This year’s analysis draws from 2,800 projects.
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
The apartment building will feature a south-facing, second-floor terrace and enclosed parking for bikes and cars. Rendering by Sullivan Goulette & Wilson via Chicago Architecture Blog
The infamous neighborhood’s Saint Dominic’s Church “was instrumental in taming a part of the city...read more
The apartments' living areas will open to a central courtyard through double French windows, which will flood the spaces with natural light. Renderings courtesy Stark James, LLC
The eight-unit complex, called Containers on Grand, was inspired by the need for affordable and s...read more
Rendering courtesy Perkins+Will
The conceptual plans for a 700-foot-tall, 65-story condominium tower in New York City were unveil...read more
A faucet from the Taper series, designed by BIG. Photo courtesy Kallista
This Danish starchitect elevates the toilet paper holder (and other bathroom accessories).
The development will overlook an old harbor in Stockholm's industrial district on the island of Djurgården. Renderings courtesy Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
The four towers, 20 stories each, will be made entirely out of Swedish pine, from frame to façade...
The Sterling Collection at Silverleaf will include 213 condos in a five-building enclave within the DC Ranch master plan in Scottsdale, Ariz. Renderings and photos courtesy Cypress Development Group
The Sterling Collection in Arizona will include the first robotic parking garage for a West-Coast...read more
AQ Rittenhouse, Philadelphia. Rendering: Aquinas Realty, BLT Architects
Authentic public spaces, pet-friendly options, and inviting, tech-focused lobbies are among the k...read more
The tower is designed to be 70% wood, and will contain gardens and flexible living spaces attached to a central concrete core. Renderings courtesy Weingartner Architects
The interiors for each unit are designed using an elastic living concept, where different spaces...read more
The ruling comes after a decade of litigation over the agency's proposed rules to determine municipalities' housing obligations for low- and moderate-income residents. Photo: Rgkleit via Wikimedia Commons
The court said the state’s affordable housing agency had failed to do its job, and effectively tr...read more
Millennium Partners said it will break ground on the Mexican Museum this summer. Renderings courtesy Handel Architects
Millennium Partners said it will break ground on the 53-story residential and museum tower while...read more
A scene from a sci-fi movie? No, these are the official renderings of the planned Aladdin City in Dubai. Renderings courtesy Dubai Media Office
Planned on 4,000 acres in the Dubai Creek area, the ...read more
Based on information from an animated preview of the master plan, Renzo Piano's residential towers are the second and third ones from the left.
If the entire development is approved, One Sydney Harbour will be Piano’s second project in Austr...read more
Last year, 10,200 rental apartments came online in Los Angeles, and another 8,500 could be added in 2015. Pictured: Bryson Apartment Hotel, 2701 Wilshire Blvd., in the Westlake District of Los Angeles. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
A new study finds that nearly one-quarter of Los Angeles’ population lived in rental homes and ap...read more
The tower has an office space capacity for 4,000 employees and residential units for 800 households. Screenshot from BSB
After erecting the mega prefab tower in Changsha, China, modular builder BSB stated, “three floor...read more
Image courtesy EPA Smart Growth/Wikimedia Commons
After increasing steadily over the past several years, multifamily production has now reached a h...read more
The 29-story Atelier | Flora Lofts will offer rent-restricted and market-rate apartments. The developers decided to build in one phase after the project got sidetracked by a year-long municipal dispute. Rendering courtesy ADD Inc. (now with Stantec)
Atelier | Flora Lofts will be built on one of this city’s last choice undeveloped lots.
Camino del Rey Senior Apartments in Santa Clara, Calif., offers 48 one-bedroom apartments that are affordable to seniors with annual incomes at or below 60% of the Santa Clara County Area Median Income. KTGY designed the project for developer ROEM Corporation. Photo: KTGY
Its director, Doug Ahlstrom, says designs will emphasize socialization and community.
Photo courtesy Response Team 1.
Response Team 1 has established a national footprint through acquisitions.
The Vanderbilt Medical Center at One Hundred Oaks Mall transformed a former 1960s-era indoor shopping mall in Nashville, Tenn., into a mixed-use medical office center for Vanderbilt University. Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University
Approximately one-third of the country’s 1,200 enclosed malls are dead or dying. The good news is...read more
Interior view of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Photo courtesy Jean_Christophe Benoist/Wikimedia Commons
High ceilings give us a sense of freedom, new research finds
The slopes will minimze interference of the surrounding buildings from getting sunlight. Renderings courtesy 5+design
The complex, Diamond Hill, will feature sloping rooflines and a mountain-like silhouette inspired...read more
Bright, light, and simple spaces with accessibility in mind will be in demand this year. Photo courtesy NKBA
From kitchens made for pet lovers to floating vanities, the nation's top kitchen and bath designe...read more
Image courtesy of CEU/Wikimedia Commons
The Baby Boomer generation, once the nation's largest living generation, will be outpaced by the...read more
Last year, the 340,000 multifamily units started represented the highest level of construction since the 1980s. Photo: Uploader via Wikimedia Commons
Contractors are pushing full speed ahead, but CoStar Group thinks a slowdown might be in order th...read more