An Airbnb office in Toronto. Photo: Raysonho/Wikimedia Commons.
December 07, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Some developers are thinking about that possibility, says one West Coast real estate consultant. ...
A team of students from Virginia Tech and local architects from Brown Craig Turner submitted the BeMORE Flats design, which won the Most Resilient Design award.
December 07, 2015 | BD+C Staff
Teams competed to provide the best social and environmental design solutions for the city’s exist... read more
Renderings via Dezeen
November 19, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor
The 160 Leroy building will have 49 luxury homes, along with a white concrete façade covered with... read more
One of the residential towers as seen from Via Gaetano de Castillia on Google Maps
November 17, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
Designed by Italian architect Stefano Boeri, the building design was applauded for its “extraordi... read more
GLASS tower in Miami Beach, Fla. Renderings courtesy Terra Group.
November 17, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
GLASS is one of several residential buildings in the works in that city’s hot South of Fifth neig... read more
The four residential towers will surround a lush atrium, which from afar will seem like a green mountain. Renderings courtesy of M+S Pte Ltd
November 05, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
Imagine a high-rise with lush greenery on every floor—that’s the design Ingehoven Architects and... read more
Labor City is 8.6 miles from Doha, covering an area of 0.4 square miles.
November 04, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
The project is just one of seven house complexes built by the government for the country’s approx... read more
Chevron-patterned tiles are trending. All images courtesy Novità
October 27, 2015 | Novità
Supersized tile and 3D walls are among the trending tile design themes seen at Cersaie, an exhibi... read more
According to Upbrealla Construction President Joël Larouche, the approach is the future for projects on small lots.
October 27, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
The method eliminates the need for scaffolding and cranes.
The concrete and steel modular units at My Micro NY are currently being stacked and bolted together. Renderings courtesy nArchitects
October 22, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor
The Manhattan modular building will be completed in December and will contain apartments with low... read more
The main exhibit hall is the Chicago Cultural Center, which opened in 1897 and served as the city’s main library until 1977. Photo by Adilla Menayang
October 20, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
From lightweight wooden pallets to the largest lengths of CLT-slabs that can be shipped across No... read more
Construction on a Plymouth, Penn., multifamily residence. Photo: Montgomery County Planning Commission/Creative Commons.
October 20, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Starts and completions were up solidly in September, but permits are leveling off.
Counting House Lofts still has its history on display. Images courtesy The Architectural Team.
October 16, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor
The Counting House Lofts is a 200-year-old building that still has its train tracks, exterior tra... read more
The project will have 434 condominiums and rental units combined. Renderings courtesy of LSR Gesdev Inc.
October 15, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
Its 434 condo, townhouse, and rental units in three eight-story buildings are made from sustaina... read more
Lyric 440, Washington D.C., Alpolic/fr in MFS Mica Silver, SBP Dragonfly Prismatic, BNT Bone White Solid Finishes
| October 15, 2015 | ALPOLIC
The new Lyric 440K Apartments is a 14-story structure housing 234 one- and two-bedroom units in t... read more
New apartment under construction. Places like Long Island, N.Y., are seeing a rise in construction jobs because of demand for multifamily housing. Photo: Sonia Sevilla/Wikimedia Commons.
October 12, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Vacancy rates and rent growth are “converging” in most markets.
The 79 & Park project will be built next to Stockholm’s Royal National City Park. Renderings courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group
October 07, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
Cascading glass and wooden cubes create a form similar to Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway roc... read more
The Square Apartments complex in Richmond, Va., was under consturction in 2014. Photo: Eli Christman/Creative Commons.
October 06, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
The Census Bureau estimates that 255,600 multifamily housing units were completed in 2014 in buil... read more
Even when a building has smart meters, the owner cannot get total kilowatt hour use from the utility. Photo: Portland General Electric/Creative Commons
October 02, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
Owners of multi-tenant buildings lack basic information.
The ground floor is designed to be publicly accessible, composed mostly of retail and public lobby space. Renderings courtesy of Wiel Arets Architects
October 01, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
The development, Bahrain Bay Tower, will consist of two residential towers connected “by a plinth... read more
Rendering courtesy Soho Properties
September 29, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Sharif El-Gamal of Soho Properties is looking to cash in while lower Manhattan’s real estate mark... read more
Diamond Lotus in Ho Chi Minh City. Renderings courtesy Vo Trong Nghia Architects (via Designboom)
September 28, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor
The 22-story housing complex in Ho Chi Minh City will have façades covered with plants and a roof... read more
The tower’s plaza is entirely dedicated for public use. Renderings by Vize, courtesy Richard Meier & Partners
September 23, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
The sleek and minimalist luxury tower will offer guests and residents views of the iconic Taipei... read more
The shapely tower is planned for a site in downtown Vancouver's West End. A moss garden at it's base will be a public amenity. Renderings courtesy Kengo Kuma/Westbank Projects Corporation
September 16, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
The 40-story residential tower, to be built in downtown Vancouver’s West End neighborhood, will h... read more
LG Construction + Development proposed a 15-story apartment building in Chicago's Printers' Row. Renderings courtesy LG Construction + Development (via Curbed Chicago).
September 16, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor
The building will hold 90 micro apartments, 40 pre-furnished extended-stay hotel rooms, and a sma... read more
Photo: United States Navy
September 10, 2015 | BD+C Staff
BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest military sector design and construction firms, as reporte... read more
Seattle's Sunset Electric Apartments. Photo: Joe Wolf/Creative Commons
September 04, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
Includes linkage fee to further goal of constructing 6,000 new affordable units.
Whole Foods at Oahu's Ward Village, image courtesy Ward Village by Howard Hughes Corporation
August 31, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Several high-rise projects include street-level Whole Foods Markets.
The scheme envisions a single container being subdivided into several studio flats, while three-bedroom family residences could be crafted out of three containers. Renderings courtesy CRG Architects
August 27, 2015 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Digital Editor
The firm says approximately 2,500 containers would be needed to complete the design, which aims t... read more
The explosive demand for tech office space in and around metropolitan areas has led to creative redevelopment opportunities for Building Teams. The Playa Jefferson complex in Playa Vista, Calif., remade a series of nondescript, low-rise office buildings into state-of-the-art tech space for mature and startup companies. Photo: Benny Chan Fotoworks, courtesy Gensler
August 26, 2015 | David Barista, Editorial Director
In the race for highly coveted tech companies and startups, cities, institutions, and developers... read more