Form-based Zoning – An Alternative that Promotes Great Placemaking

2015 Charrette


On October 8, CNU Directors, Adrian Cammaert, Eldon Theodore, Ute Maya-Gambattista and Michelle Dobbie, led the “Getting to Form-based Zoning” Charrette at the 2015 OPPI Conference. The presentation can be viewed here.



Lynn Richards, Photo Credit: David Cooper

Lynn Richards, Photo Credit: David Cooper

The Business Case for Good Urbansim – presentation by Lynn Richards, President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism.



May 2015: CNU Ontario has prepared a paper that succinctly articulates the case for the removal of the Gardiner East Expressway.

Toronto is Not a -Drive-thru’ City


On January 22, 2015, CNU Ontario hosted an interactive open mic session with its membership and members of the general public, the purpose of which was to provide background on the topic of “Winterizing our Cities” from the perspectives of urban design, landscape architecture and engineering, and to gather input from the audience. The document below provides a summary of our findings and is primarily focused on the Toronto context.

Winterizing our Cities – CNU Ontario Report