new urbanism http://iowapublicradio.org en Creative Communities http://iowapublicradio.org/post/creative-communities <p>Iowa's cultural and economic shift away from the family farm created <a href="http://www.uiowa.edu/~ican/Papers%202006/braindrain122806.pdf">serious problems</a> for the state.&nbsp; It has also created opportunities for reinvention and creativity.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:39:40 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 30966 at http://iowapublicradio.org Creative Communities New Urbanism in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/new-urbanism-iowa <p>The advent of automobiles brought increased mobility to Americans, but cars also created suburban sprawl and isolation.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer looks at new urbanism, a movement that cultivates qualities found in older communities like walkability and connectivity.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:20:48 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 27329 at http://iowapublicradio.org New Urbanism in Iowa