Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure ENR

Multifamily Building Type Studies – 2015

Sponsored by TAMLYN
 
Continuing Education
 

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe design strategies for opening multifamily projects to the community while still maintaining safety and security.
  2. Explain strategies for manipulating a building’s section to achieve higher densities within existing height restrictions.
  3. Define innovative structural systems that can open up the floor plates of multifamily housing projects.
  4. Discuss design approaches for breaking down the mass and impact of large, horizontal housing projects.

Credits:

1 AIA LU
Highpark
Open House: A luxury apartment building with restaurants and shops on the ground floor invites the neighbors to drop over and relax.
Oz Condominiums
No Place Like Home: A distinctive new building fosters community and honors the local mood.
One Santa Fe
Trainspotting: An enormous mixed-use building energizes a site along a major rail artery, contributing to an urban transformation.
Sternbrauerei
Magic Mountain: A development overlooking Salzburg connects residents to nature and carves out a public space in an abandoned quarry.
170 Amsterdam Avenue
A West Side Story: A market-rate residential tower in Manhattan makes the most of its unusual structural system.
747 North Clark Steet
Frame for Living: A Seattle firm adheres to Miesian history in renovating a building in the master's adopted hometown.

 

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