This issue features a special section on the 1999 Weiss Urban Livability Symposium, held at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill this past spring. The symposium drew speakers that discussed a wide range of urban issues, including modem architecture, New Urbanism, and lessons we can learn from city building of the past. Included in this issue are abridged versions of articles of several speakers.
Editors: Philip Hervey, Jessica LeVeen, Laurence Lewis, and Caroline Wells
A digital version of this issue is available here.
Special Section: Weiss Urban Livability Symposium
|RECONSIDERING TRADITIONAL URBANISM (INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL SECTION)
The 1999 Weiss Symposium series assembled a dozen leading figures from the fields of planning, architecture, history, sociology, psychology, and journalism to discuss and debate traditional urbanism in five events held in the spring of 1999 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This special section presents the ideas of three participants: Robert Russell, James Howard Kunstler, and Carroll William Westfall.
|BUILDINGS, MANNERS AND LAWS
THE CHARLESTON SINGLE HOUSE AS A DEFINER OF URBAN FORM AND SHAPER OF CITY LIFE
|THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE SLUM
A DISCUSSION WITH JAMES HOWARD KUNSTLER
Carolina Planning Editors
CIVIC ART, CIVIC LIFE AND URBANISM
Westfall, Carroll William
|WHAT A GOOD LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN SHOULD CONTAIN
A PROPOSED MODEL
Kaiser, Edward; Davies, John
This article is a follow up to Edward Kaiser’s piece in issue 24.1 on land use and water quality. It focuses on the scope of development issues a local comprehensive plan should address, the elements it should contain, and certain fundamental features of its approach.