Form-Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America

Topic: Small Towns

Design Review: Purpose, Principles and Practice

Municipalities, big and small are recognizing the importance of creating, maintaining, and preserving a distinctive and vibrant place to promote a restorative economy and environment. Planning and zoning offices, local…more

Form-Based Codes for Small Towns: The Traditional Town Center

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George Proakis continues the conversation about smaller towns and villages, focusing on strategies for the traditional town center. He draws upon his own work using form-based codes to conserve the…more

Form-Based Codes for Small Towns (Part 1)

Stefan Pellegrini shows how form-based codes may be used to preserve and guide development in small towns and rural communities, looking at towns as small as 5,000 people, with applications…more

Historic Preservation and Form-Based Codes

Two experts offer insights into how to treat historic districts within form-based codes, using case studies from small town and large urban areas. Viewers learn more about the relationship of…more