Several common assumptions about new urban codes fail to stand up to scrutiny.
Sep 24, 2014 Better Cities & Towns
A redevelopment project in Doraville, outside of Atlanta, is touted as potentially of catalytic significance for the region, thanks in part to the location of a MARTA station next door.
Sep 22, 2014 Atlanta Business Chronicle
Buffalo is nearing the finish line in an efforts to draft a new form-based code.
Jun 17, 2014 Congress for the New Urbanism
Buffalo recently released the draft of its new Green Code, which includes a Land Use Plan, Unified Development Ordinance, Local Waterfront Revitalization Program, Brownfield Opportunity Areas, and Urban Renewal Plans. Mark Sommer reports.
May 6, 2014 Buffalo News
Form-based codes voluntarily adopted by developers show how this kind of land-use regulation can offer high market adaptability while assuring a better public realm.
May 9, 2013 Better! Cities & Towns
Since their resurrection in Seaside 30 years ago, roughly 300 form-based codes (FBCs) have been adopted. By their very nature FBCs faces many hurdles.
May 1, 2013 Better! Cities & Towns
Like a lot of people, Placeshakers is kicking off the new year with a list: placemaking wishes for 2013. Read on for seven trending ideas they hope break large.
Jan 4, 2013 PlaceShakers
Get lost in the details when explaining zoning reform? Hazel Borys puts forth a pictorial review that helps.
Oct 13, 2012 PlaceShakers
Connecting existing assets and social networks with very little additional monetary investment can generate returns in lean times, writes Hazel Borys.
Jun 15, 2012 PlaceShakers
While raw density numbers are sure to pick a fight, discussing character-based building typologies one neighborhood at a time may help find common ground.
Jun 1, 2012 PlaceShakers