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A Century Later, Time to Revisit Zoning Laws?

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...Our zoning bylaws are broken. Ask yourself: does zoning create the type of cities we want? A growing body of evidence suggests that zoning has become the problem. Before...

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Affordable Housing for Cars or for People?

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...land and expenses are set, why do we keep spending these limited resources on housing for cars? Are North American cities ready to change their zoning laws and phase out...

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Reusing Industrial Buildings in an Urban Core

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...to 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...

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Jane Jacobs & Holes in the Wall

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...the 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...

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The City as an R&D Lab

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...the 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...

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The City of Today: Circle Back to the Past?

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...of 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...

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Long Commutes are Equivalent to Pay Cuts

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...the 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...

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Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs

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...often 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...

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New York City Architecture: As Diverse as the City Itself

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...Financial 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...

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A Driverless Future is not just about the Cars

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...to the new driverless reality, including eliminating minimum parking standards and provisions to ‘futureproof’ new parking investments; Overlay zoning and incentives for the redevelopment of parking structures and surface parking...

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