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.  
April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's whimsical Dancing Dragons tower in Seoul is among the compelling h...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...

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April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A seven-story apartment tower under construction in Bangkok has started to tilt and is on the ver...

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April 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Modular Building Institute recently revealed the winners of its annual Awards of Distinction...

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James H. Clark Center - Bio-X Stanford University
March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for four build...

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March 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Chicago Preservation Society released its annual list of the buildings at high risk for demol...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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March 13, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

From folding façades to colorful LED displays, these fantastical projects show off the architectu...

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Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.
March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micr...

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Hunters Point South, Phase 1. Rendering courtesy SHoP Architects
March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

With the construction of Hunters Point South, New York City will get its first lar...

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March 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

If all goes as planned, Frank Gehry will design the first building in his hometown in some 25 yea...

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Hines acquires Archstone's interest in $700 million CityCenterDC project
March 03, 2013 | Hines

The Washington D.C. office of Hines, the international real estate firm, announced the acquisitio...

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201 Folsom St. in San Francisco
March 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

China Vanke Co., Ltd., is making its debut in the U.S. property market with a joint venture high-...

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The New York Modular Construction Summit will be co-hosted by the Modular Buildi
February 28, 2013 | Modular Building Institute

The New York Modular Construction Summit will be co-hosted by the Modular Building Institute and...

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Lend Lease builds world's tallest timber apartment building
February 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment c...

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Residents of energy-efficient complex will reap the benefits of hydropon farm.
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The New York City Housing Authority has opened Arbor House, a 124-unit LEED Platin...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building c...

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Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architect Steven Holl has released two short films describing the development of S...

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At more than 1 km, Kingdom Tower will be the world's tallest building.
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction team chosen for world's tallest building in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Atlanta's @1377 complex will feature brick cladding and stucco accents.
February 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Hines Multifamily is building @1377, a luxury complex comprising 215 "urban-style...

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Photo: Jackson Design & Remodeling (JDR); winner of a San Diego National Kitchen
February 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Gray color schemes and transitional styles are among the top trends identified by more than 300 k...

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The $158 million student residential tower at Brandywine Realty Trusts Cira Sou
February 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Student housing has been one of the bright spots in the multifamily construction sector in recent...

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The Great City development near Chengdu will prohibit cars. Courtesy Adrian Smit
February 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new urban development near Chengdu, China, will provide new housing for ~80,000 people, surroun...

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A new design for 80 South Street in New York City includes multiple vegetative r
February 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A Manhattan site formerly slated for development with a "tower of cubes"—a now-defunct project by...

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8 eye-popping wood building projects
February 05, 2013 | WoodWorks, posted by BD+C Staff

From 100-foot roof spans to novel reclaimed wood installations, the winners of the 2013 National...

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Map of U.S. illustrates planning times for commercial construction
January 31, 2013 |

Stephen Oliner, a UCLA professor doing research for the Federal Reserve Board, has made the first...

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