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…

CNU Charter Awards 2016 Winners

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 and should respect human scale and encourage human interaction. The second CNU-Colorado Charter Awards honor projects that are designed in this spirit and make…

Announcing the 2016 CNU Colorado Charter Awards

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 and should respect human scale and encourage human interaction. The first ever CNU-Colorado Charter Awards honor projects that are designed in this spirit…

Beer Urbanism: How Craft Breweries are Contributing to the Vitality of our Beloved Denver Neighborhoods

DON’T MISS THIS FUN AND FREE EVENT!!! JUNE 29TH @ DIEBOLT BREWING CO. – 5:30-7:30PM 3855 Mariposa Street, Denver, CO 80211 Speakers and Panelists include: Steve Kurowski, Manager of Colorado Brewers Guild Raphael Espinosa, Councilman of Denver’s District 1 Neighborhood Brewery Reps from: Diebolt Breweing Co., Call to Arms Brewing Co., Factotum Brewhouse, and Bruz Beers By…

Small Town Planning: Issues, Challenges, Innovations, and Best Practices

In this panel discussion there will be two sessions. In the first session, we will hear the presenters talk of the issues and challenges they address daily in each community. In the second session, the presenters will summarize some of the innovative tools they have used in order to address these issues and acknowledge best…

The Presentation from Where Are We Going, How Will We Get There?

If you happened to miss the CNU-hosted event on the Future of Transit in Our Region, please take a look at the panel discussion presentation from that evening (link below). Where Are We Going, How Will We Get There, presentation: CNU_Transit Panel_FINAL_sm Transportation has been a hot topic for a while now. But what is…

CNU Colorado Upcoming Event: Panel Discussion on Transit

Transportation has been a hot topic for a while now. But what is actually in the works for Colorado and the Midwest region? What are the recent challenges we are facing? How are we looking to the future? Join us for a great night of presentations and a panel discussion from region leaders in urban planning,…