U.S. Cities Increasingly Focused on Resilience, but Funding Challenges Persist

​The increased emphasis being placed by cities on embedding resilience into their land use and development policies was the topic of the 2017 Resilient Cities Summit. The consensus of the participants is that the most effective plans going forward will emphasize public/private initiatives and encourage greater collaboration with the real estate industry. They also emphasized the need for more funding sources. Read more... Read more

Case Study Suggests New Approach to Urban Water Supply

If you live in the developed world, safe water is usually just a faucet-turn away. And yet, global warming, drought conditions, and population growth in coming decades could change that, ushering in an era of uncertain access to water. Now an MIT-based research team has evaluated those potential problems and, based on a case study in Australia, suggested an alternate approach to water planning. Read more... Read more

CNU 26. Savannah Call for Proposals

​CNU is seeking session proposals for the CNU 26 Savannah Congress Program. You are invited to contribute proposals to help showcase the versatility and effectiveness of human-scaled design and excellent placemaking in building cities and towns that endure through the years, absorbing change and rising to the challenge of growth. Submissions will be accepted until September 25. Learn more and submit proposal... Read more
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