Place-Making Sustainability Institutions
The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism; sponsored by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
The Congress for the New Urbanism is the central network of New Urbanists, who have been building sustainable places since 1980.
The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment is sponsored by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; the Prince’s Foundation has, for over a quarter-century, been working to reawaken living traditions that can foster true sustainability.
The Institute of Classical Art & Architecture sponsored the first Original Green lecture.
The Center for Applied Transect Studies is the keeper of the Rural-Urban Transect. The Transect is one of the theoretical frameworks that underlies the Original Green.
- CNU Florida
The Florida chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism sponsors several sustainability initiatives.
The Council for European Urbanism is a European sister organization to the CNU.
The Australian Council for New Urbanism is an Australian sister organization to the CNU.
- CNU NextGen
The Next Generation of New Urbanists is a US-based organization made up mostly of those who began their New Urbanist careers after the mid-1990s.
Biological Sustainability Institutions
- Permaculture Institute
The Permaculture Institute is a non-profit educational organization that aggregates and distributes information and resources concerning the practice of permaculture.
Technical Sustainability Institutions
The United States Green Building Council sponsors the LEED standard.
- Building Green
Building Green is an independent publishing company committed to providing accurate, unbiased, and timely green building information They sponsor Environmental Building News, the GreenSpec Directory, and the BuildingGreen Suite of online tools.
- Green Building Advisor
Green Building Advisor is the digital sustainability arm of Taunton Press. It contains a suite of guidelines, construction details, blogs by leading green building experts, and product guides.
- Andrews University School of Architecture
Andrews has an excellent program built in recent years based on the New Urbanism and regionally-particular architecture.
- Judson University Division of Art, Design, and Architecture
Judson, on the strength of student interest over several years, has recently initiated an undergraduate and a graduate program in traditional architecture and urbanism a fundamental principle of which is, and takes advantage of institutional strength in, sustainability.
- University of Miami School of Architecture
Miami has long been the world leader in New Urbanist education, and focuses on vernacular traditions at the scale of architecture.
- University of Notre Dame School of Architecture
Notre Dame is the standard-bearer for classical architectural education in the USA.
- Pattern Language
Pattern Language is a process proposed first by Christopher Alexander in the 1970s that has profoundly affected architects and planners ever since.
The SmartCode is the premier Transect-based development code, and combats the destructive patterns of sprawl.
- SmartCode Complete
SmartCode Complete is a source of education for the form-based and transect-based SmartCode, a tool in implementing sustainability.
- 2030 Community Challenge
Farr Associates sponsors the 2030 Community Challenge. Doug Farr is an internationally-known author and expert on building sustainably.
- Light Imprint
DPZ Charlotte developed Light Imprint, which is a planning & development strategy accompanied by numerous tools for sitting development more lightly and sustainably upon the land.
- Katrina Cottages
The New Urban Guild hosts the Katrina Cottages; it promotes sustainability in a number of ways, including by building smaller & smarter.
New Urbanist Firms with a Polemical Attitude
Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company founded the New Urbanism movement in 1980 with the design of Seaside, and continues to be a world leader in the design of sustainable places that are compact, mixed-use, and walkable.
- New Urban Guild
The Guild's sister non-profit entity, the Guild Foundation, sponsors this Original Green website.
PlaceMakers is one of a growing number of New Urbanist firms committed to calibrating the SmartCode to localities everywhere; they sponsor the SmartCode Workshop.