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A Century Later, Time to Revisit Zoning Laws?
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some attempts to reform zoning. Form based zoning and performance based zoning are two examples of alternative zoning regimes. Form based zoning moves the focus of zoning from land uses...
Affordable Housing for Cars or for People?
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...zoning codes. Many of these buildings have more units than current zoning would allow, or much less parking than a new building would require. With such pressing housing needs, limited...
Reusing Industrial Buildings in an Urban Core
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...the neighbourhood? Modern industrial zoning is often rare and pushed to the outskirts of the city. Are there ways to take advantage of these traditional industrial sites to integrate low-impact...
Jane Jacobs & Holes in the Wall
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...policy and zoning front, flexible arrangements that maximize the use of a single space can be supported. On a basic level, this includes live-work spaces and light industry juxtaposed with...
The City as an R&D Lab
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...potential for performance based zoning as a smarter, more market-responsive, way to shape cities. Perhaps most interestingly, Doctoroff emphasizes the need for new technologies to benefit the triple-helix of urban...
The Value of View Cones
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...ambitious new neighbourhood plan faced much criticism for allowing 3 future towers to break the view cones right from the start in the overall zoning of the site. According to...
The City of Today: Circle Back to the Past?
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...mixed use traditional neighborhoods), rather than simple and clean hierarchical structures (think of single-use districts and Euclidean zoning). The notion of a city understood as a whole was the norm...
Long Commutes are Equivalent to Pay Cuts
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...conversations around density, shared street design, congestion, and zoning? If people move further away from their jobs to find affordable housing, how can we mitigate the effects their new commutes...
Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs
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...without permits and counter to a city’s zoning code. In the city of Los Angeles, for example, there were 644 permitted ADUs constructed between 2003 and 2016, but there are...
New York City Architecture: As Diverse as the City Itself
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...District, is responsible for ushering in what is perhaps the most defining era of NYC architecture, the setback style era, which birthed the skyscraper. A zoning law passed in 1916...