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Paris Study Tour, 28 September – 2 October 2011

Le Plessis-Robinson, an urban extension to Paris, still under construction. The Urbanism of Paris: Old and New Traditional Neighbourhoods. Organised in collaboration with CEU – Council for European Urbanism, Norway. We will visit some of the most important historic neighbourhoods of Paris, and compare them with two recent developments based on traditional urbanism and architecture: Le Plessis-Robinson, an urban extension to Paris, still under construction. […] Continue reading →

The City of Kashgar

An Oasis of the Silk Road on the Brink of Extinction 9.00 – 12.30, Thursday 27 January 2011 Brussels, Belgium Two years into Beijing’s ‘Kashgar Dangerous House Reform’, and the Old City of Kashgar in East Turkestan, or China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), faces near total destruction. There is a pressing need to assess […] Continue reading →

New Urbanism: Rx for Healthy Places

Organized with assistance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “New Urbanism: Rx for Healthy Places” will present new research and innovative techniques for incorporating health impacts into land use, transportation planning, and community design decisions at a variety of scales. Share the opportunities and challenges of strengthening the link between New Urbanism […] Continue reading →

Havana Urban Design Charrette

Street in Havana, Cuba Street in Havana, Cuba INTBAU Cuba and INTBAU Scandinavia in partnership with the Academy of Urbanism (UK), C.E.U. Norway and C.E.U. Cuba invite you to the 2010 Havana Urban Design Charrette. The 2010 International Charrette will build on our work from 2007, 2008 and 2009. International architects and planners are invited to join Cuban experts […] Continue reading →

Tour of Cuba

The Malecon, Havana, Cuba The Cuban and Scandinavian chapters of INTBAU in partnership with the Academy of Urbanism (UK) and  C.E.U. – Council for European Urbanism invite you to join a one week tour of three Cuban cities and  UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Havana, Trinidad and Cienfuegos. The one week Tour  March  14 – 20 will include an introduction to […] 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 →