The Codes

Title: The Zahringer Foundations

Author: The Zahringer Family

Date: 1122




Morris, A. E. J. The History of Urban Form: Before the Industrial Revolution. Prentice Hall, 1996.
Image: Resource for Urban Design Information.


Description: 1. market thoroughfare must be 75-100 ft. wide and run the length of town gates 2. absence of other interior open spaces 3. the homestead was the planning module 4. creation of property taxation units 5. grid iron development with harmonic proportions (2:3 and 3:5) 6. public buildings kept separate from the main street 7. fortresses at corners and side walls 8. introduction of a sewage system