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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November 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The winning scheme by Seoul-based Designcamp Moonpark features a dramatic folded facade that takes visual cues from the landscape.

On the Kunming Junfa Dongfeng Square project in Kunming City, China, architects

On the Kunming Junfa Dongfeng Square project in Kunming City, China, architects from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill utilized voids n

November 17, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

By harnessing natural ventilation, Building Teams can achieve a tremendous reduction in energy use and increase in occupant comfort. Engineers from...

Water infiltration testing of an installed window prior to installation of adjac

Water infiltration testing of an installed window prior to installation of adjacent cladding. Testing building enclosure systems

November 17, 2014 | Emily Hopps and Peter Babaian, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger's Emily Hopps and Peter Babaian offer strategies to help Building Teams sort through the various building enclosure co...

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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November 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The centerpiece of the proposed plan is the revitalization of the iconic Smithsonian castle.

In a video announcement released by Haskell, three business leaders at Haskell a

In a video announcement released by Haskell, three business leaders at Haskell and FreemanWhite discuss the acquisition (l. to r

November 14, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The combination expands Haskell’s geographic presence by adding FreemanWhite’s offices in Chicago, Charlotte, Nashville, and San Diego. FreemanWhit...

Photo: Leeotong via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Leeotong via Wikimedia Commons

November 14, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson is today focused on making new construction in China more energy efficient by working with leaders to u...

San Francisco, photographed northwards from the Coit Tower with Alcatraz in the

San Francisco, photographed northwards from the Coit Tower with Alcatraz in the background. Photo: Even Thorbergsen via Wikimedi

November 14, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

California’s comprehensive new water use plan makes conservation a priority, reinforcing a 2009 plan to reduce statewide per capita water consumpti...

Map: U.S. Army

Map: U.S. Army

November 14, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The U.S Army's ambitious net-zero initiative has had several successful pilot trials, and planners are prepared to expand the nine-part demonstrati...

A student bedroom at the College of Wooster (Ohio) capitalizes on 12-foot-high c

A student bedroom at the College of Wooster (Ohio) capitalizes on 12-foot-high ceilings to optimize overhead storage space, extr

November 14, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In a recent workshop with 62 college students, architects from Little explored the changing habits and preferences of today's students, and how tho...

November 14, 2014 | Gensler

The 175,000-sf extension includes the conversion of three existing gates to international swing gates, and the addition of three new international...

Every aspect of the Centerlocation, materials, utilities, operation and usemee

Every aspect of the Centerlocation, materials, utilities, operation and usemeets the strictest environmental standards. Photo

November 12, 2014 | SmithGroupJJR

More than a decade after opening its groundbreaking Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the group is back at it with a structure designed to be ne...

November 12, 2014 | USGBC

The new additions, from India, Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Kazakhstan, Hungary and Mexico, bring the total number of Roundtable members up to...

November 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new list of America's 20 biggest boomtowns shows Houston on top, with New York City close behind, followed by Dallas, Washington, D.C., and Los A...

November 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

David Chipperfield and Valentiny are among the finalists for a new concert hall being built to commemorate Beethoven’s 250th birthday in his hometo...

November 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In his latest series, Federico Babina illustrated 17 iconic Hollywood personalities, from Marilyn Monroe to Michael Caine, interacting with famous...

Renderings courtesy RPBW

Renderings courtesy RPBW

November 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has been granted planning approval for its residential building at London Bridge Quarter—a 26-story apartment tower d...

At Coastline Community Colleges Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Tea

At Coastline Community Colleges Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Team took advantage of the sites natural coastal g

November 10, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s interior designs. This course is worth 1.0 AIA LU/...

While the exposed ceiling look is popular in todays commercial office spaces, s

While the exposed ceiling look is popular in todays commercial office spaces, some areas of dropped ceiling may be necessary to

November 10, 2014 | Bill Stangeland, McGuire Engineers, Chicago

Although architecturally appealing, exposed ceilings can create unwanted drafts and airflow problems if not engineered correctly. McGuire Engineers...

November 10, 2014 | NCARB

The architecture programs at Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University have been selected as 2014 NCARB Award recipients for develop...

Renderings courtesy Herzog & De Meuron

Renderings courtesy Herzog & De Meuron

November 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The library’s new home will be a completely new building in Jerusalem, and will combine the functions of a central research center, a venue for ind...

A Marriott hotel in Orlando, Fla. Marriott is leading the U.S. hotel pipeline. P

A Marriott hotel in Orlando, Fla. Marriott is leading the U.S. hotel pipeline. Photo credit: Timjarrett, Wikimedia Commons

November 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The hotel construction pipeline hit a five-year high in the third quarter, clocking in at 3,516 projects and 443,936 rooms, Lodging Econometrics re...

November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
BD+C stops by the expansive Assa Abloy booth at Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans to talk with Aaron Smith on their energy-...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
Tamlyn's Ian Daniels offers BD+C a look at the company's drainable housewrap during Greenbuild 2014.
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report, Sponsored Videos
Bryan Crennell of Accoya discusses the company's solutions and more, including the decking provided for this year...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
John Cross of the American Institute of Steel Construction talks about how steel fits in with green construction and how...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
Dow Corning High Performance Building provides expertise and innovation to meet sustainability goals and increase energy...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
John Greko from Carlisle SynTec Systems discusses the company's donation and sponsorship of the GreenZone 2014 Lega...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
At BD+C's GreenZone 2014, Chris Berry from Access Lighting talks about solutions the company offers for the educati...
November 10, 2014 | Greenbuild Report
Roxul's David Smith takes BD+C behind the company's stone wool insulation at Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans.
The exterior design of the 21-story, LEED Silver MassArt Tree House was sugges

The exterior design of the 21-story, LEED Silver MassArt Tree House was suggested by Gustav Klimts Tree of Life. The 145,60

November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Many states have cut back funding for higher education in recent years, and securing money for new housing has been tougher than ever for many coll...

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