have been redeveloped since the 1980s following the models of the traditional city neighbourhoods rather than Modernist models. One well-publicized example is Poundbury in England, a suburban extension to the town of Dorchester, which was built on land owned by the Duchy of Cornwall under the overview of Prince Charles. The original masterplan was designed by Leon Krier. A report carried out after the first phase of construction found a high degree of satisfaction by residents, although the aspirations to reduce car dependency had not been successful. Rising house prices and a perceived premium have made the open market housing unaffordable for many local people.WATSON, G., BENTLEY, I., ROAF, S. and SMITH, P., 2004. Learning from Poundbury, Research for the West Dorset District Council and the Duchy of Cornwall. Oxford Brookes University. The Council for European Urbanism (CEU), formed in 2003, shares many of the same aims as the U.S.'s New Urbanists. CEU's Charter is a development of the Charter revised and reorganised to relate better to European conditions. An Australian organisation, Australian Council for New Urbanism has since 2001 run conferences and events to promote New Urbanism in that country. A New Zealand Urban Design Protocol was created by the Ministry for the Environment in 2005. There are many developments around the world that follow New Urbanist principles to a greater or lesser extent:
Europe* , a 21st-century example of New classical architecture, neo-traditionalism, in the south-west of Paris. This city is in the process of transforming itself, destroying old modern blocklike buildings and replacing them with traditional buildings and houses in one of the biggest worldwide projects with Val d'Europe. In 2008 the city was nominated best architectural project of the European Union. * Poundbury, in Dorset, England, is a neotraditionalist urban extension focussed on high quality urban realm and the expression of traditional modes of urban or village life. * Tornagrain, between Inverness and Nairn, Scotland, The design is based on the architectural and planning traditions of the Highlands and the rest of Scotland. *Val d'Europe, east of Paris, France. Developed by Disneyland Resort Paris, this town is a kind of European counterpart to Walt Disney World Celebration City. *Jakriborg, in Southern Sweden, is a recent example of the New Urbanist movement. *Brandevoort, in Helmond, in the Netherlands, is a new example of the New Urbanist movement. *''Sankt Eriksområdet'' quarter in Stockholm, Sweden, built in the 1990s. *Other developments can be found at Heulebrug, part of Knokke-Heist, in Belgium, and Fonti di Matilde in :it:San Bartolomeo (Reggio Emilia), San Bartolomeo (outside of Reggio Emilia), Italy. *Kartanonkoski, in Vantaa, Finland, is the only example of neotraditional architecture in Finland implemented on a larger scale. The area has around 4000 inhabitants and its architecture has been mainly influenced by Nordic Classicism.
Americas*Mahogany Bay Village, Belize, is New Urbanist community on Ambergris Caye, Belize. *Orchid Bay, Belize, is one of the largest New Urbanist projects in Central America and the Caribbean. *Las Catalinas, Costa Rica, is a coastal town in the Guanacaste Province of Northwest Costa Rica. Envisioned as a compact, walkable beach town, Las Catalinas was founded in 2006 by Charles Brewer (businessman), Charles Brewer and incorporates many of the principles of New Urbanism. *McKenzie Towne, Calgary, McKenzie Towne is a New Urbanist development which commenced in 1995 by Carma Developers LP in Calgary. *Cornell, Ontario, Cornell, within the city of Markham, Ontario, was designed with walkable neighborhoods, density to support public transit, a variety of housing types and retail. *New Amherst is a new urbanist development in the town of Cobourg, Ontario. *UniverCity, beside the Simon Fraser University campus on Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, British Columbia, is a sustainable community that is designed to be walkable, dense, and well connected to public transit networks.
Asia*The structure plan for Thimphu, Bhutan, follows Principles of Intelligent Urbanism, which share underlying axioms with the New Urbanism.
AfricaThere are several such developments in South Africa. The most notable is Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. Triple Point (East London), Triple Point is a comparable mixed-use development in East London, Eastern Cape, East London, in Eastern Cape province. The development, announced in 2007, comprises 30 hectares. It is made up of three apartment complexes together with over 30 residential sites as well as 20,000 sq m of residential and office space. The development is valued at over R2 billion ($250 million). There have been cases where market forces of urban decay are confused with new urbanism i
AustraliaMost new developments on the edges of Australia's major cities are master planned, often guided expressly by the principles of New Urbanism. The relationship between housing, activity centres, the transport network and key social infrastructure (sporting facilities, libraries, community centres etc.) is defined at structure planning stage. *Tullimbar Village, NSW Australia, is a new development which follows the principles of New Urbanism. Another important factor or principle of New Urbanism that guides Australia's major cities is how good their foot circulation seems to be which is guided by the wayfinding systems that are implemented. Kenneth B. Hall, Jr. and Gerald A. Porterfield said in their book, "Community by Design," the way to gain good circulation is to take some thoughtful consideration to things like wayfinding, sight lines, transition, visual clues, and reference points. Circulation design should work to create an interesting and informative system that utilizes subtle elements as well as technical ones. City of Port Philip, Australia, is a good example of wayfinding where they have come up with a comprehensive pedestrian signage system, specifically for their local areas of St Kilda, South Melbourne and Port Melbourne. The city's wayfinding system consists of 26 individually designed panels that are placed on some major streets such as St Kilda and St Kilda East, linking St Kilda Junction and Balaclava Station to the foreshore via Fitzroy, Carlisle and Acland Streets. City of Port Philip also created directional signage systems that makes use of the already existing street furniture such as trash cans to help provide for 130 directional indicators across Port Melbourne.
= 20-minute neighbourhoods= Melbourne followed up a 2014 plan by launching 20-minute neighbourhoods in January 2018, aiming to provide for most daily needs within a 20-minute walk from home, together with safe cycling and public transport options. Another definition has used the time taken to cycle, or take a bus. In Melbourne the concept was initiated in the suburbs of Croydon South, Victoria, Croydon South, Strathmore, Victoria, Strathmore, and Sunshine West, Victoria, Sunshine West. The concept has since expanded to other cities, such as Singapore and Hamilton, New Zealand, Hamilton in New Zealand. Critics have pointed out that Melbourne's plan excludes jobs and that a previous target for public transport use has been shelved. The concept has been equated with Localism Act 2011, localism.
See also*List of examples of New Urbanism
Urban planners, architects and New Urbanists*Ivan Chtcheglov *Walter F. Chatham *Larry Beasley *Christopher Charles Benninger * * Andrés Duany *Hans Kollhoff *Leon Krier *Gabriele Tagliaventi *James Howard Kunstler * *Sim Van der Ryn *Pier Carlo Bontempi *Ali Kemal Arkun
Locations* Atlantic Station, Atlantic Station, Atlanta *Birkdale Village, Birkdale Village, North Carolina *Carlton Landing, Oklahoma *Daybreak (community), Daybreak, South Jordan, Utah *Downtown DeLand's Historic Garden District, DeLand, FL *Greenbelt, Maryland *Issaquah Highlands, Issaquah Highlands, Issaquah, Washington *Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Maryland *National Harbor, Maryland, National Harbor *New Town, Missouri *Orenco Station, Hillsboro, Oregon, Orenco Station, Oregon (New Urbanist transit-oriented development) *Port Melbourne, Victoria#Beacon Cove, Beacon Cove *Coed Darcy *Poundbury *Prospect New Town, Prospect New Town, Colorado *Verrado, Buckeye, Arizona *Uptown, Dallas, Texas (New Urbanist area rated most pedestrian-friendly in Texas) *Old York Village, Chesterfield Township, New Jersey
Topics*Car-free movement *Carsharing *Circles of Sustainability *Community building *Crime prevention through environmental design *European Urban Renaissance *EcoMobility *Garden City Movement *Gentrification *International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism *Land recycling *Land value tax *Missing Middle Housing *MIU (Movement for Israeli Urbanism) *Mixed-use development *Naked streets/Shared space *New Classical Architecture *New pedestrianism * Principles of Intelligent Urbanism *Pedestrian-oriented development *Pedestrian Village *Preservation development *Traditional Neighborhood Development *Urban decay *Urbanism *Urban green space *Urban renaissance *Urban resilience *Urban sprawl *Walking audit *World Urbanism Day *YIMBY
Further reading*Bohl, Charles C. "New Urbanism in the City: Potential Applications and Implications for Distressed Inner-City Neighborhoods." ''Housing Policy Debate'' 11.4 (2000): 761–801. (https://web.archive.org/web/20160611102029/http://www.botsfor.no/publikasjoner/litteratur/new%20urbanism/new%20urbanism%20and%20the%20city%20by%20charles%20bohl.pdf) *Brooke, Steven (1995). ''Seaside''. Gretna, La.: Pelican Publishing Company. *Calthorpe, Peter (1993). ''The Next American Metropolis: Ecology, Community, and the American Dream''. New York: Princeton Architectural Press. *Calthorpe, Peter and William Fulton (2001). ''The Regional City: Planning for the End of Sprawl''. Washington, DC: Island Press. * * * *Dutton, John A. (2001). ''New American Urbanism: Re-forming the Suburban Metropolis''. Milano: Skira editore. * *Gallini, Jared. 2010. "Demographics and Their Relationship to the Characteristics of New Urbanism: A Preliminary Study" . Applied Research Projects, Texas State University-San Marcos. Paper 340.http://ecommons.txstate.edu/arp/340 *Jacobs, Jane (1992). ''The Death and Life of Great American Cities''. New York: Vintage Books. . Originally published: New York: Random House, (1961). *Katz, Peter (1994). ''The New Urbanism: Toward an Architecture of Community''. New York: McGraw-Hill. *Kunstler, James Howard (1994). ''Geography Of Nowhere: The Rise And Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape''. New York: Simon & Schuster.