A textile mill becomes an arts center that energizes a New England town and its region.
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
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