Introduction; Part 1: The Region; Chapter 1. Regional Principles; Chapter 2. The Regional Plan; Chapter 3. Regional Transportation; Part 2: The Neighborhood; Chapter 4. Natural Context; Chapter 5. -Neighborhood Components; Chapter 6. Neighborhood Structure; Part 3: The Street; Chapter 7. Thoroughfare Network; Chapter 8. Thoroughfare Design; Chapter 9. Public Streetscape; Chapter 10. Private Streetscape; Chapter 11. Parking; Part 4: The Building; Chapter 12. Building Types; Chapter 13. Green Construction; Chapter 14. Architectural Design; Appendix: Useful Statements, Smart Growth Directory, Acknowledgments, Image Credits; Index
Andres Duany (Miami, FL), a principal of Duany Plater-Zyberk, is an architect, planner, and founder of the Congress for New Urbanism. Jeff Speck (Miami, FL), is the Director of Town Planning for Duany Plater-Zyberk. They are the coauthors of the acclaimed book suburban Nation (published by Farrar, Strauss & Giroux in 2000).
"Charter of the New Urbanism: "Every New Urbanist should have a copy of the Charter book. The Charter book is the most complete and comprehensive statement of the New Urbanism movement." - New Urban News "an important work that defines the tenets of New Urbanism" - Architectural Record Suburban Nation: "put flesh on the bones of the New Urbanism movement and given much needed impetus to the promise it holds for America" - Richard Moe, National Trust for Historic Preservation "an essential text for our time" - Robert Stern, Dean, Yale School of Architecture