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 Vice President of New Mobility & Connected Communities for the Wantman Group (WGI), developing new scenario and anticipatory planning services, as well as planning & project design that adapts to trends. She is founder of the civic start-up (GreaterPlaces). She holds leadership positions in the American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division & Smart City Task Force. Previously she has worked with Alta Planning + Design, Sarasota County Florida and US EPA’s Smart Growth office. She is a graduate of Meredith College and Harvard University.