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As communities grapple with developers of such housing, a New Urbanist design model may offer huge benefits to mitigate the suburban pressure.
New Urbanists codified central elements of their movement in the CNU charter, developed from 1993 to 1996 and ratified in 1996.
A favorite argument of the New Urbanists and other anti-sprawl protagonists is that low-density suburban residential development is eating up prime agricultural land.
Sure, says Katz, developers have plopped many New Urbanist villages in transit-less suburban "nowheres." But instead of burying their heads in the sand, dealing with cities only, New Urbanists courageously addressed suburbia, where 95 percent of U.S.
For new urbanists, a city must be high-density and of mixed use.
Neo-traditionalists like to advertise their departure from the cul-de-sac street pattern, which has become the symbol of American bad taste, like tail fins on that old Chevy New Urbanists promise a more open and easygoing grid.
Vincent Scully seems a likely academic champion for the New Urbanists. He was teacher to many of them, including the leading proponents, Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk as well as Peter Calthorpe.
An average big-box store is only designed for a 15-to-20-year lifespan, Joe Minicozzi, an urbanist consultant, has explained that a Walmart executive once disclosed.
Since then it has worked with over 50 companies in their transition to employee ownership, including The Urbanists, Tregroes Waffles, Cwmni Da, ETL Solutions, Aber Instruments and Gateway Dental Practice.
A large number of architects and urbanists share his opinion.
In addition to the main conference, CUI also arranged a seminar on Urbanism on Day 2; Oct 25th that brought together architects and urbanists from Tokyo, Istanbul, Izmir, Karachi and Islamabad to discuss the cities of the future.