Mark your calendars to attend the ABCs of Form-Based Codes in Seattle, Wash. on Friday, February 25, 2011, 8:30 AM–6:00 PM.
Form-Based Codes (FBCs) are an alternative to conventional zoning whose prescriptive and place-based emphasis is enabling communities and regions across the nation to make their goals for reinforcing and creating walkable urban places and the preservation of their community character a reality. This one-day intensive workshop will discuss their creation, implementation, and administration, as well as the evolving application of Form-Based Codes lead by the country's leading FBC practitioners and founding members of the Form-Based Code Institute.
- Daniel Parolek, architect and urbanist, co-author of the first authoritative book on the use of form-based codes in all settings
- Charles Wolfe, a Seattle-based attorney with over 25 years of innovative environmental and land use law experience, affiliate faculty at UW and frequently published author
- Linda Pruitt, developer of new sustainable neighborhoods throughout the Pacific Northwest
- Kaizer Rangwala, planner and consultant with years of experience crafting and implementing FBCs
- Peter Katz, pioneer in using FBCs, veteran advisor to local governments, and author of the acclaimed book The New Urbanism
Click here for more information and to register.