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5 Questions for Joel Russell (about…form-based codes)!

5 Questions for Joel Russell (about…form-based codes)!

Zoning defined by the shape and relation of buildings creates better communities for people of all ages.

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The Frontier of Form-Based Codes

The Frontier of Form-Based Codes

Form-based codes are often intended for relatively small areas, ranging from single streets to neighborhood districts. Yet they are also being tested further up the scale as key tools in regional planning.

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Misconceptions About Form-Based Codes

Misconceptions About Form-Based Codes

Since 1981, approximately 400 form-based codes (FBCs) have been prepared for communities across the US, and as of 2012, 252 of them have been adopted. Eighty-two percent of the adoptions have taken place in the past 10 years.

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An Introduction to Form-Based Codes

An Introduction to Form-Based Codes

A 4-part series that provides a very useful and thorough overview for citizen planners

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FBCI Welcomes New Board and Resource Council Members

FBCI Welcomes New Board and Resource Council Members

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. ┬áThe 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, […]

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FBCI Fundraiser: Zoning for Walkable Communities

FBCI Fundraiser: Zoning for Walkable Communities

Support FBCI’s Fundraiser: Zoning for Walkable Communities and donate today!

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FBCI News

Joel Russell Takes Form-Based Codes to Latin America

Joel Russell Takes Form-Based Codes to Latin America

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 […]

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FBCI Fundraiser: Zoning for Walkable Communities

FBCI Fundraiser: Zoning for Walkable Communities

Support FBCI’s Fundraiser: Zoning for Walkable Communities and donate today!

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Bridgeport, CT Becomes First FBCI City Sponsor

Bridgeport, CT Becomes First FBCI City Sponsor

City Sponsorship gives city planning staff free access to FBCI webinars as well as expert guidance and education on how to reform city zoning and use form-based codes.

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