illustratin of street with buildings and trees

Design in Planning: An Overview

In this course, Planetizen brings you an overview of design in planning. Using real world examples from design guidelines, plans, and manuals, city planner Jason Kambitsis looks at how code, practice and guidelines precipitate design and the form of our cities.

  • Preview Course PREVIEW

Course Info

  • Duration 9 video lessons (58 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2012
Play Video

Preview Course Preview Course

Browse Course Chapters

  • Chapter Locked
    1.
    Introduction
    Chapter Duration 1 min
  • Chapter Locked
    2.
    Integrating Design Into Planning
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
  • Chapter Locked
    3.
    The Design Plan
    Chapter Duration 9 mins
  • Chapter Locked
    4.
    Design Manuals
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
  • Chapter Locked
    5.
    Design Tools in Action
    Chapter Duration 12 mins
  • Chapter Locked
    6.
    Zoning Codes
    Chapter Duration 4 mins
  • Chapter Locked
    7.
    Form Based Codes
    Chapter Duration 3 mins
  • Chapter Locked
    8.
    From Regulation Comes Design
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
  • Chapter Locked
    9.
    What We Learned
    Chapter Duration 1 min

Course Description

In this course, Planetizen brings you an overview of design in planning. Using real world examples from design guidelines, plans, and manuals, city planner Jason Kambitsis looks at how code, practice and guidelines precipitate design and the form of our cities. This overview is for students of city planning or planners who desire a refreshing overview of land use and form based codes and best practices in design formation and implementation in the United States.

Learn these skills

  • Communications & Media
  • Land Use
  • Plan Making
  • Site Planning
  • Urban Design
  • Zoning Codes

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point. 

Meet Your Instructor

Jason Kambitsis

Jason Kambitsis

Jason Kambitsis, AICP, is the Executive Director of the Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) in Pittsburgh, PA and is a founding Principal with the Community Planning and Design firm Aspect.

Meet Instructor

Master Urban Planning Skills With A Planetizen Courses Subscription.

Subscribe
Computer

High quality video lessons developed by experts.

Analytics

Complete course work to receive a certificate from Planetizen.

Certificate

Test your comprehension with course quizzes.

Cloud

Access reading lists, articles, and other materials prepared by instructors.