As the population ages, designers of commercial and multifamily applications are incorporating new solutions to meet those demands. Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and use. Nowhere is this more critical than in bathroom design.read more
Photo: Daniel Gaines Photography
The 146-unit apartment community was designed as a series of six interactively connected garden-s...read more
PCBC attendees in San Diego got an earful from experts about the strength of the apartment and condo market.
A slight majority of states (26, plus the District of Columbia) saw rental increases over the first six months of 2017, with the largest average percent changes coming in South Carolina (7.3%), Maine (7.3%), Vermont (7.2%), and Rhode Island (7.0%). Source: Abodo
The most notable rental increases are in growing markets in the South and Southwest: New Orleans,...read more
The Maxwell in Arlington, Va. Photo: Sam Kittner
Zen meditation gardens, bocce courts, saltwater pools, and free drinks highlight the niceties at...read more
Rendering courtesy Visualarch
The mixed-use tower will rise 185 meters and be located in Melbourne's Central Business District....
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Based on a survey from the National Apartment Association, the most popular amenities are the one...read more
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The Baltic, an apartment building in the Boerum Hill section of Brooklyn, N.Y., is Common's first hybrid, featuring both coliving and individual rentals. Image: Common
One provider, Common, emphasizes community in its buildings.
535 Carlton, an 18-story, 298-unit building in the Pacific Park section of Brooklyn, N.Y., will be that neighborhood's first 100% affordable housing building. Greenland Forest City Partners is the developer. The latest report from Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies states that affordable for-sale and rental housing remains in short supply in many U.S. markets. Image: Office of the Mayor/Max Touhy
The Joint Center for Housing Studies’ latest report expects minorities and millennials to account...read more
A renovated bathroom in one of the dozen apartments in Naomi's Way in New Brunswick, N.J., a permanent housing facility for at-risk families. Image: American Standard Brands
American Standard and Philips Lighting donate products and manpower.
Rendering courtesy CTA Architects
The affordable housing complex was hit hard during Hurricane Sandy, leaving residents without ele...read more
David Baker at his firm’s most recent apartment project, Potrero 1010. Photo: Anne Hamersky Media
For 35 years, architect David Baker has been a spirited voice for affordable housing, in San Fran...read more
Image courtesy of PortLiving.
The wood, concrete, and glass building will rise approximately 233 feet when finished.
The building will be within walking distance to the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters.
Rendering courtesy of MIR.
The buildings are on an elevated platform and the surrounding walkways are suspended so as not to...read more
One Ala Moana, in Honolulu, was originally designed to be constructed above the parking garage, but the developer went bankrupt in the recession. When the project was brought back to life, Solomon Cordwell Buenz (architect) and Magnusson Klemencic Associates (SE) came up with a new scheme that added valuable space to the tower. Photo: Mariko Reed/SCB.
How designers figured out a way to nestle an 18-story condo tower on top of an existing parking s...read more
Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller
C.F. Møller’s design was selected as the winner of a competition organized by Riksbyggen in Väste...read more
Rendering courtesy of Hines/McCaffery ©Smilodon CG
The mixed-use project will provide new apartments, condos, a senior living facility, and retail s...read more
Rendering courtesy Solomon Cordwell Buenz
The glass tower is being built at 1326 S. Michigan Avenue.
Median one-bedroom rent rose to $1,012 in April, the highest it has been since January.
All photos: David Madison Photography
Novus Residences’ revolutionary e-lofts concept offers tenants a tempting trio of options—‘live,’...read more
Ascent Apartments achieved Silver certification in California’s Build It Green program, thanks to such features as LED lighting, Energy Star appliances, garage ventilation fans, water-efficient plumbing fixtures, low-VOC paints, and water-saving native vegetation and landscape irrigation. All photos: Stephen Schafer | Schaf Photo
An award-winning rental complex takes its design cues from its historic location in Silicon Valle...
Amenities like the hotel quality lobby and billiards room distinguish the College & Crown, New Haven, Conn., developed by Centerplan with interiors by Carlin & Company. Photo courtesy Centerplan
This AIA CES course features seven novel approaches developers and Building Teams are taking to r...read more
Package center at The Frasier, Arlington, Va., designed by KTGY Architecture, comes with its own trashcan plus tabletop. Photo: courtesy KTGY Architecture
Package delivery centers provide order and security for the mountains of parcels piling up at apa...read more
Photos: Jorge Gera/Luxury Living Chicago (above); Property Markets Group (below)
Chicago’s newest multifamily development features an iconic CTA car on its amenity deck.
The project team for VIA 57 West: The Durst Organization (owner/developer); BIG and SLCE Architects; Thornton Tomasetti (SE); Dagher Engineering (MEP engineer); and Hunter Roberts Construction Group (GC). Photos: courtesy AIA
Bjarke Ingels’ VIA 57 West in New York is among the winners.
2017 marks the 17th year the AIA has rewarded projects and architects with the Housing Awards....
Rendering courtesy of Architects of Invention.
Garden Hill will provide an ‘oasis-like residence’ for Birmingham’s growing, multicultural studen...read more
Rendering courtesy of Haseef Rafiei.
The building is designed to print and dispense its own dwellings in vending machine-obsessed Toky...