The Town of Babylon has issued a request for qualifications to build a transit-oriented suburban retrofit. The project is New Urban Network’s March Plan of the Month.
The Miami-based architect said that "optimization" was driving up the cost of development to absurd levels.
While Edward Glaeser objects to building height restrictions downtown, the elephant in the living room is low-density zoning.
One of the handbook's cartoonlike illustrations. Source: The New York Times
After redoing much of the Big Apple's zoning, the Department of City Planning has released a 168-page handbook that makes the new rules easier to understand.
A farmer's market pavilion is expected to be the centerpiece of new development downtown. Courtesy of City of Overland Park.
Current conditions for Market Street. Courtesy of City of Overland Park.
Transformation of Market Street, Overland Park, based on the new code. Image by Steve Price.
Kansas City's largest suburb has enacted a form-based code, and developers are expressing interest in projects in the community's downtown.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands hired consultants to draft a form-based code for the capital, Charlotte Amalie, as a pilot project for code reform.
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