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FBCI gathers the best examples of form-based codes from communities across the United States and abroad. The codes represent a variety of community types and applications of form-based standards. Click on the Show Search Options button to search the library by phrase, location, Driehaus Award recipients, and the categories described below.

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Woodland District Hybrid Form Based Code

**Driehaus Award Recipient**

The Code offers exemplary provisions for transitioning an auto-oriented suburban area into a walkable urban and transit-ready environment. Innovations worthy of emulation include the distinct descriptive intents for each of the three designated…more

University Neighborhood Specific Plan

**Driehaus Award Recipient**

This Code offers an excellent example for regulating large-scale infill development to produce a walkable place.  It offers a “kit of parts” for creating the fundamental urban form – addressing both the public…more

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