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ROSS CHAPIN:

Pocket Neighborhoods 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k749w3cHSPk

The Highlands at Langley Architect Ross Chapin on the philosophy of pocket neighborhoods
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwJgEzMzJ4I

 

R John Anderson – Lean Urbanism: Recruiting Small-Scale Developers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPu8biSTUPc

Why so many suburbs look the same
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=vWhYlu7ZfYM

Brian Falk – The value of small-scale development & how to enable It
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JqYK_Gsyik&fbclid=IwAR1N8RFwxt8NJeJOZkziOal9NPVbyYL-9tW8WoXl5x7pSVLWtd6Ys2u6I-g

Incrementally ~ Successionally ~ Varying Scales ~ By Locals

Place Based Enterprises ~ Fine Grained Development

 

SMALL:

Is more adaptable ~ Preserves character ~ Spreads risks and rewards ~ Allows locals to participate
What’s needed?

Change requirements that impede small-small development: Zoning, Parking, Setbacks, etc.

 

RESOURCES:

CityBuilding Exchange: 
http://citybuildingexchange.com

Incremental Development Alliance:
https://www.incrementaldevelopment.org/

We Do Incremental Development: 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/smalldevelopersandbuilders/    
Check out the files section along with the posts. A goldmine for small-scale incremental developers.

CNU Public Square: 
https://www.cnu.org/publicsquare

Strong Towns:
https://www.strongtowns.org/

Oxnard Renaissance:
https://oxnardrenaissance.org/

 

BOOKS

Pocket Neighborhoods ~ Ross Chapin

Walkable City Rules ~ Jeff Speck

The Smart Growth Manual ~ Duany, Speck, and Lydon

Tactical Urbanism ~ Lydon and Garcia

The New Civic Art ~ Duany, Plater-Zyberk, and Alminana