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Announcing winners of 2019 Driehaus Form-Based Codes Award

Announcing winners of 2019 Driehaus Form-Based Codes Award

Today, the Form-Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America honors three communities for stepping up to placemaking with the adoption [...]

Form-based codes: A means to equity in a compassionate city

Form-based codes: A means to equity in a compassionate city

The Columbia Pike form-based code is helping Arlington County, VA preserve or replace an estimated 1,300 affordable housing units that were [...]

A decade of lessons on good zoning

A decade of lessons on good zoning

Trinity Boulevard in East Fort Worth is currently a highway but will serve as a town center. Rendering courtesy Gateway [...]

Town of Leesburg, VA issues Request for Information

Town of Leesburg, VA issues Request for Information

The Town of Leesburg is issuing this Request for Information to gather information and industry feedback from potential, qualified vendors [...]

CNU’s Project for Code Reform: when a new form-based code isn’t in the cards

CNU’s Project for Code Reform: when a new form-based code isn’t in the cards

In September 2018, the Congress for New Urbanism published “The Users Guide to Code Reform” – the product of a [...]

What makes a good form-based code?

What makes a good form-based code?

Rendering of development under the University Neighborhood Specific Plan in Palm Desert, CA, winner of the 2017 Driehaus Award. (Image: [...]

Zoning for equity: raising all boats

Zoning for equity: raising all boats

Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth, TX, which was developed under form-based standards. Image: Randy Hutcheson. Conventional land use regulations [...]

Redevelopment & Infill Master Plan Wanted for Clarksville, IN

Redevelopment & Infill Master Plan Wanted for Clarksville, IN

The Town of Clarksville’s Redevelopment Department is hereby accepting proposals from qualified professionals to create a Master Plan focusing on [...]

Downtown Las Vegas: “The legend reinvented”

Downtown Las Vegas: “The legend reinvented”

After two years of robust education and community engagement, the City of Las Vegas is ready to implement their downtown [...]

Have we zoned great, walkable places out of existence?

Have we zoned great, walkable places out of existence?

Zoning codes are the unseen, yet decisive guiding force that can either help or hinder the creation of great, walkable, [...]

Visioning & Zoning Code Update Wanted for Downtown Cedar Falls, Iowa

Visioning & Zoning Code Update Wanted for Downtown Cedar Falls, Iowa

The City of Cedar Falls (pop. 40,000) is located along the Cedar River in northeast Iowa. It is home to [...]

Better together: zoning (reform) and smart growth

Better together: zoning (reform) and smart growth

Smart Growth America (SGA) continually pursues new angles to broaden its ability to create strong communities. By adding the Form-Based [...]

FBCI announces 2018 winners of the Richard H. Driehaus Form-Based Code Award

FBCI announces 2018 winners of the Richard H. Driehaus Form-Based Code Award

Honoring achievement in the writing and implementation of form-based codes The Form-Based Codes Institute (FBCI) at Smart Growth America is [...]

Form-Based Codes at CNU26

Form-Based Codes at CNU26

If you are going to CNU26 in Savannah, GA later this month, you will have several opportunities to hear some [...]

City of Covington Seeks Neighborhood Development Code

City of Covington Seeks Neighborhood Development Code

The City of Covington is seeking qualified firms to create a development code which integrates form or character-based zoning and [...]

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