Multifamily market trends 2018: What the experts are saying

“The supply of condos out there is high end and much larger in size,” said Tom Weeks, Executive General Manager for Development, Lendlease. Photo: Pixabay


Multifamily Housing | September 19, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The growth of keyless entry solutions and demand for oversized units are among the trends and ideas shared at Marcus & Millichap’s 2018 Multifamily Forum in Chicago.

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Metals | July 12, 2018 | Metl-Span

In order to get the multi-purpose facility up and running in time for the team to begin preparations for the 2017 sea...

Education Facility | July 11, 2018 | HMC Architects Blog | Mark Schoeman, AIA, Principal

Would instruction be more effective if students spent less time passively listening to lectures and more time activel...

Washington D.C. row houses
Codes and Standards | July 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Government doing little to verify self-reported project data.

Iron rods for construction
Market Data | July 11, 2018 | ABC

June represents the latest month associated with rapidly rising construction input prices.

An aerial view, taken this week, of the three buildings under construction that will comprise the Pacific Vista Commercial Center in Carlsbad, Calif. This Center is scheduled to start operating this fall. Image: Ryan Companies

Industrial Facility | July 11, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A Ryan Companies project in southern California is being built to meet its city’s rigorous green standards.

5 ways design is transforming behavioral healthcare

At the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Child, Teen & Family Center and Department of Psychiatry Building, patient waiting rooms are located adjacent to the central atrium in a highly visible corridor. Rendering: ZGF

Healthcare Facilities | July 11, 2018 | Kari Thorsen, NCIDQ, LEED AP, Principal, ZGF

Circadian lighting, calming materials, and transparency are helping to normalize the patient experience in behavioral...

Meet the ‘CoHaus’: N.Y. developer unveils large-scale flats concept for boomers, Gen Xers

The concept, called Condominium Haus (or “CoHaus”), involves building six large-scale, for-sale, single-family flat residences across three buildings. Photos: Ward Capital Management

Multifamily Housing | July 11, 2018 | BD+C Staff 

With its new CoHaus development, Ward Capital Management is betting on baby boomers downsizing and Gen Xers upsizing....

Ernest E. Tschannen science complex
University Buildings | July 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CO Architects designed the facility.

Codes and Standards | July 10, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cement is essential to many infrastructure projects that address climate change.

Autonomous vehicles and the city: The urgent need for human- and health-centric policies

Photo: University of San Francisco

Urban Planning | July 10, 2018 | SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog | Michael Johnson, ASLA, LEED AP, PLA, Co-leader, Urban Design Practice, SmithGroupJJR

Rather than allow for an “evolutionary” adaptation to AVs, we must set policies that frame and incentivize a quicker...

Metals | July 10, 2018 | CENTRIA

The station had to present an energized, neighborly aesthetic positioning it as a safe pillar of the community.

Codes and Standards | July 10, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Agenda includes technical training and networking opportunities.

Architects | July 10, 2018 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

In our Internet-fueled world, it’s easy to get distracted by the latest online tools. But the boring stuff is still i...

100 Leadenhall street in the easter cluster in the City of London

Courtesy SOM

High-rise Construction | July 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will rise in the City of London’s eastern cluster.

Acute Care hospital view from the northwest

Courtesy HGA

Healthcare Facilities | July 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility’s master plan creates a ‘hospital in a park.’

Work, park, live: Inside Cincinnati’s parking garage turned lifestyle hotel

The Summit, a 426,000-sf hotel in Cincinnati, is the first to be designed from scratch by its owner-operator, Dolce Hotel and Resorts by Wyndham. Its nine-story atrium, surrounded by glass elevators, allowed the Building Team to redistribute the building’s weight loads and give the hotel more height. Photo: Mike Howard Photography

Adaptive Reuse | July 09, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Summit hotel and conference center is a converted parking garage that was once a factory.

SEG’s 12-person team works out of a historic commercial building that has achieved net zero energy using strategies that include waste heat recovery, natural ventilation, a photovoltaic roof system, and real-time energy-use monitoring. Image: HGA

Sustainable Design and Construction | July 09, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Sustainable Engineering Group will bolster its new owner’s design and planning abilities.

BIM and Information Technology | July 09, 2018 | GS&P Dialogue | Ray Wong, AIA, MBA, NCARB, EDAC, LEED GA

Regardless of improved accuracy gains, caregivers may struggle with the idea of a computer logic qualifying decisions...

One Delisle is a 522-ft-tall tower with 263 residences that Slate Asset Management is proposing to build on one of 10 properties it has bought in midtown Toronto. Image: Norm Li, Courtesy of Studio Gang

Urban Planning | July 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building’s hexagonal façade will provide passive solar heating and cooling.

Education Facility | July 06, 2018 | NACLab Blog | Teresa Alvarado and Philip Riedel

Today, efforts toward equity in education encompass a wide spectrum of considerations including sex, gender identity,...

Houston Skyline
Codes and Standards | July 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Inconsistent regulatory environment also cited.

Large window overlooking a pool
Codes and Standards | July 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

WELL Building Standard pioneer teams with architects to advance wellness innovations in the built environment.

Codes and Standards | July 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Follows successful launch of BREEAM In-Use standard.

Teaching Lab in Brown University's ERC

Photo: Warren Jagger Photography

University Buildings | July 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KieranTimberlake designed the facility and Shawmut Design and Construction was the general contractor.

The Curve @ West Angeles' art deco exterior

Rendering courtesy KFA.

Senior Living Design | July 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development includes a mix of low- and very-low-income units.

BIM and Information Technology | July 02, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog | Ryan Cameron

We’re well into the digital era of architecture which favors processes that have a better innovation cycle.

Multifamily Housing | July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects is designing the building.

Mitchell Hall

Rendering courtesy DesignGroup.

University Buildings | July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

DesignGroup is the architect for the project.

Sunnyside High School

Courtesy Sunnyside High School/Tangram Interiors

Education Facility | July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Tangram Interiors handled the remodeling project.

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