Accounts for dynamic shading from trees, buildings and other structures.
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
Photo: Cjp24 via Wikimedia Commons
Despite the adverse weather conditions that curtailed design and construction activity in the fir...read more
Renderings courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
The 62-story, 157-unit luxury condo tower widens at the 40th floor, resulting in a gently flared...read more
The Miami Herald reports on several new multifamily projects, including the Paramount Miami Worldcenter (pictured), whose homes include maid’s rooms, larger terraces, boutique-size closets, and guest suites. Rendering courtesy Paramount Miami Worldcenter
The Miami Herald reports on several new multifamily projects, including the Paramount Mi...read more
Photo: Bainbridge Bethesda, Creative Commons
Predictions that multifamily housing construction would taper off in 2015 may have underestimated...read more
Photo: Stevens Community Apartments in Minneapolis. Michael Hicks, Wikimedia Commons.
The city cut the number of spots required for large developments by half. It also will accept pla...read more
Photo: Berkeley City Hall. Almonroth, Wikimedia Commons.
Apartment building balconies will be subject to inspections every three years under new regulatio...read more
The team came up with the design using parametric modeling to optimize passive heating and cooling. Soon after, a director noticed the form's similarity with a certain pop star in a music video. Renderings courtesy Elenberg Fraser
The bootylicious tower is composed of 660 apartments and a 160-room hotel at the west end of Melb...read more
Court cites affordable housing crisis of ‘epic proportions.’
Renderings courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group
Several levels in the center of the 185-meter tower are shifted outward to allow for terraces wit...read more
A bicyclist sits in traffic near a housing construction project in San Francisco. Photo: Reuters/Robert Galbraith
The volatile U.S. multifamily housing market has returned to pre-recession investment levels, dri...read more