header image

FBCI Staff

FBCI Staff

This material was posted by FBCI Staff

Form-Based Codes Create Communities Where Residents Can Comfortably Age in Place

Form-Based Codes Create Communities Where Residents Can Comfortably Age in Place

What type of community do you want to live in once you reach retirement age? Although many seniors have opted in the past to move to warm-weather locations or retirement villages, an increasing number are not interested in relocating. According to a 2014 report by AARP, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to improve people’s […]

Read More →

Read More →

2016 Driehaus Award Winning FBCs Reflect the Unique Character, Aspirations of the Cities They Help to Reshape

2016 Driehaus Award Winning FBCs Reflect the Unique Character, Aspirations of the Cities They Help to Reshape

    Last June, FBCI presented the 2016 Driehaus Form-Based Code Award to Delray Beach, Fla., and Lacey, Wash., and gave honorable mention to Thompson’s Landing, Tenn., to acknowledge their development, adoption and implementation of innovative and effective form-based codes. This year’s honorees represent a diverse group of communities. One is a beach town that […]

Read More →

Read More →

Job Opening in Florida, Director of Sustainable Development

Job Opening in Florida, Director of Sustainable Development

CITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE, FL DIRECTOR OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT The City of Fort Lauderdale is the seventh largest city in Florida and the largest of Broward County’s 31 municipalities.  The City prides itself on its collaborative working relationships within the community and has been ranked as one of the nation’s best cities in a variety […]

Read More →

Read More →

MSU’s New Guidebook Helps Communities Understand the Social, Economic Benefits of Placemaking

MSU’s New Guidebook Helps Communities Understand the Social, Economic Benefits of Placemaking

A new guidebook, Placemaking as an Economic Development Tool, has been published by The Land Policy Institute at Michigan State University in collaboration with the MIplaceTM Partnership Initiative. The book, which is available for download free of charge, is designed to help communities understand how effective community and economic development can be enhanced through effective […]

Read More →

Read More →

FBCI Chair Introduces Form-Based Codes to International Real Estate Audience

FBCI Chair Introduces Form-Based Codes to International Real Estate Audience

The U.S. residential real estate market is undergoing dramatic change; its evolution influenced not by the largest demographic — Baby Boomers — but by their offspring, the Millennials.  Neighborhoods and cities preferred by  most of this generation are those that are  planned and designed with innovative form-based codes. These were some of the key findings […]

Read More →

Read More →

Driehaus Award Presented to Codes in Florida, Washington; Honorable Mention to Tennessee FBC

Driehaus Award Presented to Codes in Florida, Washington; Honorable Mention to Tennessee FBC

June 9, 2016 — The Form-Based Codes Institute (FBCI) today announced the 2016 Driehaus Form-Based Codes Award is being presented to communities in Florida and Washington for their implementation of innovative and effective codes.  Honorable mention is being made to a Tennessee community. The Driehaus Form-Based Codes Award is sponsored by FBCI with the generous […]

Read More →

Read More →

Columbia Pike’s Form Based Success

Columbia Pike’s Form Based Success

Efforts to transform Columbia Pike into a more walkable transit-oriented “Main Street” for south Arlington are becoming a reality.

Read More →

Read More →

FBC 101 on Planetizen

FBC 101 on Planetizen

A new on-line version of the popular course, FBC 101: The ABCs of Form-Based Codes

Read More →

Read More →

Driehaus Award goes to Beaufort County CDC

Read More →

FBCI at CNU 23 : the future of form-based coding

FBCI at CNU 23 : the future of form-based coding

FBCI will host a two-hour facilitated discussion about the future of form-based coding.

Read More →

Read More →

Top