INTRODUCTION


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Calthorpe Associates, AECOM, Wolff-Lyon Architects, and Pel-Ona Architects & Urbanists were hired by Forest City Stapleton to write and illustrate the Design Book, the guidelines and standards to guide the development of Stapleton’s second phase, i.e., North Neighborhoods.  Neighborhood Design, Architecture Design and Style, and Landscape Design are the major sections of the Design Book.
INTRODUCTION
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URBAN FARMING & GARDENING


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Exploring urban farming and gardening opportunities is one of the strong objectives of the Design Book. At each density level and housing type there are different facilities and design solutions that can be employed to create these opportunities. The first section of the Neighborhood Design Chapter summarizes these design solutions and provides strategies to accommodate urban farming and gardening.
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URBAN FARMING & GARDENING


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This spread shows examples of facilities and design solutions that encourage urban farming and gardening for two different lot types: a small cottage lot and a row house.
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URBAN FARMING & GARDENING


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Cottages arranged around a courtyard create unique opportunities for common facilities, among which community gardens can play a strong role in enhancing neighborly interaction and strengthening the sense of community.
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LOT TYPES


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This spread is an example of how various lot types are defined in the Neighborhood Design Chapter. Lot characteristics, setbacks, massing, and special elements such as porches and garages are regulated and possible lot layouts are illustrated.
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COLOR SCHEMES


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This spread is from the Architectural Design Chapter. These pages demonstrate how plant material collected at the site guided the selection of color swatches. Standards provide principles and strategies in color design to create a harmonious ensemble.
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COMPOSITIONS


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This spread, which is from the Architectural Style Chapter, introduces the concept of compositions, where two or three architectural styles are employed in suggested combinations to create a harmonious neighborhood.
COMPOSITIONS
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ARCHITECTURAL STYLES


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The Architectural Style Chapter introduces five architectural styles and explores the design of various building components in each of these five styles. This is a comparison of porch design in each style.
ARCHITECTURAL STYLES
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