Residential Buildings – Types and Site Selection for Residential Building

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What is a residential building? A residential building is defined as the building which provides more than half of its floor area for dwelling. Building Technology Guide Building Site Selection Construction Site Selection dwellings Residential Building Residential site plan Site Selection types of residential buildings

Increased Flexibility for LEED Multifamily Residential Projects

Green Building Law Update

Specifically, the Rating System Selection Guidance was updated to allow high-rise residential buildings of four stories or more to use New Construction or Multifamily Midrise ( Correction 100002128 ). The building must have 50% or more residential space.

Best Residential/Hospitality: Bridge

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Located at the edge of Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood and next to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, the 17-story Bridge project combines a five-story, street level podium design topped by a residential tower

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

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Florida’s 28 million miles of untapped, rural land creates an environment that is primed to manage both residential and manufacturing growth, with each complementing the other. Read: Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth at

Residential Construction Wages Growing

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Zillow Research says residential construction worker wages are growing at a 5 percent annual pace, almost double the 2.9 percent pace of wage growth for all workers based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Residential [Large] Award Winner

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We were impressed by the waste reduction that resulted from factory prefabrication. Building Case Studies 2018 Canadian Green Building Awards Add new tag Canadian Green Building Awards SABAwards Winning Project Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine

Residential Community Wrapped in a Living Wall

Jetson Green

MAD Architects have designed a new residential community in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, which will feature a large living façade. ” On the street level, it will offer commercial space, and above this floor the residential area will sprawl.

Standard Size of Rooms in Residential Building and their Locations

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Knowledge of standard size of rooms and their location in a residential building is important for planning of residential construction project. Building Bye Laws Building Technology Building Tips building Buildings

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC Adds to Residential Business Leadership Team

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Tim Burnette is the new vice president of residential business and Steve Scarbrough serves as senior director of residential business

Mini-splits: residential takeover

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Your customers are requesting the most-efficient technology available that will allow them to save on utility bills. You need to find a solution to retain and grow your business. read more. Green Technology

Residential: Best Project: Catalyst Houston

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Two 500-year storms and a massive hurricane tested the team constructing the Catalyst Houston tower

Residential micro-units struggle to overcome regulations

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The smallest residential spaces, which are gaining popularity, can often run up against local zoning and building codes

Residential/Hospitality Best Project: The Carlisle Condominiums

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This $16.7-million project is a pedestrian-oriented and art deco-inspired addition to Albuquerque’s Nob Hill neighborhood

Residential/Hospitality Award of Merit: Ascaya Clubhouse

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Located in Henderson, the Ascaya Clubhouse stands nearly 1,000 ft above the Las Vegas Valley

Residential/Hospitality Best Project: Kinects Tower

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Sloping outward from a narrow base and topped by a rooftop pool and a 45-ft mountain hemlock tree, Seattle’s Kinects Tower overturned typical high-rise designs

Boston ‘housing emergency’ prompts regional initiative for new residential construction


A housing shortage that one mayor called “an emergency” has spurred a regional initiative in the Boston area to build more residential units. The mayors of 15 cities and towns close to the Bay State capitol pledged to sharply accelerate the pace of home construction. The goal is to add 185,000 new homes by 2030 in the 15 communities

Residential/Hospitality: 56 Leonard

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On the 57th story of what’s known as the “Jenga” building in lower Manhattan, Lendlease project manager Alexander Kollaros points out: “Where you’re standing, it’s just the ground below ”


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Site Selection for Residential Buildings Following are some of the important factors which should be considered while selecting site for any residence. are considered good for residential site but these facilities do not carry any significance in the selection site for other public buildings.

Building Code Basics, Residential

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Take away the uncertainty about applying the International Residential Code (IRC) with this user-friendly guide from the Building Code Basics series.


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Residential Foundation Problems Foundation Design: Ideally, a properly designed and constructed residential foundation is designed to accommodate the. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Tips

Multifamily market trends 2018: Demographic shifts reshape the residential landscape


Amand, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Vice President and Global Residential Sector Leader at CallisonRTKL. “In An aging, diversifying U.S. population is prompting developers to shift their multifamily expansion plans to accommodate changing lifestyle preferences. . “As

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Residential/Hospitality: Award of Merit: Bodhi Apartments

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The Housing Authority of Salt Lake County partnered with developer Vecino Group to create Bodhi—which means “the experience of enlightenment.” ” Bodhi is a five-story, affordable and market-rate multifamily project consisting of 80 units and supportive services for residents

5 Tips to Selecting a Residential Painting Company in New Jersey

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However, with the myriad of residential painting company Voorhees NJ has, you may find it difficult and confusing to make the right choice. The following tips will help you select an excellent residential painting company in New Jersey: . You can easily find residential painting companies through the internet. The post 5 Tips to Selecting a Residential Painting Company in New Jersey appeared first on Construction Marketing Association Blog

ENR California Best Projects 2018 Residential/Hospitality: Wilshire Grand Center

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From its record-breaking concrete foundation to its signature sail-shaped roof, the 73-story Wilshire Grand Center started a new era for downtown Los Angeles skyscrapers

Early Renders of a LEED Gold Residential Complex Unveiled

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The residential building will be built in the Buena Vista neighborhood of Miami, FL by 2016 and it will feature a number of sustainable and eco-friendly technologies, which the architects plan to meet the standards of a LEED Gold certification.

IAPMO develops water demand calculator for residential buildings

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The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has made available a Water Demand Calculator (WDC) that estimates peak water demand in residential buildings

Residential/Hospitality: Best Project: Theo Luxury Residences

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Theo Luxury Residences offer 275 apartments and 43,000 sq ft of retail space

Best Residential/Hospitality: Cyrene

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Like its namesake passenger ferry that operated on Puget Sound well over a century ago, the Cyrene apartment building runs on steam

1912 publishing house becomes luxury residential condominiums


90 Morton will provide 122,000 sf of new residential space in New York City’s West Village neighborhood at the junction of Morton and Greenwich Streets. A 1912 print house is currently in the process of being renovated and extended to become a luxury condominium building.

Residential/Hospitality: Community First! Village

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Sitting on 27 acres just outside of Austin, Texas, the Community First! Village is a master-planned community comprising a mix of RV pads, microhomes and canvas-sided-home sites

Residential radiant remodeling

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By Joe Fiedrich. A quick, safe and cost effective way to install radiant walls. Besides dramatically improving the heating comfort for the occupants, the transformation of the living space, working with exactly the same building footprint, was remarkable. read more. Heating Registered User

1911 publishing house becomes luxury residential condominiums


90 Morton will provide 130,000 sf of new residential space in New York City’s West Village neighborhood at the junction of Morton and Greenwich Streets. A 1911 print house is currently in the process of being renovated and extended to become a luxury condominium building.

Extruded and Wood Mold Bricks for Residential Construction

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Extrusion and Molding are the main two means by which the bricks are manufactured. The bricks produced by each method have similar characteristics. Brick Masonry Building Materials Building Technology Guide bricks Buildings

Design revealed for mass-timber residential tower in Milwaukee


“Ascent” is the apt name of what would be the tallest mass-timber building in the Western Hemisphere, a 21-story 410,000-sf mixed-use tower that would be located in downtown Milwaukee, Wis. A Building Team that includes the engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti, Korb + Associates Architects, and the developer New Land Enterprises has unveiled the design of Ascent, which is currently in its planning stages but could start construction by the fall of 2019

World Record Set for Tightest Residential Building

Jetson Green

Earlier this year, the World Record Academy awarded a home in Dillingham, Alaska with the record for the Tightest Residential Building.

Residential Green Building Increasingly Incentivized with Property Tax Credits

Green Building Law Update

Recognizing that while commercial construction is increasing building green, but that green residential construction lags in market share, local governments are increasingly looking to enact voluntary incentives to drive residential green building. However, in the residential arena, developers and builders report that overwhelmingly the single government incentive that most helps drive green residential sales (single family and condominium units) is real property tax credits.

Residential multi story concrete construction

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This construction video highlights the aluminium forming system to create a concrete multi story residential complex. This exclusive video tutorial is presented by One Source Global, Inc.

Metal roofs are soaring in popularity in the residential market


Once used primarily on commercial projects, metal roofs are increasingly common for residential projects, including multi-story apartments complexes and single-family homes.


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Residential Structural Design Guide is an e-book for application of engineering information for Light-Frame Homes, Apartments, and Townhouses. Construction Downloads Residential Building

Residential Estimating

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We provide a complete residential estimating service that will be beneficial to the building professionals and owner builders. For several years we have been successfully providing professional estimating services to the new constructions, residential construction, remodeling construction, light commercial, apartments, town homes and more.