On the Park Bench – The Post Pandemic Community

Mariana Mazzucato | The COVID-19 crisis is a chance to do capitalism differently

Even Historic Cities Face Auto-Oriented Design Problems

In this interview, Chuck Marohn and Andres Duany discuss the founding and growth of the new urbanist movement, gentrification, and the future of the suburbs.

From Vision To Policy, Making New Urbanism Work

R John Anderson – Lean Urbanism: Recruiting Small-Scale Developers

Why so many suburbs look the same

Brian Falk – The value of small-scale development & how to enable It

Incrementally ~ Successionally ~ Varying Scales ~ By Locals

Place-Based Enterprises ~ Fine-Grained Development


Is more adaptable ~ Preserves character ~ Spreads risks and rewards ~ Allows locals to participate
What’s needed?

Change requirements that impede small-small development: Zoning, Parking, Setbacks, etc.


CityBuilding Exchange:

Incremental Development Alliance:

We Do Incremental Development:    
Check out the files section along with the posts. A goldmine for small-scale incremental developers.

CNU Public Square:

Strong Towns:

Oxnard Renaissance:


Pocket Neighborhoods ~ Ross Chapin

Walkable City Rules ~ Jeff Speck

The Smart Growth Manual ~ Duany, Speck, and Lydon

Tactical Urbanism ~ Lydon and Garcia

The New Civic Art ~ Duany, Plater-Zyberk, and Alminana