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 WGI, where she leads development of next generation planning, smart city technology strategies, emerging mobility, and integrated placemaking. She founded the civic start-up, GreaterPlaces, is member of the American Planning Association Smart City Task Force and is a Consortium for Scenario Planning board member. 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.