Form-Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America

Stefanos Polyzoides

Stefanos Polyzoides Partner
Moule & Polyzoides Architects
180 E. California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105

Stefanos Polyzoides, a co-founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism, is co-principal of the architecture and urbanist firm, Moule & Polyzoides, which he formed in 1982 with Elizabeth Moule. His career spans architecture, urban design, education and theory, with professional work on educational, institutional and civic buildings, historic rehabilitation, commercial projects, campus planning and urban design. During the course of several decades, Mr. Polyzoides has led numerous design charrettes and played a pioneering role in the development, refinement and implementation of form-based codes. His firm’s projects are found throughout the U.S. and abroad. Recent work includes urban designs and form-based codes for San Antonio, Texas; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Visalia, California; and Paso Robles, California. Mr. Polyzoides is the author of two books, Los Angeles Courtyard Housing: A Typological Analysis and R.M. Schindler, Architect. He is recipient of the prestigious Seaside Prize.