Plans for a new condo tower in New York create a ‘communal ecosystem’ for residents

Rendering courtesy Perkins+Will

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

The conceptual plans for a 700-foot-tall, 65-story condominium tower in New York City were unveiled in early March by its architect, Perkins+Will.

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Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project sees a departure from Hadid’s well-known use of concrete, fiberglass, and resin. Instead, the primary mat...

Rendering: Panoramic Interests
October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Seattle City Council passed new rules that new studio apartments in the city must measure at least 220 sf and con...

Rendering: NYC Department of City Planning
October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Part of the city’s response to widespread flooding as a result of Hurricane Sandy, the manual offers retrofitting str...

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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October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Under the updated law, the Department of General Services and the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation may us...

Rendering: Waggonner & Ball Architects
October 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Cities around the world are crafting stormwater management policies that include natural and manmade methods to store...

The 170,735-sf net zero emissions office building prototype in St. Louis, Mo., d
October 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new study by Navigant Research projects that public- and private-sector efforts to lower the carbon footprint of ne...

 
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October 09, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

About three quarters of the estimated 700 firms that serve as panelists on AIA’s Architectural Billings Index (ABI) h...

All graphics: Steven Holl Architects
October 09, 2014 | Steven Holl Architects

The schematic design has been approved for the 50 000-sm Arrival Hall and Oceanic Pavilion for the Taiwan ChinPaoSan...

Rendering courtesy Union Village, HKS
October 08, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The $1.2 billion Union Village project is expected to create 12,000 permanent jobs when completed by 2024.  

All renderings courtesy Woods Bagot, mir.no.
October 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The locally-inspired building is meant to serve as a symbol of the city's recovery from the earthquake of 2011.

October 08, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

The Denver Union Station Transit Improvement Project is among 25 projects honored by the Design Build Institute of Am...

Infographic: John Burns Real Estate Consulting
October 07, 2014 | John Burns Real Estate Consulting

More than 410,000 single- and multifamily home sales will be lost in 2014 due to student loan debt, according to anal...

October 07, 2014 | Bayer MaterialScience

Soaring skyscrapers, architectural wonders, government embassies. Protecting buildings, their occupants, and other as...

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October 07, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The greater Raleigh, N.C., market appears to be getting back on its feet again, which is good news for rental propert...

October 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In this downloadable graphic, technologist Shaan Hurley dissects 37 cocktails and analyzes their architectural makeup...

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October 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 76-year-old architect sees skyscrapers and the privatization of public space to be the most problematic parts of...

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October 06, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Houston has 19 million square feet of office space under construction, 54% more than a year ago, and its highest leve...

October 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After a rejection earlier in the year, Frank Gehry has gotten some good news: his revised design for the Dwight D. Ei...

October 06, 2014 | AIA

Gross billings at architecture firms have increased by 20% since 2011, according to a new report by the AIA.

Illustration: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
October 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Women account for more than half of the U.S. population. But even with significant gains over the past 25 years, thei...

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October 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The California Energy Commission launched the upgrade process to Title 24, the state energy code, last month.

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October 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Land Institute held brainstorming sessions over the last several months involving more than 70 engineers, a...

October 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fannie Mae’s new report on energy usage in the multifamily sector found that affordable properties use 28% less energ...

All renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron and Ian Schrager Company, the project
October 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Herzog & de Meuron will partner with interior designer John Pawson to design a 28-story tower for Manhattan's Bow...

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October 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles reversed course last month on a regulation that had barred skyscrapers from having slanted roofs or spire...

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October 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A record 10.7 billion rides were taken on public transit in the United States last year. And a national survey of Ame...

The Sydney Opera House was 1,357% over budget and completed 10 years past deadli
October 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Montreal's Olympic Stadium and the Sydney Opera House are among the landmark projects to bust their budgets, accordin...

Infographic courtesy Pop Chart Lab
October 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From the Parthenon to the Burj Khalifa, a new infographic and poster from Pop Chart Lab chronicles 90 of the greatest...

October 02, 2014 | USGBC

Each of these neighborhood redevelopment projects are notable for their planned affordable housing, compact design, c...

Rendering of new office for NAC|Architecture, Los Angeles. Courtesy of NAC|Archi
October 02, 2014 | NAC|Architecture

The combined firm has offices in California, Colorado, and Washington, and offers a wide range of services, from land...

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