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Andres Duany: Downcity adios

The following is a guest column written by Andrés Duany, a founder of the New Urbanism movement whose planning and design firm, Duany Plater-Zyberk, has been deeply involved in revitalizing downtown Providence since the early 1990s. He writes in opposition … Continue reading

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Scott Merrill’s Driehaus

Scott Merrill, an architect best known for his work in Seaside and other New Urbanist communities, has won this year’s Driehaus Prize, annually awarded by the school of architecture at the University of Notre Dame. Named for Chicago philanthropist and … Continue reading

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Hope for Emmett Square

Years ago, the Miami architecture and planning firm DPZ, led by Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk (his wife), came to Providence again and again to help plan the revival of its downtown. Its last charrette, or brainstorming session, was in … Continue reading

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Blast: Memories of Seaside

Here is a column I did after visiting Seaside, Fla., the first showcase project of the Congress for the New Urbanism: If only we could clone Seaside December 13, 2001 SEASIDE, Fla. JAMES KUNSTLER writes of approaching Seaside, on Florida’s … Continue reading

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