Victor Dover

Victor Dover is a town planner and urban designer with 29 years of leadership in the reform of planning, regulation and development. He is principal-in-charge of Dover, Kohl & Partners, whose public and private clients span twenty-two states and five continents. His neighborhood design experience includes well-known neighborhoods like Glenwood Park in Atlanta, Georgia and South Main in Buena Vista, Colorado; his comprehensive planning portfolio includes Plan El Paso, hailed as “America’s Best Smart Growth Plan,” and Seven50, the regional plan for South Florida’s seven counties over the next 50 years. He is the co-author of Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns (Wiley, 2014). Victor is a Fellow of the AICP, and is both a charter member and former national board chair of the Congress for the New Urbanism. He is a co-founder of the Form-Based Codes Institute and was also instrumental in the creation of the National Charrette Institute. He is a daily bike commuter in South Miami, Florida.

Form-Based Codes 101: Introduction

In this course we will define form-based codes, explain why they were invented, and distinguish them from conventional "use-based" zoning ordinances—all with an emphasis on placemaking and walkability. We...

75 min AICP CM, CNU-A, LA CES
Form-Based Codes 101: Downtowns

Downtowns are the historic center of most American cities. In this course, we will review their role in establishing the past and future character of the city, walking through a series of form-based code...

67 min AICP CM, CNU-A, LA CES