Multifamily

  • food for thought

    Toronto-based Teeple Architects is interested in architecture that not only occupies its environment, but is a full-fledged extension of it. The 60 Richmond Street East Housing Co-operative project is an application of the principle.

     
  • condo conversions

    Five firms foray into residential development in five different ways. They share the bumps and boons along the road.

     
  • loft23, cambridge, mass.

    Strung between two parks, the glass-and-copper Loft23 takes modern urban housing to a new level.

     
  • the union, san diego

    The taut, well-scaled buildings of this sustainably designed townhouse complex won high praise from the jury.

     
  • on the boards: skin deep

    While architects Jim Brown, AIA, and Jim Gates specialize in designing buildings, they also enjoy creating and studying public art.

     
  • working the system

    William Adams Architects has made its name designing small, innovative multifamily infill. So when charged with creating a six-unit condo building for a tight site near its Venice, Calif., office, the firm knew just what to do.

     
  • parts house pavilion, milwaukee

    Our judges called this project a “beacon for the neighbors.”

     
  • martin luther king jr. plaza, philadelphia

    Tom Gallas remembers the first meeting he had with the residents of Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza, a set of high-rise public housing towers in South Philadelphia.

     
  • adjoining worlds

    The Dutch architect and teacher Herman Hertzberger has won international acclaim for his sensitively designed buildings.

     
  • case study: homesafe, san jose, calif.

    The developer of HomeSafe, a community for battered women and their children, approached Studio E Architects with an interesting challenge. In addition to the usual affordable housing request—good design on a shoestring budget—they also wanted the project to fit into a co-housing format.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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