Sustainable Urbanism Online is a continuing education resource center that streams videos from conference lectures, tours, documentaries and other educational programs around the world.

Sustainable Urbanism Online offers a comprehensive library of video lectures and tours on smart growth and new urbanism, providing AIA and AICP credits.  Lectures by experts from all over the world give details of best practices. Guided tours cover fascinating places and projects (such as Havana, Cuba, and Seaside, Florida). For over 15 years, President Nancy Kenney has been videotaping leading practitioners, theorists and case studies. SUOnline's growing selection of courses offers in-depth perspectives for professionals, civic leaders, developers and all those interested in creating sustainable, built environments.

Our Online Courses

nandianarcticAll Sustainable Urbanism Online courses are designed with a clear purpose and objective to maintain, improve, or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to the New Urbanist field of practice. Courses offered by Sustainable Urbanism Online are considered state-of-the-art in the field.      Each lecture is supplemented with new learning materials including PowerPoint and links to additional resources and a quiz to help the attendee earn professional continuing education learning units.

Some of the topics our courses address are as follows:

  • New Urbanism
  • Revitalization and Recovery after Natural (and Sprawl) Disasters
  • Regional Planning Transect Coding
  • Smart Growth
  • Storm Water Management
  • Smart Code Traditional Town Planning
  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Walkable Communities
  • Successful Charrettes
  • Green Building Practices
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Global Climate Change
  • Architectural Vernacular
  • Sprawl Repair

Our Mission

To provide high quality online educational programs that will help fulfill the Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) requirements mandated by many state boards of registration for professional architects, city planners and landscape architects. To educate and equip students with urgent techniques for implementing SmartCodes and Smart Growth in the academic world as well as in the general public.

Our Commitments

As a continuing education provider, Sustainable Urbanism Online conducts its business according to the continuing education unit (CEU) guidelines published by American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Institute of Certified Planners. We maintain records of all online activities for at least seven (7) years. Our records include the name of the attendee who satisfactorily completed the course, the type of activity claimed, date of the activity, the instructor's name, the sponsoring organization, and the credits earned.