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Welcome - my name is Kevin Klinkenberg, and this site "The Messy City" is my blog and website. I started blogging in 2007, and it has evolved over time into this. Please feel free to connect with me on any of the social media sites listed here. Thanks for reading.

WATCH: Kevin Klinkenberg on Form-Based Codes in Your Community

Seeking to improve the design quality of your community, or looking for ways to encourage mixed-use development? This video is part one of a series that explores the basics of form-based codes and some common pitfalls. Watch Kevin Klinkenberg discuss and compare commonly used techniques, and progressive ideas such as Form-Based Codes (FBCs). Form-Based Codes: Prescriptive Vs. Proscriptive

Klinkenberg served on a panel of experts at the Mid-American Regional Council on FBCs and context-sensitive street design, as both are key elements for walkable neighborhoods. Stay tuned for the end of the series for the full downloadable powerpoint presentation.

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