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CEU White Paper on three major redevelopment projects in Paris: Le Projet Triangle, Paris Rive Gauche, Clichy-Batignolles

Download the CEU White Paper on Three Paris Projects. This report presents the results of an October, 2011, fact-finding study in Paris, France, to evaluate three new projects within the central city area, now in development in part as the result of recently liberalized planning restrictions on tall buildings. A fact-finding delegation from the Council […] Continue reading →

New Website for City Lovers

The High Line, New York CityPicture aims to “make the city visible” A new web venture by Berliners Claudia Christen, Jürgen Cyranek and Rebecca Cyranek aims to make cities more visible on the web. The three feel that images are necessary to help explain theoretical concepts of the city. And indeed, the old adage that “a picture tells a thousand […] Continue reading →

About the Council for European Urbanism

Joanna Alimanestianu, Architect-Urbanist, Co-Founder of CEU Opening address at the Conference on Climate Change and Urban Design Oslo, September 2008 I’d like to tell you about the origins of the Council for European Urbanism and the premises we held at the time and, I think – I hope – still hold today. The focus of […] Continue reading →

Mississippi Renewal Forum in Biloxi

Six-day charrette October 12-17. More than 100 New Urbanists and local practitioners  have produced plans for the rebuilding of Mississippi coast, hit  by the hurricane Katrina.   The Charrette in Biloxi was led by Andrés Duany, DPZ. The final team reports include proposals for 11 towns. There are also reports from teams focusing on architecture, zoning […] Continue reading →