FORM-BASED CODES

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Top 10 misconceptions about form-based codes

Several common assumptions about new urban codes fail to stand up to scrutiny.
TONY PEREZMAY. 12, 2016
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Where building types make sense in zoning

Building types are most helpful when trying to achieve a fine-grained mix of house-scale buildings of varied density and type in a walkable neighborhood. This is part one of a series.
TONY PEREZJUN. 3, 2019
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Las Vegas establishes form-based coding in Nevada

The City of Las Vegas adopted one of the state's first form-based codes following two years of training and community engagement. The new code is a big step toward implementing the City’s downtown master plan.
ROGER EASTMAN, SPENCER JOHNSONJUL. 17, 2019
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Best practices in land-use codes recognized

The Driehaus Form-Based Code Award, to be announced at CNU 28 in June, is accepting nominations until April 17.
TYLER QUINN-SMITHMAR. 31, 2020