While the end products can look similar, the two styles offer differing results.
Chevron-patterned tiles are trending. All images courtesy 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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
The development, Bahrain Bay Tower, will consist of two residential towers connected “by a plinth...read more
Rendering courtesy Soho Properties
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)
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
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
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).
The building will hold 90 micro apartments, 40 pre-furnished extended-stay hotel rooms, and a sma...read more
Photo: United States Navy
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
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
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
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
In the race for highly coveted tech companies and startups, cities, institutions, and developers...read more
The swimming pool will suspend approximately 115 feet above ground. Renderings courtesy Ballymore Group
Residents and visitors will be able to swim 10 stories above ground, and see views of London....
The 60-story, 132-residence luxury Porsche Design Tower designed by Sieger Suarez Architects prom...read more
1188 & 1198 Junipero Serra Blvd., designed by Kwan Henmi
The first 1,000 residential units will kickoff a decade-long plan to add 5,6779 new housing units...
ZINC Apartments, West Cambridge, Mass., just outside Boston. The owner, Wood Partners, will start accepting tenants in September. The Building Team: Symmes Maini & McKee Associates (architect), J Derenzo (site work), EM Duggan (MEP), McPhee (electrical contractor), JK Glass (curtain wall/glass), Canatal (steel), Sanford (wall panels), and Lend Lease (GC). Rendering: Wood Partners and Monogram Residential Trust
For the last three years, rental apartments have occupied the hot corner in residential construct...read more
Renderings courtesy Reza Kabul Architects
The 1996 Iconic Tower will be a tribute to the country’s cricket team, which won the World Cup in...read more
Photo: Dallas's Centerpoint Energy Plaza is one of the façade retrofits listed on the site. Ken Lund/Creative Commons
The site allows users to submit information about new projects, or supplement information on thos...read more
A 3,251-sf plaza at the tower’s base will provide a public gathering spot. Renderings courtesy Studio Libeskind
Are pyramids making a comeback? The city of Paris recently approved a triangle-shaped building th...read more