According to a McKinsey & Company report, only the travel and tourism and professional services sectors...
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
The residential development will have 500 units of one- and two-bedroom apartments. All material construction will be verified sustainable materials. Rendering courtesy Masdar Corporation
The planned city’s new residences will help support Abu Dhabi’s rapid population growth.
View from the Atlas on City Road, an area with the recently earned nickname "Silicon Roundabout district." Renderings courtesy Rocket Investments
The tower is one of six residential high-rises planned near London’s City Road, which is undergoi...read more
Filmmaker George Lucas plans to build an affordable housing community on his Grady Ranch property, and will finance it himself. Image: Wikimedia Commons
The latest plans are seen by some as payback for community opposition to his past real estate ven...read more
The Waterfront, a 128-unit wood-based residential development in Stavanger, Norway, designed by AART architects and Kraftvaerk for client Kruse-Smith. This first phase was completed last July; a second phase is under construction. More than 80 firms competed for the project. Photo courtesy AART Architects
The recent push for larger and taller wood structures may seem like an architectural fad. But Bui...read more
A Boston developer is proposing to build an eight-story residential building along the existing wall of a former 19th-Century church, which has been vacant for five years. Rendering courtesy Finegold Alexander Architects
Former churches, many of which are sitting on prime urban real estate, are being converted into l...read more
University Center, The New School, New York City. Image: James Ewing
Seattle's Bullitt Center and the University Center at The New School are among AIA's ...read more
The three winners in the Multifamily Housing category in AIA's Housing Awards are affordable living developments. Pictured: The North Parker in San Diego, designed by Jonathan Segal, FAIA. Image: Matthew Segal
San Francisco's Bayview Hill Gardens and the Broadway Affordable Housing complex in Santa Monica,...read more
Before the rule, micro-apartments were gaining popularity especially among young renters. Image: Museum of the City of New York
Seattle’s city planner recently said that the council’s new rules have made small apartments more...read more
The tower is named after Potala Palace in the Tibetan mountains, former home of the Dalai Lama. Renderings courtesy Lobsang Dargey / Weber Thompson
Construction on the 41-story Potala Tower in Seattle finally kicked off following a ground-breaki...read more
The sprawling 317,460-sf site will host a variety of marine and mountain recreation facilities. Renderings courtesy Planning Korea
Just three miles away from the Olympic stadiums, the hotel will be a hub of its own.
ELEVEN10 West is being designed to coincide with the City of Orange, Calif.'s mixed-use vision created in 2010. It will open for leasing in the summer of 2017. Rendering: Picerne Group
Despite predictions about an impending softening in multifamily construction, builders and develo...read more
The city constructed from scratch off the Red Sea coast will give its port access to the Suez Canal, reflecting the government’s attempt to diversify its oil-dependent economy by focusing more in its shipping industry. Rendering courtesy of the King Abdullah Economic City.
The new King Abdullah Economic City was conceived to diversify the kingdom's oil-dependent econom...read more
"Real-time weather data [makes] the light move, and articulate the architecture of the building to give it a sense of elegance and presence,” lighting designer Bruce Ramus said. Rendering courtesy Lend Lease Group
The tower will be illuminated by 164-foot-tall beams of LED light based on weather updates from t...read more