Instead of inheriting the work from other people, do the work yourself... The whole history of the United States is moving on and creating new wealth and creating places. Is it really too difficult to get people to go to Detroit?
— Andres Duany

Andres Duany is an American architect and urban planner working at the firm DPZ, a co-founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), and the author of several books including Suburban Nation. He's also an inspiration for Strong Towns thinking.

In this interview, Chuck Marohn and Andres Duany discuss the founding and growth of the new urbanist movement, gentrification, and the future of the suburbs.

Photo from the  Knight Foundation

Photo from the Knight Foundation

(Top photo courtesy of Michigan Municipal League)

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