Friday, May 25, 2012

James Dougherty presented with the Charles A. Barrett Memorial Award at CNU 20

James Dougherty, Director of Design at Dover-Kohl, was honored to receive the Charles A. Barrett Memorial Award presented by Dr. Charles Bohl from the Florida Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism. The award is given every two years for continuing excellence in architecture and urban design, and includes an original hand drawing by Charles Barrett specially selected by Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk. The award was presented May 12, 2012 at the open gallery reception for the CNU 20 exhibit “The Art of the New Urbanism”. The exhibit was curated by James Dougherty and Dr. Charles Bohl of the University of Miami.

Friday, May 18, 2012

DKP at CNU 20: Art Room, Art of the New Urbanism, Charles Barrett Award, FBCI Award

This past weekend, the Congress for the New Urbanism celebrated its twentieth gathering in West Palm Beach, Florida. During this milestone year for CNU, Dover-Kohl also has reasons to Celebrate:

The Art Room workshops, organized by James Dougherty, were very well attended and received numerous compliments. They featured hands-on teaching by leading practitioners including our own Andrew Georgiadis and Kenneth Garcia.

The Art of the New Urbanism Exhibit was a big success and featured over 200 works from new urbanist artists and designers throughout the history of the movement. The exhibit included Dover-Kohl works by James Dougherty, Andrew Georgiadis, and Kenneth Garcia, as well as DKP collaborators such as Marice Chael, Steve Price, Eduardo Castillo, and Jennifer Garcia.

James Dougherty, Director of Design at Dover-Kohl, received the Charles A. Barrett Memorial Award for Continuing Excellence in Architecture and Urban Design. The award is presented by the Florida Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism every two years in memory of the late designer & illustrator Charles Barrett.

The Form-Based Code for Bradenton, FL received the 2012 Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Land Trust Form-Based Codes Award from the Form-Based Codes Institute.

Jason King and John Norquist presented the Groves Award on behalf of the Transect Codes Council at the Friday morning plenary.

Dover-Kohl also participated in several other CNU sessions, including Two Traditions of Latin American Urbanism, and the New Urbanism in El Paso Open Source Session.

Monday, May 14, 2012

CNU 20 Photo

At the first Congress for the New Urbanism in Alexandria, Virginia, a now famous photo was taken of some of those in attendance. Since 1993 the New Urbanism movement has mushroomed in size and influence. A new photo marks the milestone of the twentieth CNU.

See the Full Resolution Photo taken at CNU 20 below:

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

"Art Room" Hands-On Workshops at CNU 20

Are you interested in learning sketching, painting, photography and other graphic visualization techniques directly from some of the New Urbanism’s leading practitioners? Here’s your chance! The CNU 20 Art Room features up-close and hands-on workshops led by many artists featured in “The Art of the New Urbanism” exhibit. Participants of all skill levels are welcome – no prior illustration experience is needed.

The CNU 20 Art Room is organized by James Dougherty of Dover-Kohl. Andrew Georgiadis & Kenneth Garcia will be leading two of the CNU 20 Art Room workshops.