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Multifamily Housing

As cities grow ever more crowded, multifamily housing construction is more necessary than ever. Finding ways to compress housing into smaller spaces while still creating true homes calls for a complex blend of innovative design and engineering.  
The Weekly show, Dec 3, 2020: Designing multifamily housing for COVID-19, and trends in historic preservation and adaptive reuse
December 04, 2020 | BD+C STAFF

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from Page & Turnbull and Grim...

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2020 Multifamily Sector Giants: Top architecture, engineering, and construction firms in the U.S. multifamily building sector

Photo courtesy Humphreys & Partners Architects


December 02, 2020 | BD+C STAFF

Clark Group, Humphreys & Partners Architects, and Kimley-Horn head BD+C's rankings of the n...

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The Weekly show: SPIRE smart building rating system, and pickleball court design tips
November 20, 2020 | BD+C Staff

The November 19 episode of BD+C's The Weekly is available for viewing on demand.

The Weekly show: Nvidia's Omniverse, AI for construction scheduling, COVID-19 signage
November 12, 2020 | BD+C Editors

BD+C editors speak with experts from ALICE Technologies, Build Group, Hastings Architecture, Nv...

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Courtesy SERA Architects

November 11, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SERA Architects and Lendlease will design and build the project.

The Weekly show: Multifamily security tips, the state of construction industry research, and AGC's market update
October 30, 2020 | BD+C EDITORS

BD+C editors speak with experts from AGC, Charles Pankow Foundation, and Silva Consultants on t...

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Under construction in Jacksonville, Fla., Fusion Rental Community will offer 384 apartments in two buildings. Summit Contracting is building this 390,929-sf project, developed by Fort Family Investments and designed by the architect Group 4 Design. It is scheduled for completion next Spring. Image: Summit Contracting

October 29, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Demand varies by region, and by perceptions about the economy, COVID-19, and the election.

The Weekly show: Universal design in multifamily housing, reimagining urban spaces, back to campus trends
October 22, 2020 | BD+C Editors

BD+C editors speak with experts from KTGY Architecture + Planning, LS3P, and Omgivning...

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Rhythm exterior in Austin

All photos: Mark Batista

October 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Charlan Brock Associates and Britt Design Group designed the project.

Una Residences tower

Images courtesy OKO Group/Cain International

October 15, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

AS+GG designed the tower.

Pico Eleven, with 32 apartments (11 rent controlled), takes it cue from the beach houses of Santa Monica. The reclaimed oak siding will weather to gray. Photo: Nico Marques Architectural Photography



KFA Architecture has hitched its wagon to Los Angeles’s star for more than 40 years.

Wi-Fi 6 boosts speed, performance, and satisfaction at multifamily properties

A Q&A with Boingo SVP Michael Zeto about the newest generation of Wi-Fi technology

Skeleton firepit, Chicago 2020 Halloween

Skeleton fire pit, Chicago 2020 Halloween. Photo: © 2020 Marsha F Cassidy


Skeleton fire pit in Chicago, October 2020

With revenues drying up, colleges reexamine their student housing projects

BSB Design has developed a three-level, purpose-built boutique student housing prototype for schools that are looking to limit their building’s occupancy and practice social distancing. BSB Design


October 02, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor 

Shifts to online learning raise questions about the value of campus residence life.

Viewrail railings installed at The Ave

Viewrail railings were installed at The Ave, a 300-unit rental community in Columbus, Ohio.

October 01, 2020 | VIEWRAIL

Vision Communities chose Viewrail railings for the main entrance of The Ave, a 300-unit rental...

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September 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Eric Colbert & Associates designed the building.

2019 AIA/HUD Secretary's Award recipient, Anchor Place, Long Beach, California. Photo: Panic Studio LA

September 22, 2020 | AIA

Each year, the AIA and HUD partner to celebrate projects that demonstrate affordable, accessibl...

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8 (more) noteworthy multifamily projects to debut in 2020  Argyle Gardens Portland, Ore.

Argyle Gardens provides 72 units of affordable housing for formerly homeless individuals and low-income residents of Portland, Ore. Photo: PortlandDrone



An office-to-apartment conversion in Clearwater, Fla., and a modular affordable housing communi...

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Springs at Cooley Station rendering

Courtesy Continental Properties

September 14, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Continental Properties is the project owner.

COVID-19: How are you doing?

Photo: Pixabay


September 10, 2020 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, MFDC 

Multifamily seems to be one sector in the construction industry that’s holding its own during t...

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Electric vehicle charging station in an apartment complex.

Electric vehicle charging station in an apartment complex: just tap to start the charging process. Photos: ChargePoint

September 10, 2020 |

EV charging webinar (9/16) to feature Bozzuto Development, The Irvine Company, RCLCO, and Charg...

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8 noteworthy multifamily projects to open in 2020

Denizen Bushwick features 911 apartments, 15 mega-murals, and 100,000 sf of outdoor space. Photo: Eric Lagnier


September 02, 2020 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

Brooklyn's latest mega-development, Denizen Bushwick, and Related California’s apartment tower...

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Home Street Residences exterior

All photos: Erik Rank

September 02, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Body Lawson Associates designed the project.

2020 GIANTS 400 REPORT landing page Washington College_Semans Griswold Environmental Hall, Ayers Saint Gross

Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, designed by Ayers Saint Gross, is home to Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society and commands a picturesque site on the Chester River. The river is a living laboratory that provides students with an immersive experience in support of the building’s programs in environmental science and sustainability. Photo courtesy Ayers Saint Gross


August 28, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The 2020 Giants 400 Report features more than 130 rankings across 25 building sectors and speci...

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Video: 5 building sectors to watch amid COVID-19
August 25, 2020 | BD+C Staff 

RCLCO's Brad Hunter reveals the winners and non-winners of the U.S. real estate market during t...

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Texaco’s century-old headquarters is now a luxury apartment community

An authentic 12-foot-long illuminated Texaco sign in The Star’s Prohibition-style speakeasy basement, which features a golf simulator, a theater, climate-controlled storage lockers for residents, a dog wash facility, a dog run that uses a network of underground tunnels, and poker, pool, and ping pong tables. Photo: Lauren Parsons


August 24, 2020 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

After sitting vacant for nearly three decades, the former home of Texaco, Inc. has been convert...

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Portland’s zoning reform looks to boost the ‘missing middle’ of housing

Photo: Pexels


August 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The city council in Portland, Ore., recently approved the “Residential Infill Project” (RIP), a...

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How Boingo is helping to boost IPA’s bottom line

Investment Property Advisors is using Boingo's instant-on, managed Wi-Fi and data solutions to...

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The conventional real estate market has written off these "misfit parcels," but KFA Architecture sees them as the future of affordable housing in Los Angeles.

The conventional real estate market has written off these "misfit parcels," but KFA Architecture sees them as the future of affordable housing in greater Los Angeles.


"Misfit parcels" could be the key to providing more affordable housing in Los Angeles, say two...

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Engineered Floors' Lewis Rigid 100% waterproof Stone Rigid Core Flooring was installed throughout Harvest in Tracy, a 304-unit rental community in Tracy, Calif.

August 16, 2020 | ENGINEERED FLOORS

TCA Architects specified Lewis Rigid Stone Polymer floating plank and Lewis Gold 100% Solution-...

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