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Obama Administration’s Housing Development “Toolkit”

Obama Administration’s Housing Development “Toolkit”

The toolkit promotes urban zoning reform to increase and diversify housing availability The toolkit, which the White House released in [...]

Zoning and Streets: Uniting or Dividing Communities

Zoning and Streets:  Uniting or Dividing Communities

“Form-based codes aren’t cheap. If we keep the existing zoning map and add some building-form standards, we’d be almost there.” [...]

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 [...]

A Message From Our Chairperson

A Message From Our Chairperson

Greetings! I’m pleased to update you on some changes at FBCI over the past few months. We moved our headquarters [...]

A Small City with a Big Vision: Chattanooga’s New Form-Based Code

A Small City with a Big Vision: Chattanooga’s New Form-Based Code

Chattanooga’s form-based code is part of an innovative vision for the city’s economic, environmental and cultural future. Following a recent [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lisa Wise Will Discuss the Future Development of Cities at Prestigious Real Estate Symposium

Lisa Wise Will Discuss the Future Development of Cities at Prestigious Real Estate Symposium

Chairperson Lisa Wise will represent FBCI at the Global Cities in an Era of Change 2016 symposium, March 30-April 1, [...]

Loneliness, Urban Design, and Form-Based Codes

Loneliness, Urban Design, and Form-Based Codes

Humans are social, yet this primary fact of life is oddly absent as a core consideration in modern urban development [...]

A Message From Our Chairperson

A Message From Our Chairperson

FBCI is growing in 2016! We are pleased to announce that the Richard H. Driehaus Lead Charitable Trust has offered [...]

FBCI Welcomes New Board and Resource Council Members

FBCI Welcomes New Board and Resource Council Members

FBCI is pleased to welcome seven new Board members in 2015. [...]

FBCI Expands its Reach and Effectiveness

FBCI Expands its Reach and Effectiveness

FBCI has begun its campaign to make form-based codes the “new normal” in municipal land use regulation [...]

One of World’s Largest Developers Adopts Form-Based Codes

One of World’s Largest Developers Adopts Form-Based Codes

Form-based codes are now part of planning for U.S. military bases worldwide. [...]

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. [...]

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