Planning & design
With growth continuing apace, planning commissioners are urging a speedier process for retooling Charlotte’s new zoning ordinance.
As Charlotte explores how to reorganize and update its development ordinances into one Unified Development Ordinance, the question arises whether the city also needs a new comprehensive plan.
A workshop Dec. 5 will ask Charlotteans to envision what they want their community to look like.
How can we stop design and planning mistakes from damaging our city? Part 2 in a series of illustrated essays on urban design. Commentary from David Walters.
Another neighborhood, this time in West End, will showcase its potential with a day of pop-up improvements.
Can a suburban area be truly green? One city in Germany offers lessons in building a family-friendly environment with a small carbon footprint. Commentary.
How can we distinguish between good development proposals and the not-so-good? First in a series of illustrated essays explaining urban design principles.
What would famous urban observer Jane Jacobs advise Charlotte in 2017? We asked local planners and city thinkers.
Better Block founder Jason Roberts wants neighborhood improvement from the bottom up. He’ll speak in Charlotte July 11.