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Most cities are governed by complex zoning codes — rules that divide the city into designated areas for residential and commercial development. But aesthetics aren’t always a priority for those writing zoning laws, and some architects and urban designers say that’s a problem. We explore a movement to replace traditional zoning codes with a “form-based” approach that allows greater freedom for determining building use and style.
- Roger Lewis Architect; Columnist, "Shaping the City," Washington Post; and Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland College Park
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