CNU National Webinar Series

Webinar series providing a platform for discussion, sharing of ideas, and collaboration during these uncertain times of COVID-19. Next Webinar: Tuesday, May 28th 10:00am MST The Public Realm: International Edition Register Here “In this unprecedented era, CNU is launching a new webinar series to provide a platform for members and allies to discuss, engage, debate…

2019 Squeezed Out: Challenges of Diversity and Affordability in Colorado Communities

Squeezed Out: Challenges of Diversity and Affordability in Colorado Communities Community Engagement, Design and Research Center (CEDaR) Below are student contributions that were presented at the 2019 Squeezed Out Conference. These essays were developed during coursework (title below) instructed by Korkut Onoran, Ph.D: Small Town, Rural, and Tourism Planning offered by the Department of Regional…

BrewHop + Altar Tour

Longmont Downtown Creative Plaza Activation and El  Día de los Muertos  Altar Tour October 18, 4:15 p.m. – 9 p.m., Boulder Join Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI) and Longmont Downtown Development Authority and Creative District as we further explore Longmont’s recent IN THE GAME Challenge Studio focused on activating small plazas in downtown. Continue the fun experience with an  altar tour of Longmont’s annual Día de los Muertos…

CNU CO 2018 CHARTER AWARD WINNERS

The five member jury – Cheney Bostic, Dick Farley, Tom Lyon, Peter Swift, and Molly Winter – met on February 17, had a few hours long eye-opening discussion and awarded six projects (please see the attached PDF). Since this year the majority of the entries were in “best built project” category, the jury decided to…

Announcing: Submission deadline is extended to Thursday, February 8, 2018.

CNU Colorado Charter Awards 2018 The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is a non-profit organization that promotes walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities, and healthier living conditions. We believe that cities should be designed for people, should respect human scale, and encourage human interaction. The CNU Colorado Charter Awards honor projects that are designed…

Special Event : RSVP

Spots Limited, RSVP to colorado@cnu.org Guided Tour of Alchemy Creative Workspace Followed by a talk by Developer-Architect Chris Fulenwider and meet & greet with ULI members.   About ULI: The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.  Established…

Upcoming Conference!

Community Building Colorado-Style by CEDaR and CNU Colorado COMMUNITY BUILDING COLORADO-STYLE Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (MDT) Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Complex (SEEC) 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder, CO 80303 The University of Colorado Boulder’s Community Engagement Design and Research (CEDaR) Center and the Colorado chapter of the Congress for the…

Upcoming Talk: Urban Redevelopment Tools by Eric Kronberg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Congress for the New Urbanism and Downtown Colorado, Inc. Present  Urban Redevelopment: A Guide for Small Developers DENVER – September 15,  2017 Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI) is pleased to announce it will be partnering with the Congress for the New Urbanism Colorado (CNU) to present Eric Kronberg of KronbergWall Architects as he…

Congress for the New Urbanism Accreditation

The Congress for the New Urbanism offers a professional accreditation program for individuals seeking an in-depth understating of the attributes of human-scaled urban design. Congress for the New Urbanism Accredited (CNU-A) professionals are informed advocates on behalf of the Charter of the New Urbanism and the principles it stands for at the regional, neighborhood, and block…

Digital Placemaking : Designing Public Spaces for Connection

How do we make it less weird to interact with strangers on the street? It is a question I ask myself constantly. I believe the answers exist in the interplay between place, design, technology, art and culture. And it is something that all communities, no matter the size, need to be thinking about. Age five…