Multifamily Housing

As cities grow ever more crowded, multifamily housing construction is more necessary than ever. Finding ways to compress housing into smaller spaces while still creating true homes calls for a complex blend of innovative design and engineering.
The tower, called Polstjrnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg,

The tower, called Polstjrnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg, Sweden. Renderings courtesy SOM

June 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff
The skyscraper, which will reach 230 meters and is named Polstjärnan, or "The Pole Star," is to...
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Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe

Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightweight, complex steel node more efficiently. Phot

June 18, 2014 | Arup

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slas...

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Photo: Dwight Burdette, Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Dwight Burdette, Wikimedia Commons

June 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 35.9 million people moved between 2012 and 2013, meaning tha...

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June 13, 2014 | Lynne Fort, Associate Editor, and JBRC

John Burns Real Estate Consulting ranks the top 25 housing amenities by generation, based on feed...

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June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienn...

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June 11, 2014

A new development in New York's historic Sugar Hill district nears completion, designed to be an...

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AkzoNobel's Human Cities initiative commits to improving, energizing and regener

AkzoNobel's Human Cities initiative commits to improving, energizing and regenerating urban communities globally.

June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Dutch company AkzoNobel is partnering with Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA to study how the application of...

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June 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Roof window manufacturer Fakro offers a skylight window system that quickly converts into an open...

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Photo: stockimages via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo: stockimages via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

June 09, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

The new program focuses exclusively on the sustainable design and construction of interior spaces...

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The panels have rectangular dimensions, with shades of red and gray to mirror th

The panels have rectangular dimensions, with shades of red and gray to mirror the colors of the brick and concrete on nearby his

June 04, 2014 | Nichiha Sponsored Content

The design team for the Third North apartment complex specified Nichiha’s Illumination Series arc...

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Century Spire will reach 60 stories when construction is complete. Renderings: c

Century Spire will reach 60 stories when construction is complete. Renderings: courtesy Century Properties

June 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Century Spire, Daniel Libeskind's latest project, has just broken ground in Century City, sou...

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Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons

June 02, 2014 | Green Parking Council

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the...

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CityHome's office configuration

CityHome's office configuration

May 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Dubbed CityHome, the system integrates furniture, storage, exercise equipment, lighting, office e...

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May 30, 2014 | HRI Properties

New Orleans-based HRI Properties recently completed the purchase of one of the most storied build...

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The University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building, by Perkins + Will, i

The University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building, by Perkins + Will, is one of 10 structural-wood projects examined in

May 29, 2014 | reThink Wood

The wood-industry advocacy group reThink Wood has released "...

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Renderings: courtesy Safdie Architects

Renderings: courtesy Safdie Architects

May 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Moshe Safdie's latest project, a pair of 38-story luxury residential towers in Singapore, will be...

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The Building Team just completed Phase II of the project, which includes 129 new

The Building Team just completed Phase II of the project, which includes 129 new units with 40 to be added next year. Photo cred

May 28, 2014 | The Architectural Team

First opened in 1940, South Boston's Old Colony housing project had become a symbol of poor housi...

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Barnsworth Exhibition Center, Location / Plano, Ill. Photo: Dave Burk, Hedrich B

Barnsworth Exhibition Center, Location / Plano, Ill. Photo: Dave Burk, Hedrich Blessing

May 23, 2014 | AIA Chicago

Winning projects include an events center for Mies van der Rohe's landmark Farnsworth House and a...

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Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, courtesy Team BlackSheep

Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, courtesy Team BlackSheep

May 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Team BlackSheep—devotees of filmmaking with drones—has posted a fun video that takes viewers high...

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520 West 28th Street. Rendering courtesy of Related Companies and Zaha Hadid Arc

520 West 28th Street. Rendering courtesy of Related Companies and Zaha Hadid Architects.

May 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The High Line, New York City's elevated park created from a conversion of rail lines, is the orga...

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May 20, 2014 | Arup

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...

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Located on Lake Tai, the Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort by MAD is a 102-meter

Located on Lake Tai, the Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort by MAD is a 102-meter-tall hotel whose shape evokes a gigantic ring.

May 20, 2014 | Emporis

Eight other high-rise projects were named Emporis Skyscraper Award winners, including DC Tower 1...

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Photo: Brett VA via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Brett VA via Wikimedia Commons

May 16, 2014 | USGBC

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program will offer 14 grants to developers of affordable...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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28th Street Apartments, Los Angeles; Koning Eizenberg Architects. Photo:  Eric

28th Street Apartments, Los Angeles; Koning Eizenberg Architects. Photo: Eric Staudenmaier

May 12, 2014 | AIA

The winners include two dramatic conversions of historic YMCA buildings into modern, affordable m...

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May 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 survey forms are due Wednesday, May 21. Survey results will be published i...

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May 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff
Some of the apartments in the new River City development will protrude from the building at dif...
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The Tree, on Bergen, Norway's, waterfront, will consist of wood structural modul

The Tree, on Bergen, Norway's, waterfront, will consist of wood structural modules with a glass and steel facade. All renderings

May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A 14-story luxury apartment block in central Bergen, Norway, will be the world's tallest timber-f...

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May 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Clei Ecooking kitchen, recently rolled out at Milan's Salon...

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The plans for Chaoyang Park Plaza were floated two years ago, and now the design

The plans for Chaoyang Park Plaza were floated two years ago, and now the design is taking shape. Renderings courtesy MAD archit

April 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction work has begun on the 120,000-sm mixed-use development, which was envisioned by MAD...

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