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New Research on Signs Within a Walkable Street Environment by Roger Eastman

New Research on Signs Within a Walkable Street Environment by Roger Eastman

The Signage Foundation, a research organization based in Washington, D.C., is partnering with faculty and graduate students at Michigan State University on a research project that focuses on signage, urban design and form-based codes. This project is in its early stages; the research team has completed a literature review and is starting to conduct field […]

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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 Florida and the largest of Broward County’s 31 municipalities.  The City prides itself on its collaborative working relationships within the community and has been ranked as one of the nation’s best cities in a variety […]

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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 from Chicago to Washington, D.C. and brought on some new board members. We’ve also welcomed aboard Marta Goldsmith as FBCI’s new Executive Director. Marta, who has a strong urban planning background, will run the Institute’s […]

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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 a generous 2:1 match, up to a total of $90,000, for donations received by FBCI in 2016.

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FBCI Welcomes New Board and Resource Council Members

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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

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New FBC 101 on Planetizen!

New FBC 101 on Planetizen!

Planetizen Courses and FBCI partner to create “Form-Based Codes 101” training series

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FBCs: From Fringe to Mainstream in 10 Years

FBCs: From Fringe to Mainstream in 10 Years

It is my pleasure to welcome readers to the inaugural issue of the FBCI e-Newsletter

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FBCI: The Beginning

FBCI: The Beginning

One could argue FBCI began with a dinner conversation in Washington D.C. among Peter Katz, Richard H. Driehaus and myself

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FBCI at CNU 23 : the future of form-based coding

FBCI at CNU 23 : the future of form-based coding

FBCI will host a two-hour facilitated discussion about the future of form-based coding.

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