Daily Archives: February 26, 2008

Getting to know Form Based Coding at March 10-11 course

Form Based Coding exampleForm Based Coding is a method of regulating development to achieve a specific urban form based on a community vision and time-tested forms of urbanism.  As local municipalities are considering alternative zoning and design methods to create a new urban form, this course will have increasing relavance to private and public planners, designers, and developers.

Attendees will learn how this tool is used to define public space/street standards, building form standards and the relationship between them.  The course will explain how to determine the scale and appropriate form necessary to achieve a predictable public realm.  Other course activities include an analysis of a community’s DNA, regulating plan variations, and understanding legal issues related to FBC.

  • Date: March 10-11, 2008
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Place: Planning + Design Academy, PURL, 234 N. Central Ave., 8th Floor, Phoenix

Cost: Registration prior to March 1, 2007 is $750 for private/corporate and $700 for public/non-profits.  Pricing structure for multiple attendees can be viewed on the Planning + Design Academy website.  Course is limited to 50 attendees, registration is not complete until payment is received.

Program will include breakfast and lunch. This course receives 14.5 AIA/ASLA LEU’s and APA CM’s.