Sunset Harbour is a vision for a 150 acre residential community located on the western edge of Vancouver Island's Capital Regional District. Designed for weekenders, part-time residents, and commuters, Sunset Harbour will take cues from the local place character of the Pacific Northwest and its surrounding communities to celebrate the region's natural beauty, proximity to water, and growing cultural amenities. A form-based code, pattern book, and series of design visions and principles will aid in the development's construction and help Sunset Harbour adhere to its mission.

Below are samples from the form-based code book

University of Pennsylvania, Spring 2011

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Cover Page  

Regional Context  

Place Character  

Design Vision 1  

Design Principles  

Development Design  

Sunset Harbour Master Plan  

Commercial Street Code  

Residential Street Code  

Mixed-Use Code  

Single-Family Residential Code  

Conclusion