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.  
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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January 29, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The 699-bed Collegiate on Angliana, with an anticipated opening date of August 2013, will serve s...

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January 23, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Named in honor of jazz artist Ella Fitzgerald, Ella at Encore is the first building to r...

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Old Colonys redevelopment is designed to include extensive green building and e
December 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Project team breaks ground on South Boston public housing project designed for energy efficiency....

November 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

USGBC recognizes excellence in the green residential building community at its Greenbuild Confere...

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The LEED Platinum-rated Panama Commons, in Panama City, Fla., is a community of
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Sustainably designed apartments are apples of developers’ eyes

Formerly an open-air courtyard, the two-story grand lobby is now the centerpiece
October 05, 2012 |

The recent rehabilitation of 220 Water Street transforms it from a vacant manufacturing facility...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key co
September 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ranking the leading firms in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.

330 MacDougal Street, Brooklyn, NY. 85 modules forming 65 studio apartments and
September 19, 2012 |

A 65-unit supportive housing facility in Brooklyn, N.Y., was completed in record time using modul...

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One of Driver URBANs newest projects is a $17 million multi-family development
August 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Driver URBAN specializes in the construction of multi-family apartments, mixed-use developments,...

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Oakwood 200 Squared, Chicago, a 43-story rental high-rise with 10,000 sf of reta
July 19, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

The Top 25 Giants 300 AEC firms in the Multifamily Sector keep four-legged tenants in mind.

Outdoor amenities include a patio area with a BBQ center, relaxing fountain and
July 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New complex highlights senior preferences for amenities.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

The current Ka Makani Community Center lobby entry following rehabilitation.
May 31, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

An abandoned historic structure gains a new life as the focal point of a legendary military distr...

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The construction of Holly Ridge and Gardenia Way finished several months ahead o
May 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New student housing buildings are part of UCLA’s Northwest Campus Student Housing In-Fill Project...

Village Green was primarily funded by an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
May 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Sustainable design achievable without having to add significant cost; owner and residents reap be...

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Experts from the EPA, along with architects and builders will present ways to de
April 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects and builders interested in developing water-efficient buildings invited to attend free...

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Arista Uptown Apartments is a transit-oriented apartment community designed to f
April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

First of eight buildings highlights unique amenities.

April 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The four-story, 65,000-ft property will feature 102 hotel rooms, including 14 studio suites.

This is the 5th total precast concrete building solution that Blue Sea Developme
March 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Largest affordable housing development in the nation will provide housing for close to 500,000 pe...

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