Name and location of repository
Level of description
- 2004 (Creation)
Name of creator
University of Miami, School of Architecture, Dean 1996-present
Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk is a founding principal of Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company. She is dean of the University of Miami's School of Architecture, where she has taught since 1979. She has served as Director of the Center for Urban and Community Design. She is a founder and emeritus board member of the Congress for the New Urbanism, established in 1993.
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Scope and content
System of arrangement
This collection is arranged in eleven series (I-XI). Storage consists of document containers of varying forms and sizes as detailed below.
I Projects, Plans, and Codes
This series includes project reports, booklets, drawings, photographs, promotional materials, and regulating documents. The organization is according to place whenever possible: projects and codes in the U.S. can be found by state, projects and codes abroad can be found by country.
II Books, Anthologies, Proceedings, and Articles
This series includes a variety of publications and supporting material.
III Periodical Publications
This series includes complete and incomplete serial runs and isolated periodical volumes that contain references to the New Urbanism Movement.
IV Reports and Research
This series includes documents involving topics which transcend place: economic, environmental, and transportation-related, as well as social issues such as health.
V Works of Theory, Theses, and White papers
These are writings that propose a certain perspective on topics related to the New Urbanism. They may be papers presented, theses submitted in fulfillment of academic requirements and other academic writings.
VI Firms and Institutions
VII The Congress for the New Urbanism
VIII Symposia, Conferences, and Exhibitions
X Related Reference Materials
Type of case is indicated by letter code as demonstrated in the list below.
F Folders hold loose papers or papers of a similar subject
FF Flat Files : Large drawings/objects
I Items : Usually bound items which can stand alone however, some items are placed within containers
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Immediate source of acquisition
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
While the current organization attempts to prepare for growth, future submittals may require the addition and/or reorganization of a Series or Subseries.
Peter Katz donated 16 boxes of New Urbanism related documents in October 2011 and another 8 boxes in November 2011.
The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) donated 27 boxes of New Urbanist materials in January 2009. These materials await processing. In July 2012 the Congress of the New Urbanism donated 2 more boxes of CNU competition related records.
1 Box of materials were donated by CNU in January of 2012 .
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Congress of the New Urbanism Records. ARC8000
Information about related materials is available at http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/?p=collections/findingaid&id=1021
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Name access points
- Plater-Zyberk, Elizabeth (Creator)
- Community Design Associates (Subject)
- Congress for the New Urbanism (Subject)
- Dover, Kohl & Partners (Firm) (Subject)
- Moule & Polyzoides (Firm) (Subject)
- Seaside Institute (Subject)
- Urban Design Associates (Subject)
- Calthorpe, Peter (Subject)
- Duany, Andres (Subject)
- Gindroz, Ray (Subject)
- Katz, Peter, 1954- (Subject)
- Kelbaugh, Doug (Subject)
- Polyzoides, Stefanos (Subject)
- Solomon, Daniel, 1939- (Subject)