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posted on 24.08.2021, 02:20 by Yingyi Zhang, Marc Aurel SchnabelMarc Aurel Schnabel
The concept of Form-Based Code is of central importance in American New Urbanism. There is an increasing concern on Form-Based Code’s components and adoptions in cities and countries in the USA. This paper aims to extend Form-Based Code’s study to high-density cities of Asia. It explores the methodology of embedding parametric thinking into the multi-scenario evaluation of Form-Based Code. The methodology framework is developed by taking advantage of parametric modelling instruments which visualizes the coding procedure on software interfaces. Using Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong as the experimental site, the paper concludes with a parametric evaluation system towards a walkable and accessible environment in the volumetric urban morphology of high-density cities.

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Zhang, Y. & Schnabel, M. A. (2018). Parametric Thinking in Form-Based Code Evaluation. Environmental Science and Sustainable Development, 3(2), 89-99. https://doi.org/10.21625/essd.v3iss2.379

Journal title

Environmental Science and Sustainable Development

Volume

3

Issue

2

Publication date

01/01/2018

Pagination

89-99

Publisher

International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge Exchange

Publication status

Published

Contribution type

Article

ISSN

2357-0849