CNU 19 Twitter Feed

The following is an compilation of tweets from the CNU19 Congress in Madison, WI this past week that were either originally tweeted by me, or retweeted by me.  You can follow me on twitter at @JO_Urbanist (JO_Urbanist)

RT @mschartley: “you can’t have a townhouse without a town. Otherwise you just have a house with a really small yard”. Andres Duany 5 Jun

RT @helenshealth: RT @planetizen: Bikes can carry 3 times the population that cars can (on the same roads). Peter Calthorpe #CNU19 5 Jun

RT @newurbanmom: RT @NewUrbanism “We need a joint religion without too much burning at the stake.”- Duany, #cnu19. 5 Jun

#CNU19 was amazing this year in #Madison! So much energy from our inter-disciplinary group. Already excited for #cnu20 in Palm Beach, FL! 5 Jun

RT @stevemouzon: Your Photoshopped ghosted figures will be ghosts because you get the street frontages wrong. ~Duany #CNU19 4 Jun

RT @stevemouzon: Density and urbanism are not the same thing. ~Duany #CNU19 4 Jun

RT @NuevoUrbanista: “You (Waldheim) have more things in common with New Urbanism than your buddies in Harvard” – Duany #CNU19 4 Jun

Duany: The Landscape Urbanists took the determinants (ecology), celebrated it & used it. #cnu19 4 Jun

RT @KarjaCH: #cnu19 wait wait, i have a solution – can someone just give waldheim the definition of urbanism/urban? He seems confused. 4 Jun

RT @mjl_urbanist: #cnu19 waiting to see a landscape urbanism project, only landscape architecture so far 4 Jun

Lisa Taranto: “Permaculture is becoming… not such a radical idea” (Lisa) #cnu19 4 Jun

Todd_BDG Todd W. Bonnett: program is most overrated thing in #arch. If bldg is lovable & durable it will serve many uses through it’s lifetime. @Stevemouzon #cnu19 4 Jun

@stevemouzon: “Sustainability is not something that you get by going shopping” #cnu19 4 Jun

“We have to learn how to live sustainability on all places… Not just T-2 for growing our own food or T-6 where auto-independent.” #cnu19 4 Jun

Steve Mouzon: “don’t believe the promise of no maintenance.” #cnu19 4 Jun

Steve Mouzon: “if a piece of vinyl siding fails, you have to either deal with the mismatch or take the whole side down.” #cnu19 4 Jun

Steve Mouzon: “Lovability is a higher standard than beauty.” #cnu19 4 Jun

Steve Mouzon: “If a building cannot be loved, it will not last.” #cnu19 4 Jun

It seems that there are more wheels from bikes and strollers downtown right now than vehicles. #CNU19 #Madison 4 Jun

I love that #Madison has so many cyclists that ride to get somewhere, not just recreation. #CNU19 4 Jun

RT @reconnecting: RT @Infrastructor: #cnu19 Mayor Soglin: “Make no small plans, but try to keep your mistakes small and inexpensive.” 4 Jun

#Madison BCycle bike sharing program… Only couple weeks old #CNU19 3 Jun

mjl_urbanist Matthew John Lambert: #cnu19 Rob Sharp on Sprawl Repair: because we’re fixing “corridors of crap”, it’s easy to have successes. 3 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: Not ok: Tower in the parking lot, tower on hi rise cake. ~Polyzoides #cnu19 3 Jun

Sprawl Retrofit #cnu19 suburbs will get developed regardless, better to have a walkable alternative than let the ‘burbs go conventional. 3 Jun

Conversation in Ballroom D #cnu19 about sprawl retrofit. Challenge from audience of new #urbanism in the suburbs. 3 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: China. 1/4 mile wide blocks are NOT ok. The urban DNA has been all messed up by the modernists. – Peter Calthorpe #cnu19 3 Jun

June Williamson: “The suburbs ain’t your grandmothers suburbs anymore.” #cnu19 3 Jun

hborys Hazel Borys: Create “life-span homes” out of places people live today. ~Henry Cisneros #cnu19 3 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: When I say hi-rise I don’t mean with highways. ~Glaeser #cnu19 3 Jun

SmartGrowthCCMC Collab. Communities: “@Halbur: A city full of sustainable buildings is not a sustainable city. Stephan Polyzoides #CNU193 Jun

RT @clmarohn: Glaeser: How much better off would Detroit be if they had spent $300 million on their schools instead of a monorail? #CNU19 3 Jun

RT @myurbangen: What New Urbanists do best. Access history through study and access reality through observations ~Polyzoides #cnu19 3 Jun

CNU_Colorado CNU Colorado: Colorado #cnu19 attendees, come join us this evening at the Tipsy Cow at 102 King Street (Eastern corner of Capitol Square)! 7-8 pm. 3 Jun

Incorporating the Principles of the New #Urbanism in the T-3 Sector of the Urban-to-Rural Transect: 3 Jun

Todd_BDG Todd W. Bonnett: Signed copies of @andres_duany new book ‘Agrarian Urbanism’ available tonight at #CNU19, #projectlodge, #ng8 2 Jun

HoustonTomorrow Houston Tomorrow: #cnu19 Andres Duany: “Growing food has become the one thing that if you want to sell real estate in the 21st century you have to do.” 2 Jun

HoustonTomorrow Houston Tomorrow: #cnu19 Andres Duany: First principle of agrarian urbanism is agricultural retention. Don’t lose the farms you have! 2 Jun

Victor Dover’s artwork has now arrived at the Silent Auction #cnu19. Auction is next to the great organization CNT (@CNT_tweets) 2 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: CNU is ten years behind on bicycle design –@MikeLydon #cnu19 2 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: “Bicycling is a very cheap date” quoted by Tim Blumenthal #cnu19 2 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: New Urbanists look for the root problem. Not just band aids. – DeWayne Carver #Cnu19 2 Jun

suhender Susan Henderson: @andres_duany ~ The relentless need of the plants’ need for sun creates a new architectural syntax responding to orientation. #CNU19 2 Jun

#LID debate about density as #Stormwater #bmp right now… Consider 1000 DUs/ 100 acres, same pollution on less land than 100 DUs/100 acres. 2 Jun

Larry Coffman: “It’s the ignorance of the professionals implementing #LID, not just LID itself that is the problem.” #cnu19 #stormwater 2 Jun

I really enjoyed the Open Source Plenary this morning at #cnu19 Build a Better Block group was tremendous. Great Tactical #urbanism thoughts 2 Jun

Tom Low: “Daylighting & celebrating, not paving and piping.” #cnu19 #stormwater 2 Jun

Tom Low: “New Urbanists don’t know anything about natural systems, landscape Urbanists don’t know anything about placemaking.” #cnu19 2 Jun

SprawledOut John Michlig: RT @bobdal: RT @NuevoUrbanista: “It’s not about how fast people move, it is about how long they linger” #CNU19 #LivableCommunities 2 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: We need to establish that architects can/should copy from each other –@andres_duany #NG8 #CNU19 1 Jun

Duany: “I do not use the word ‘style’ I use the word ‘syntax’.” #cnu19 #ng8 1 Jun

“The correctly done window detail is the one that best addresses the local climate.” #cnu19 #ng8 1 Jun

Jed Selby: Concept of no maintenance is not true. Earlier requirement for full replacement. #cnu19 #ng8 1 Jun

Jed Selby: “I think what is important is that buildings remain timeless & functional throughout generations.” #cnu19 #ng8 1 Jun

Edward_Erfurt Edward Erfurt: “we cannot afford to build things that aren’t meant to last” @south_main #cnu19 #NG8 1 Jun

Jed Selby: “fortunate to not have a modernist background in architecture.” #cnu19 #ng8 1 Jun

NYC’s Hudson Park designed a maze at the entrance to the park. Does this mean that Michael Van Valkenburgh thinks of people as rats? #ng8 1 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: Worst insult from an urbanist to an architect “that’s a very nice sculpture” #ng8 @ebkent #CNU19 1 Jun

“The Guggenheim is a beautiful piece of sculpture… But it degrades the public environment around it.” #cnu19 #ng8 1 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: Modern planning has successfully created many pedestrian free zones – @ebkent #ng8 #CNU19 1 Jun

clmarohn Charles Marohn: Ethan Kent: “You are not a good place unless you have a parking problem.” #CNU19 #NG8 1 Jun

myurbangen Eliza Harris: Great places are layered: 10 things to do in a place, 10 places in a district/destinations, 10 destinations in a metro #ng8 #CNU19 1 Jun

“We are moving people around more and more. We are getting less and less.” Ethan Kent #cnu19 #ng8 1 Jun

clmarohn Charles Marohn: Yes, it really is that simple: narrow the streets. #CNU19 #NG8 1 Jun

@DanBurden “Livability is all about how much we continually invest in places that we love” #cnu19 1 Jun

@DanBurden “‘happiness’ is lacking in the US. Peaked in the 60s, has since decreased & flat-lined.” #cnu19 1 Jun

@DanBurden “Streets that will make the most money are those that are best designed for social exchange” #cnu19 1 Jun

@DanBurden “those that will meet the needs of the community, will make the most money.” #cnu19 1 Jun

NewUrbanism NewUrbanism: Jeff Speck at New Urbanism 101: “the reason everyone is driving is because drivers aren’t paying the real cost of driving” 1 Jun

Arrived for #cnu19 last night… Looking forward to @DanBurden presentation followed up by #ng8! 1 Jun

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