FEMA dollars pay for reconstruction, but local decision-makers ignore climate change impacts.
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
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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
One World Trade Center was named the winner of the Best Tall Buildings category for the Americas. Image: SOM/CTBUH
One World Trade Center and Abu Dhabi's Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid Tower are among the four towers n...read more
Renderings courtesy MAD Architects
The “hillside village” edifice will be covered in drought-tolerant vines and succulents.
Renderings courtesy Handel Architects
To achieve Passive House standards, Cornell Tech Residential will incorporate a number of sustain...read more
Plans include a mix of market-rate and social housing, a student hotel, urban agriculture, a bus station, e-car hub, and other amenities. Renderings courtesy Michael Green Architecture
“Just as Gustave Eiffel shattered our conception of what was possible a century and a half ago, t...read more
Guerdon Modular Buildings is taking over the Eviva Downtown multifamily project. Rendering courtesy Guerdon Modular Buildings.
Guerdon Modular Buildings will provide modules for 118 apartments.
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Owners of apartment buildings and cooperatives may be eligible for loans with reduced interest ra...read more
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The new handbook demonstrates methodologies using real data from New York City.
Each year, the Census Bureau revises its time series of previously released estimates going back to the 2010 Census. Photo: David Sim/Flickr.
California and Texas each have three of the one-million-plus cities.
Condos at Trevisio at Waterway Square will start at $650,000 with one-, two-, and three-bedroom floorplans available between 1,247 and more than 3,500 sf. All renderings courtesy Bogza
Treviso at Waterway Square will offer a dynamic downtown setting with numerous live/work/play opt...read more
The orientation of each unit softens sun exposure, while the façade material reflects the sun's rays. Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
Hadid's scheme was inspired by the Mexican tradition of interlocking lattice geometries.
San Francisco creates great wealth in the technology sector, but most of those gains go to pay for higher housing costs. Photo courtesy King of Hearts/Wikimedia Commons
The research contends that more affordable housing options can help cities generate significantly...read more
The 124-unit structure is one of several financed under the Bloomberg administration that have gone well beyond the average cost for affordable housing in the city. Rendering: David Adjaye
New York City’s affordable housing policy has created attractive low-cost housing, but the price...read more
The design submitted by Miami-based Arquitectonica. Rendering courtesy Arquitectonica
Both designs reference the cantilevers and other elements featured in architect Christian de Port...read more
Designers say the tower is inspired by things associated with Miami: fashion, sculpture, and sailboats. Renderings courtesy SHoP Architects
Designing a neighborhood from the ground-up, developers aim to create a dense, walkable district...read more
A bill that would have made it harder for condo owners to sue builders was defeated in the Colorado House of Representatives. Image: Pixabay/Unsplash
The legislation would have made it harder for condo owners to sue builders.
According to research from George Mason University’s Center for Regional Analysis, apartments contribute more to the New York metropolitan area’s economy—$111.5 billion annually—than in any other market. Screen shot: WeAreApartments.com
The groups claim that there are more than 37 million Americans—12% of the population—living in ju...read more