Andres Duany

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Quality Control Drives a Developer to Launch a Builder Division Quality Control Drives a Developer to Launch a Builder Division

New Amherst Homes will complete 1,100 housing units within a large new-urbanist enclave. More

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Builder's Challenge Builder's Challenge

These projects demonstrate three ways to fit three bedrooms and two baths into less than 1,600 square feet. More

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The Disaster-Proof House The Disaster-Proof House

Flat-pack manufacturer sees its new age product as an answer to natural disasters, climate change, and the affordable housing crisis. More

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Interview: Andres Duany on Smart Growth Interview: Andres Duany on Smart Growth

A founding father of the Congress for New Urbanism talks about zoning reform, climate change, and the fate of greenfield development. More

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Duany Palter-Zyberk's Latest Take on Traditional Neighborhood Design Duany Palter-Zyberk's Latest Take on Traditional Neighborhood Design

DPZ’s latest take on traditional neighborhood design exemplifies what the land planning gurus have learned since Seaside. More

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Bayside Beauty

At the turn of the 20th Century, Ocean View Amusement Park in Norfolk, Va., was a big draw for residents of the Hampton Roads region. They flocked to the boardwalk and roller coaster via both streetcar and ferry, happy to soak up the sun and smell the salt air (generated not by an ocean, exactly, but by the mighty Chesapeake Bay). “It was a kind of Great Gatsby–like destination,” says D. B. “Bart” Frye Jr., a managing partner with East Beach Co., developers of East Beach, a new 100-acre TND built on the peninsula that was once home to Ocean View. “For years and years, it was a wonderful place.” More

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Feature: Zip Plus More

Housing recessions excite Andres Duany, a founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism. "I love recessions because new urbanism does better in recessions," says the principal of the design firm Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company. "A lot of new urbanism is built, but it doesn't necessarily sell better than the competition [in a booming home market] because everything sells anyway." More

Aqua Island Homes
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Aqua Island Homes

LIFE ON A TROPICAL ISLAND offers some unexpected delights in this infill paradise.... More

New Town Triumphs
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New Town Triumphs

The builder's choice awards bore witness to the birth and maturation of... More

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Harborside At Lake Carolina Harborside At Lake Carolina

THE MASTER PLAN FOR HARBORSIDE, a 128-acre chunk of the 1,700-acre new urbanist town known as Lake Carolina, called for a mixture of commercial and residential development. But planners were loath to herald the community's grand entrance with a supermarket-anchored strip mall or big-box retail store. More

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