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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.  
July 01, 2009 |

Multifamily housing starts dropped to 100,000 in April—the lowest level in several decades—due to...

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June 24, 2009 |

After a slight decline in April, the Architecture Billings Index was up a tenth of a point to 42....

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June 22, 2009 |

Most of us know the fuel efficiency of our cars, but what about our buildings? ASHRAE is working...

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June 17, 2009 |

Energy Retrofit Group (ERG), the subsidiary of 40-year-old, award-winning Adache Group Architects...

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June 14, 2009 | By David Barista, Managing Editor

At nine stories, the Stadthaus apartment complex in East London is the world’s tallest residentia...

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June 12, 2009 |

MulvannyG2 Architecture’s project, Aquapearl in Taipei, Taiwan, was honored by Cityscape Asia 200...

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June 09, 2009 |

Which would you choose: the cramped quarters, thin mattresses, and crowded communal bathrooms of...

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June 05, 2009 |

Magellan Development Group has opened three display models for the rental portion of Chicago’s hi...

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June 01, 2009 |

Turner Construction Company announced that the second quarter 2009 Turner Building Cost Index, wh...

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June 01, 2009 |

Officials in Portland, Ore., have proposed a green building incentive program that would be the f...

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June 01, 2009 |

The New York firm Scarano Architects was brought in by the developers of Olive Park condominiums...

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August 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

It's early June, in Las Vegas, which means it's very hot, and I am coming to the end of a hardhat...

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September 01, 2007 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Few people would have taken a look at a century-old cigar box factory with crumbling masonry and...

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October 01, 2006 | By Maggie Koerth-Baker, Contributing Editor

Built in 1928 as a shining Art Deco beacon for the upper Midwest, the Sears building in Minneapol...

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San Antonios lively Riverwalk exemplifies the benefits of urban living: inviting sidewalks with plenty of retail, restaurants and attractions in walking distance. Photo credit: GS&P

If an urban building isn’t grounded in the local region’s character, it will end up feeling gener...

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Winfield Gate Luxury Townhomes, Houston. Photo: APA

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For commercial architects facing increasing pressure to design innovative structures while simult...

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Photos: Williams Scotsman

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To meet the demands of the booming energy business, Williston needs to provide homes, recreation...

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Photo: Nightscream via Wikimedia Commons

Precedents and patterns may not tell you all that much about future spending or demand.

Illustration: courtesy P+W

Perkins+Will's Janice Barnes covers the four steps that designers should take to create POEs that...

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Photo: HOK

As part of our ongoing studies of how building design influences human behavior in today’s social...

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The Earth Sciences Building at the University of British Columbias Vancouver campus. Photo: Martin Tessler

Timber has been largely abandoned as a structural solution in taller buildings during the last ce...

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BD+C Staff

Four high-rise buildings from multiple continents have been selected as the best of their region....

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In New Orleans, a National Guard helicopter helps close a breach in a canal during Hurricane Katrina, which caused more than $150 billion in damage. Photo: courtesy Skanska

Moving critical elements to higher ground and designing for longer lifespans are just some of the...

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Arup, Perkins+Will, and Sasaki Associates are among the firms to develop custom digital tools for polling building occupants and end users. Pictured: Sasaki's MyCampus interactive mapping program

The rise of mobile devices and social media, coupled with the use of advanced survey tools and in...

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BD+C Staff

The mega development includes 7,800 homes, a retail center, office space, and nearly 350 acres of...

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"Operational stray" occurs when a building’s MEP systems don’t work the way they should. Even the...

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Image courtesy Advanced Technology Inc.

Beyond its long-standing role as a preferred material for a building’s structure and roof, metal...

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Our collective desire to live in cities has never been stronger. According to the World Health Or...

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When a group of MIT researchers recently discovered that stress can cause metal alloy to fuse r...
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