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.  
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June 30, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 milli...

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The Interlace is a 1,040-unit apartment complex consisting of 31 apartment block
June 30, 2014 | Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

The 1,040-unit apartment complex in Singapore has won the inaugural Urban Habitat award from the...

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June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

As a solution to San Francisco’s density and low housing supply compared to demand, local firms B...

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One key to realizing the millennials potential in the housing market is for the
June 30, 2014 | Joint Center for Housing Studies

Although the housing industry saw notable increases in construction, home prices, and sales in 20...

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June 30, 2014 | John Burns Real Estate Consulting

It turns out that Generation X, who have the highest incomes of the three generations surveyed, a...

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June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Sterling Bay Cos. and Bill Davies' International Property Developers North America partner up for...

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June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai sk...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The development's wavy and groovy design promises unobstructed views of the Marmara Sea for every...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Orchards at Orenco, a 57-unit affordable housing complex in Hillsboro, Oregon, is the first of a...

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The tower, called Polstjrnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg,
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
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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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
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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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
| June 04, 2014 | Nichiha

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
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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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
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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May 29, 2014 | reThink Wood

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

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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
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
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
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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