Density and the Planning Edge

Zoning Practice — August 2012

By Lisa Nisenson


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This article initiates a conversation about design solutions for the planning edge — where new density meets the neighborhood.


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Aug. 1, 2012
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About the Author

Lisa Nisenson
Lisa Nisenson is on the forefront of helping cities adopt innovation. She is founder of GreaterPlaces, an award-winning tech startup aggregating all aspects of city and transportation design and a cohort company in Virginia's Smart City Works accelerator. She also consults on mobility and land use planning, as well as scenario and anticipatory planning services. She holds leadership positions in the American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division & Smart City Task Force. Previously she has worked with Sarasota County Florida and US EPA’s Smart Growth office. She is a graduate of Meredith College and Harvard University.