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Demystifying Form-Based Codes

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The Bialsky West Water Street condos as seen from North Haven.  ANNE SURCHIN

The Bialsky West Water Street condos as seen from North Haven. ANNE SURCHIN

Taken while the Watchcase townhouses were under construction in Sag Harbor in 2014. The little building in the foreground on Sage Street is completely dwarfed by its new neighbor.

Taken while the Watchcase townhouses were under construction in Sag Harbor in 2014. The little building in the foreground on Sage Street is completely dwarfed by its new neighbor.

The Bialsky West Water Street condos as seen from North Haven.  ANNE SURCHIN

The Bialsky West Water Street condos as seen from North Haven. ANNE SURCHIN

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Form & Function

  • Publication: Residence
  • Published on: May 26, 2022
  • Columnist: Anne Surchin
Form-based codes, a methodology for reinventing and preserving older communities as well as inventing new ones, are a mystery to most individuals. Sometimes referred to as pattern books, the concept... more

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