Colorado Urbanist 2010: Issue 1 Available Here!

Enjoy, and please feel free to comment!  The Colorado Urbanist 2010: Issue 1


Colorado Springs Sustainability Bike Tour

Colorado Springs Sustainability Bike Tour:
June 26th
Hop on your Bike, Bike on your Hops
Please plan to join us for a Colorado Springs Sustainability Bike Tour on Saturday, June 26th.  We will meet at the Spring Creek neighborhood at 10am to begin our ride to see local innovative neighborhood developments, LEED certified buildings, and urban gardens. Of course we plan to experience local food for lunch along the way!  We will end at Bristol Brewery about 3:00pm with transportation provided back to the starting point.
Register here:

This event is co-sponsored by the United States Green Building Council Southern Colorado Branch, Congress for the New Urbansim Colorado, APA Colorado, AIA Colorado and Bike Month.

The following include the agenda for the bike tour as well as a map with the route:

Historic Downtown Golden: New Urbanism the Old-Fashioned Way



 Four valuable presentations about urbanism in Downtown Golden.

  • Golden Urban Renewal Authority’s (GURA) efforts to create a vibrant downtown.
  • Three exemplary projects.
  • An opportunity to participate in a constructive discussion

 Friday, April 16, 2010

5:30 pm

 Council Chambers

911 Tenth Street

Golden, CO 80401


 Mark Heller (Golden Urban Renewal Authority):  Short Story of GURA Challenges and Opportunities                    

Len McBroom (McBroom Company):  Clear Creek Square PUD                                                

Brad Haswell (Studio D-H Architects):  Jackson Court Experience

Bob West (OZ Architects):  Gateway Station                                                     


CNU Charter Awards

Congratulations to the University of Miami for the Honorable Mention Charter Award for the plan “Alameda Market: A New Sustainable Urbanism”.  Congratulations to Crabtree Group in their contribution on Charter Award winning “Salon Des Refuses” in Katy, TX (Project Architect:  Dreiling Terrones Architects)

Taking Revitalization to the Next Level… Denver (CNU National Article)

See the following link:

FBCI & NCI Upcoming Events

NCI Charrette Training discounts for CNU members
Register for the NCI Charrette System™ Certificate and/or the NCI Charrette Management and Facilitation™ Certificate training before 2/12/10 and save. Additional discounts are available for non-profits, CNU members, OR/WA APA members and others. Earn up to 27 AICP, AIA and ASLA continuing education credits.
Adding a NCI certificate to your credentials can improve your competitive advantage. Become a member of the select group of only 300 people who will earn a NCI certificate this year. As a participant in a NCI course you will join 31 other experienced professionals working intensively on hands-on case study exercises.
This March in Portland is one of only three opportunities this year to attend both of these valuable trainings. Sign up for these intensive, hands-on workshops and learn how to plan and manage projects using the proven NCI Charrette System™. With an uncertain economy and abounding political conflicts, the NCI Charrette System™ is more relevant and needed than ever. Learn more and register now to save.
We greatly appreciate it.
Thank you,
Heidi Haberbush,  Program Coordinator
503-233-8486  FAX 503-233-1811

National Charrette Institute

1028 SE Water Ave, Suite 245
Portland, OR  97214

CNU Colorado Event – Panel and Discussion – Urban Agriculture

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CNU Colorado will host a panel discussion on Agricultural Urbanism, Friday August 21, 2009 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. The event will be held at the Mercury Cafe located at 2199 California in Denver.

The panel includes presentation and a discussion with:

It is a free event, and as such food and beverages will be available but not provided. We’ll see you there!