A Look Back at the Beginning of Kentlands: Mike Watkins Perspective

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By Watkins

Mike Watkins writes about urban design and shares his expertise in professional and lay publications throughout the U.S. and abroad. Examples include:

  • Writer, Journal of Urban Design, “The Kentlands Code,” Winter 2007.  East Hendred, United Kingdom:  A discussion of the role of vision, history, leadership and enforcement in contemporary codes.
  • Editor, CNU XI of the Congress for the New Urbanism, "Guidebook to the Old and New Urbanism in the Baltimore/Washington Region," 2003.  A guide to the exemplary plans and projects of the region, edited and produced by Watkins.
  • Writer, Kentlands Town Crier, “The Role of the Town Architect,” March 2001. Gaithersburg, Md. This column explains the role of the Town Architect and history of the position.
  • Contributor, Congress for the New Urbanism, “Kentlands Council Report," Spring 2001:  A critique and review of Kentlands, one of the first neo-traditional towns.

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