Residential Buildings – Types and Site Selection for Residential Building

The Constructor

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.

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Best Residential/Hospitality: Bridge

ENR Construction

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

Residential/Hospitality Award of Merit: Tower 12

ENR Construction

When construction began on Tower 12, several aspects of the project threatened to push the 34-story residential tower beyond its budget

AECOM proposes 2 Twin Cities residential projects

Construction Dive

The contractor is working toward a final development agreement for the Bluff project in St. Paul and is the reported front-runner for a Minneapolis condo

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

Business Facilities Blog

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 BusinessFacilities.com.

A simple video marketing framework for residential contractors

Construction Marketing Ideas

Corey Philip of Homeprosuccess.com has produced a simple “how-to” video to demonstrate how residential contractors can create simple yet effective (and still extremely inexpensive) marketing videos with nothing much more than a cell phone and the simplest video editing software.

Residential [Large] Award Winner

SAB Magazine

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 SABMagazine.com Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine

Luxury residential development completes in downtown Charleston

BD+C

The building features 237 luxury residential units, approximately 18,500 sf of ground-floor restaurant and retail space, and a parking facility that can accomodate 1,000 vehicles.

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

The Constructor

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

Designs unveiled for new residential tower in Honolulu

BD+C

Studio Gang has designed a 41-story residential high rise called Ko’ula that would be a central component within the 60-acre Ward Village master-planned community in Honolulu on the island of Oahu in Hawaii.

ASHRAE’s Low-Rise Residential Buildings standard update now available

BD+C

ASHRAE recently released an updated edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.2-2018 Energy-Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings

Mini-splits: residential takeover

Contractor Magazine

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

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC Adds to Residential Business Leadership Team

Contractor Magazine

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

Residential/Hospitality: Detroit Foundation Hotel

ENR Construction

The Detroit Foundation Hotel team combined two historic buildings to create a $28-Million new hotel and hospitality experience

Residential/Hospitality: Hilton Des Moines Downtown

ENR Construction

Prefabrication, full 3D model sharing among all trades and bathroom pods built in a factory in Ohio are things that don't happen on every project in Iowa

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Residential micro-units struggle to overcome regulations

Construction Dive

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

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING SITE PLANNING

The Constructor

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.

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION DESIGN GUIDE-DOWNLOAD

The Constructor

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

The Evolution of Multifamily: Residential Innovation to Transform the Market

Stok

Within these newer trends, there are numerous ways to optimize residential spaces , whether through a certification like GreenPoint Rated or LEED for Homes , or with a more custom approach.

Building Code Basics, Residential

Construction Cost Estimating

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

Residential/Hospitality: 56 Leonard

ENR Construction

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 ”

RESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION PROBLEMS & REPAIRS

The Constructor

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

Residential: Best Project: Catalyst Houston

ENR Construction

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

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

BD+C

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

Early Renders of a LEED Gold Residential Complex Unveiled

Jetson Green

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.

BIG’s ‘wooden hillside’ residential building in Stockholm officially opens

BD+C

The resulting structure, referred to as a “wooden hillside,” provides 169 residential units, almost all with unique layouts, across approximately 270,000 sf The idea behind Bjarke Ingels Group’s 79&Park in Stockholm was to create an inhabitable landscape of cascading residences that combines the touches of a suburban home with urban living.

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Extruded and Wood Mold Bricks for Residential Construction

The Constructor

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

Multifamily market trends 2018: Demographic shifts reshape the residential landscape

BD+C

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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5 Tips to Selecting a Residential Painting Company in New Jersey

Construction Marketing Blog

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

Residential radiant remodeling

Contractor Magazine

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

Residential/Hospitality: Community First! Village

ENR Construction

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

IAPMO develops water demand calculator for residential buildings

Contractor Magazine

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

Best Residential/Hospitality: Cyrene

ENR Construction

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

BD+C

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.

Award of Merit Residential/Hospitality: The Lucas

ENR Construction

The project team for this $30.5-million effort balanced restoration work and construction to adapt a historic church into condominiums on time and on budget

1911 publishing house becomes luxury residential condominiums

BD+C

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.

Residential/Hospitality Best Project: The Carlisle Condominiums

ENR Construction

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

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.