CNU National Resources


Taken from the Congress for the New Urbanism National Website

The Charrette “An intensive planning session where citizens, designers and others collaborate on a vision for development”

The Transect “Concept used to describe characteristics of ecosystems and the transition from one ecosystem to another”

The Lexicon of the New Urbanism “Compendium of definitions, concepts and techniques of urban design practice”

Form-Based Codes “A land development regulation that fosters predictable built results and a high-quality public realm by using physical form (rather than separation of uses) as the organizing principle for the code”

Smartcode “A model transect-based planning and zoning document based on environmental analysis”

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Education & Training Offered by CNU

CNU Accreditation Program Online course with exam offered through the University of Miami School of Architecture focused around the practices and mission of CNU

Technical Training 3 focus areas of training which include Walkable Streets Design Workshop, Creating Great Places: Core Curriculum, and Moving From Highways to Boulevards

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