2012 New Urban Research

“URBAN MORPHOLOGY AND BUILDING TYPOLOGY: At the Core of the New Urbanism”

The Congress for New Urbanism is pleased to announce the winners for this years call for New Urban Research. After an incredible amount of responses, the final eight submissions were chosen because of their academic quality and relevant subject matter to CNU 20: The New World.

The eight accepted papers will be presented in two academic paper breakout sessions at CNU 20.

The first, To the Developing World and Back Again: The International Application of New Urbanism, will focus on international urban topics. This session, moderated by Jaime Correa, will feature four papers. The paper authors, Dipu Gupta, Tapas Mitra, and Lesley Pories, will present their findings. Gupta, Mitra, and Pories will discuss their research in India.

Winning Papers
Dipu Gupta-- New Urbanism in New Delhi
Tapas Mitra-- Imageability Continuum and Discreteness: Older Residential Neighborhood Areas of Kolkata
Lesley Pories-- Sustainable Development Zones: India’s New Urbanism?

The second session, Space, the First but Not Final Frontier: Analyzing Space, Uses and Transportation will feature topics on the built environment, and the nature and history of space and urban places. This session will be moderated by Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and feature papers from M. Gordon Brown, Paul Knight, Wesley Marshall, and Valentin Hadelich.

Winning Papers
M. Gordon Brown-- Space, Property and the First Urbanism
Paul Knight-- Rediscovering the Master Street Plan: The Critical Missing Component in City Planning Today
Dr. Wesley Marshall-- Striving for New Urbanist Transportation in an AASHTO World: Stapleton’s Challenges and Opportunities
Valentin Hadelich-- Quality by Design: The Venustas of Urban Squares

NEW URBAN RESEARCH PAPER ARCHIVE