Wednesday, May 26, 2010

CNU 18: New Urbanism: Rx for Healthy Places

CNU 18 is the 18th annual event from the Congress for the New Urbanism organized with assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Representatives from Dover-Kohl participated in the following sessions:

The ABCs of Form-Based Codes Joseph Kohl - Instructor

Design Techniques for Master Planning Pursuant to a Form-Based Code James Dougherty - Panel Member

HUD DOT EPA Policy Discussion Victor Dover - Panel Member

Going Beyond LEED-ND: Examination of Community-Wide Sustainability Certification Systems Victor Dover - Panel Member

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Monday, May 24, 2010

The 24 Hour Service Project Charrette: Montgomery, Alabama

The 24 Hour Service Project Charrette was a volunteer gathering where attendees of CNU Atlanta joined forces to develop a block scale plan for a two block area adjacent the Historic Five Points section of Montgomery, Alabama. The service project component results from the site’s location in an economically depressed infill area in the city’s center that is also located on the historic Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights trail. The charrette began on Tuesday, May 18 at 11:00 am and terminated on Wednesday, May 19 at 11:00 am. This effort has been sponsored by the City of Montgomery, Alabama and the Hampstead Institute.

Monday, May 10, 2010

South Miami Green Task Force Lecture Series

Victor Dover helped launch the South Miami Green Task Force lecture series on Planning Our Sustainable Community. On May 6, at 7:00pm, Victor presented "Design Matters: Making Our Neighborhoods Greener, Smarter and Safer." The lecture was held at the South Miami Commission Chamber.

Monday, May 3, 2010

American Makeover Episode 1: SPRAWLANTA

American Makeover is a six-part web series on new urbanism, produced by First+Main Media. Episode 1, SPRAWLANTA was filmed on location in Atlanta, Georgia and Glenwood Park, a new neighborhood near downtown Atlanta.

View Episode 1 of American Makeover below: