B. Aaron Parker

B. Aaron Parker has practiced architecture and urban design nationally from both Minneapolis and New York, and serves as Adjunct Professor in the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of Minnesota, where he has taught architecture and urban design. His academic research has allowed him to develop techniques he then applies in his urban design practice.

The CNU Charter – Through a Lean Lens

The 27 principles of the Charter of the New Urbanism were formulated by a broad cross-section of thinkers, practitioners and officials who recognized some of the shortcomings of post-WWII development, planning and design on the continuity and coherence of American cities. The Charter reflects a durable and broadly agreed upon standard of regional and urban livability, sustainability and civility.

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