The Form-Based Codes Institute is pleased to announce the election of three new Board members …
Moreover, it’s not just about what is between the curbs. It’s about placement of buildings and parking lots and street trees. It’s about the codes that determine how streets are designed and buildings interact with the public space. It’s about street networks and size of blocks and how it all fits together. It’s about creating a place.
The Form-Based Codes Institute is pleased to announce the election of three new Board members and six new Resource Council members at its Annual Meeting in October. The addition of these talented people will further deepen and broaden our effectiveness in reaching diverse constituencies, raising the support needed to make our organization even more effective, […]
Tony Perez, Opticos Design’s Director of Form-Based Coding, has gone back to school this spring, teaching a graduate-level studio dedicated to Form-Based Coding at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, CA. While some universities invite guest lecturers to speak about FBCs, Perez’s class, “Form-Based Codes in the Context of Integrated Urbanism,” is one of the […]
Joel Russell, FBCI’s Executive Director, spoke at the second international Future of Places conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 1 and 2, 2014. He presented a paper entitled “The Form-Based Code as a Tool of Intentional Placemaking” and also did a presentation on the interrelationships between zoning and street design. The conference focused on […]