In the words of Socrates, “By far the greatest and most admirable form of wisdom is that needed to plan and beautify cities and human communities.”
For those of us devoted to the arduous and complex task of building better places, an intriguing question was succinctly asked of the FBCI recently and it sparked a healthy debate amongst us:
How is a form-based code more effective than a conventional use-based code with form standards added to it ?
We believe it is, but explaining exactly how requires us to be more precise.
But first, let’s take a step back in...