Production builders are still shying away from rental housing

Trumark Urban’s 27-condo Amero, in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood, features a rooftop terrace with a striking fireplace. Photo: ©Christopher Mayer Photography

Multifamily Housing | January 31, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Toll Brothers, Lennar, and Trumark are among a small group of production builders to engage in construction for rental customers. 

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Local architects design a Sky Street for Shenzhen Bay City competition

Local architects design a Sky Street for Shenzhen Bay City competition

August 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design for a new complex in Shenzhen’s bay area consists of highly reflective glass towers, expansive garden space, and a horizontal glass stru...

August 26, 2014 |

The second annual report reviews the company’s manufacturing and business processes, as well as its product portfolio, to measure the effectiveness...

Photos: James Steinkamp, Steinkamp Photography

Photos: James Steinkamp, Steinkamp Photography

August 26, 2014 | Perkins+Will

With its sloping grass-covered green roof, the two-story building is at the intersection of the two historic original Western Reserve University an...

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

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Atascadero City Hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003.

Atascadero City Hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction renewed the buildings stability,

August 26, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

The landmark city hall was severely damaged by the San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Reconstruction renewed the building’s stability, restored its ext...

Cincinnati Art Museum - Longworth Wing Renovation. Building Team: emersion DESIG

Cincinnati Art Museum - Longworth Wing Renovation. Building Team: emersion DESIGN (architect, structural engineer); Advanced Eng

August 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Arup, Gensler, and Turner head BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the most revenue from cultural facility projects, as reported...

Kingdom Tower. Image courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.

Kingdom Tower. Image courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.

August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Large portions of some skyscrapers are useless space used to artificially enhance their height, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urba...

August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff 
Choosing from 30,000 photos he took from the day construction began in 2006 to the day when construction was finished in 2012, Brooklyn-based pho...
Photo: Zaha Hadid Architects

Photo: Zaha Hadid Architects

August 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Hadid claims the reviewer falsely implied her indifference toward the plight of migrant workers in the Middle East, including those working on her...

August 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Mark Domino, the son-in-law of developer Douglas Durst, has developed an app, called Spireworks, that allows anyone with a smartphone to change the...

Illustration: www.nctcog.org

Illustration: www.nctcog.org

August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Driven by New Urbanism, more than two dozen communities in the U.S. have loosened zoning restrictions in recent years.

J. Craig Venter Institutes Landmark Net-Zero-Energy Genomic Laboratory, La Joll

J. Craig Venter Institutes Landmark Net-Zero-Energy Genomic Laboratory, La Jolla, Calif. Building Team: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Ar

August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

HDR, Affiliated Engineers, and Skanska top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest S+T sector design and construction firms.

Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center Expansion & Renovation, Detroit, Mich. Bui

Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center Expansion & Renovation, Detroit, Mich. Building Team: Detroit Regional Convention Facility

August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, AECOM, and Hunt Construction top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest convention center design and construction firms.

Pasa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif., designed by WATG (hotel design) a

Pasa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif., designed by WATG (hotel design) and Callison (guest rooms).

August 21, 2014 | RTKL

The acquisition of Callison, known predominantly for its leadership in retail and mixed-use design, builds on Arcadis’ strong global design and arc...

August 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

An opulent Renaissance Revival building in downtown Detroit is being used as a parking garage.

August 21, 2014 |

Firestone Building Products Company, LLC announced that its Bristol, Conn. manufacturing facility was recognized by the Northeast Energy Efficiency...

Designed by the architectural duo Charles A. Reed and Allen H. Stem, King Street

Designed by the architectural duo Charles A. Reed and Allen H. Stem, King Street Station was the centerpiece of a massive rail c

August 21, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

After years of neglect and botched renovations, King Street Station sparkles once again.

August 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The New York office of the Gerson Lehrman Group recently redesigned its office without personal desks or cubicles. The company gave each of its 250...

Photo: Mark Ahsmann via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Mark Ahsmann via Wikimedia Commons

August 20, 2014 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects reported the July ABI score was 55.8, up noticeably from a mark of 53.5 in June. 

August 20, 2014 | Associated Builders and Contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2014. CBI improved...

Renderings courtesy of Goettsch Partners

Renderings courtesy of Goettsch Partners

August 19, 2014 | Goettsch Partners

The overall design concept is of a complex of textured buildings that would differentiate from the surrounding blue-glass buildings of Shenzhen....

One of the projects that 360 has worked on; Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

One of the projects that 360 has worked on; Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Photo credit: Derek Jensen, Wikimedia Commons.

August 19, 2014 | HOK

Expected to be finalized by the end of October, the acquisition of 360 Architecture will provide immediate benefits to both firms’ clients worldwid...

August 19, 2014 | JLL Capital Markets 

In the coming months, a gleaming S-shaped tower will join Nashville's burgeoning skyline. The new tower is just one example of a project financed n...

August 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

The Howard Hughes Corporation, in association with architecture firm Cho Benn Holback + Associates, plans to turn the building—at least the majorit...

Photo courtesy Perikins+Will

Photo courtesy Perikins+Will

August 18, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The broadened focus is resulting in comprehensive, long-term plans that will guide new growth in places like Buffalo, N.Y., Kingston, R.I., and Bro...

Renderings: courtesy SPARK

Renderings: courtesy SPARK

August 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm SPARK recently finished a design for a new development in Shenzhen. The 770,700 square-foot mixed-use structure's design mimics t...

August 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Melo Group has launched sales for Aria on the Bay, its new 647-unit luxury condominium in Miami. The bayfront condo will overlook Margaret Pace Par...

Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system

Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system

August 17, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp sightlines at Johnson & Wales University Center...

The Ysios winery, also designed by Calatrava, also has had design flaws that res

The Ysios winery, also designed by Calatrava, also has had design flaws that resulted in litigation. Photo credit: Roberto Lumbr

August 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Valencia High Court has requested documents detailing how Calatrava was hired in private, without any publicity, for a convention center projec...

Renderings courtesy RMJM

Renderings courtesy RMJM

August 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The tower's fish-jumping gesture is meant to symbolize the prosperity and rapid transformation of Zhuhai, China.

Renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architekt

Renderings courtesy Adam Wiercinski Architekt

August 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Polish architect Adam Wiercinski designs a public toilet with a periscope mechanism that gives visitors unobstructed views of the sea.

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