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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.

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Course Info

  • Duration 9 video lessons (58 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2012
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Browse Course Chapters

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

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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.

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