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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.  
1000M on the Chicago skyline

All renderings couretsy Helmut Jahn.

October 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Helmut Jahn designed the project.

Webster Green affordable and supportive housing

Courtesy Magnusson Architecture and Planning

October 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Magnusson Architecture and Planning designed the building.

Reata Glen, Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif., designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning

Reata Glen, designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning for Spieker Senior Development, is a 480-unit life plan community that opened in May in Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif. Photo: Matthew Anderson

October 22, 2019 |

Ben Seager, AIA, Named KTGY’s New 75+ Service-Enriched National Practice Area Leader

A large dune will protect Cinnamon Shore South, a 300-acre subdivision in Port Aransas, Texas, that is one of several mixed-used projects under construction there. Images: Sea Oats Group

October 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three mixed-use communities in Port Aransas are expanding.

Covenant House Lobby

ALl renderings courtesy FXCollaborative

October 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FXCollaborative designed the building.

A new study wonders how many retiring adults will be able to afford housing.

A new study wonders how many retiring adults will be able to afford housing.

  

October 16, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies focuses on growing income disparities among people 50...

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Eleven multifamily development top tier

All renderings: Paperfarm

October 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

RAMSA designed the project.

Video surveillance camera at apartment community

Video surveillance cameras can enhance security at apartment and condominium communities, but they're not the total solution, according to security consultant Michael Silva, CPP. Photo: radionyx/stock.adobe.com

 

October 11, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

“Cameras can be part of a security program, but they’re not the security solution itself.” That’s...

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Echelon Smart Connect EX3 MAX

Ed Oswald of DigitalTrends.com recommends the Echelon Smart Connect EX3 MAX Indoor Cycle as an affordable alternative to Peloton.

October 09, 2019 |

Readers and experts offer alternatives to Peloton bicycles for their apartment and condo projects...

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Nest LivingHomes concept

Renderings courtesy Plant Prefab

October 07, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It is Plant Prefab’s first multifamily system.

50 Penn affordable apartments and grocery store

Renderings courtesy Dattner Architects

October 03, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dattner Architects is designed the project.

Why community-wide wireless networks are the future of multifamily housing
| September 25, 2019 |

Five reasons why property owners and managers are choosing to take control of their wireless netw...

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Minneapolis-based Dominium owns or manages more than 30,000 apartment units at over 200 sites in 22 states,

September 13, 2019 |

Dominium receives eight MADACS Awards

Meet the masters of offsite construction

Photo courtesy Prescient

   

September 12, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

Prescient combines 5D software, clever engineering, and advanced robotics to create prefabricated...

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Project Open, Salt Lake City, Carbon-neutral apartment building sets the pace for scalable affordable housing

Project Open, a net-zero energy, $16 million, 112-unit rental community in Salt Lake City’s Guadalupe neighborhood. Utah artist Chuck Landvatter painted the seven-story, 30-foot-wide mural of a man and girl (modeled on the artist’s daughter). Photo: Brandon Hyatt Photography

   

September 10, 2019 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Project Open has no carbon footprint, but the six-story, solar-powered building is already leavin...

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Peloton bikes at Weinstein Properties, Bexley Triangle Park, Raleigh, NC

Peloton bikes at Weinstein Properties, Bexley Triangle Park, Raleigh, NC. Courtesy Weinstein Properties

   

September 04, 2019 |

Peloton will no longer sell its bikes to apartment communities.

Compact washer/dryer combo. Courtesy Whirlpool.

September 03, 2019 |

In-unit washer/dryer heads our ranking of the top indoor amenities in multifamily housing develop...

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Matt Gough, Director of Innovation and Work Winning, Mace Group

Matt Gough, Director of Innovation and Work Winning, Mace Group 

  

August 27, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

From building prefab factories in the sky to incubating the next generation of AEC tech startups,...

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No humans necessary. A transfer platform slides under the car's wheelbase and positions the vehicle to be parked automatically in a basement of 500 Walnut. Image: Westfalia Technologies

August 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is the first “palletless” system that Westfalia Technologies has installed.

The Emerald aerial shot
August 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hewitt architects is designing the project.

700 Manida Street

Renderings courtesy RKTB

August 19, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

RKTB Architects is designing the project.

Top 10 outdoor amenities in multifamily housing for 2019

Photo: Pexels

   

August 19, 2019 |

Top 10 results in the “Outdoor Amenities” category in our Multifamily Design+Construction...

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Courtesy Pixabay

August 19, 2019 | Yardi Matrix

Year-over-year growth tops 3% for 13th month. Will the economy stifle momentum?

Top 100 Multifamily Sector Construction Firms for 2019, 2019 Giants 300 Report, Capitol 650, KTGY, Lennar Multifamily Communities Photo Les Tirmenstein

Capitol 650, a new construction 351-unit residential community designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning and developed by Lennar Multifamily Communities is located in Milpitas, Calif. Capitol 650 sits directly across the street from the future Milpitas BART station and adjacent to the existing VTA Light Rail Station in the city of Milpitas’ Transit Area Specific Plan. Photo: Les Tirmenstein, courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning

 

August 15, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Humphreys & Partners, KTGY, SCB, CallisonRTKL, and Perkins Eastman top the rankings of the na...

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Amenities 2019: Rethinking the $30,000 Cup of Coffee

Design Partners Incorporated provided surfboard storage at The Collection (above), a 397-unit, 43-story condo tower and 54-unit mid-rise (plus 14 townhomes) for developer The Collection LLC (subsidiary of A&B Properties Inc.); and at Waihonua at Kewalo, another 43-floor condo community, for client Kewalo Development. Both are in Honolulu. Photo: Ryan Kamo/Design Partners Inc.

  

August 12, 2019 |

What amenities are “must-have” rather than “nice to have” for the local market? Which amenities w...

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Whirlpool washer and dryer in one machine can provide laundering solutions in apartments with limited space.

August 09, 2019 |

Whirlpool washer and dryer in one machine can provide laundering solutions in apartments with lim...

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'Buildings Don't Lie': A building science reference book worth your time and money

Henry Gifford's Buildings Don't Lie challenges AEC professionals to build better buildings through a better understanding of basic building science.

August 09, 2019 |

Review of "Buildings Don't Lie," by engineer Henry Gifford.

Wilsonart, maker of Enchanted Rock Traceless Cabinets and other products, is about to acquire Czech manufacturer Technistone.

August 08, 2019 |

U.S. manufacturer Wilsonart, maker of High Pressure Laminate, Quartz, Solid Surface, Coordinated...

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Students working in a communal space. Photo courtesy GBBN

Students working in a communal space. Photo courtesy GBBN

  

August 07, 2019 | Zachary E. Zettler, AIA, LEED AP, Associate Principal, GBBN

When it comes to the design and space planning of your residence life program, the quality of the...

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Independence Library and Apartments, a hybrid library and affordable housing development in Chicago. Designed by John Ronan Architects

Independence Library and Apartments, a hybrid library and affordable housing development in Chicago. Designed by John Ronan Architects

August 06, 2019 |

How the city of Chicago and nonprofit groups partnered to build three libraries plus affordable h...

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