Citywide Form-Based Code and Plan for Cincinnati Land Use Framework
Paradigm shift back to urbanism: complete neighborhoods for Cincinnati
Mesa Downtown Plan and Form-Based Code
Capturing the Transformative Potential of Transit
Doheny Village Form-Based Code
Dana Point, California
Reinforcing a surfer/maker culture with smart coding
Recent California state legislation (eg., SB 35, SB 330 and the Housing Accountability Act) stipulates that in certain situations, projects that qualify for streamlined review and processing must be designed and reviewed only through objective design standards. Marin County retained Opticos Design in 2019 to develop Objective Design and Development Standards (ODDS) for multifamily and mixed-use residential development in coordination with 11 separate jurisdictions within the County, the largest objective design standards application to date.
As established in Part 1 of this series, we understand why it’s important to use building types. Now, let’s get into the next question: where? This post focuses on where building types are most effective, where they could be helpful but aren’t necessary, and where they are not necessary and should not be used.
Your City/State Just Enabled Multiple Units on Every Lot. Here are Six Tips for Successful Implementation.