1 St. Clair West
Aspire Post Oak
Prairie Shores Clubhouse
CSULB Parkside North Residence Hall and Housing Administration Building
Central Park House
The Apex at CityPlace
Aspire College Station
HarborChase of Prince William Commons
Sterling 920 Terrace Clubhouse
Fountainview at Gonda Westside
ITC Colombo One Hotel & Residences
Biola University, Blackstone Hall
Town Hall Apartments
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences and JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE
River Oaks District
Msheireb Downtown Doha
Three PNC Plaza
The Bon Brings A New Model for Urban Living to Boston
Designing Innovative Pathways to Affordable Housing in Los Angeles
Housing Affordability and Homelessness in Los Angeles: A Conversation With Roger Sherman
Revitalizing, Reinventing & Rethinking Downtown San Francisco: A Conversation With Mayor London Breed
How Office-to-Residential Conversions Could Revitalize Downtown San Francisco
Debunking Three Myths About Designing for Older Adults
The Trends Defining What’s Next for Stranded Assets and Building Transformation
CSULB Parkside North Residence Hall
From Vacancy to Vibrancy: Office to Residential Building Conversions
The Housing Crisis: Finding Hope in Innovation
What Senior Living Has to Say about Health and Well-Being in Design
4 Strategies for Amplifying Health and Well-being in Residence Halls
3 Considerations for Rethinking NYC Office Buildings
What We've Learned by Assessing More Than 300 Potential Office-to-Residential Conversions
5 Ways to Rethink the Future of Residential Development and Design
With the right reuse strategies and tools, transforming under-performing office buildings and retail centers into housing can be a key opportunity.
Many of today’s developers are capitalizing on the growing number of vacant office buildings, converting them to residential communities, increasing savings in embodied carbon and construction costs. Utilizing stranded assets, existing infrastructure, and innovative ways of building will give developers a growing range of project delivery options and development price points.
Understanding new policies aimed at making housing more attainable to more people will give developers leverage in the residential market.
Making housing more affordable with new funds and regulations is becoming a top agenda item for world governments, including the European Union and the U.S. government (in early 2022, the Biden administration announced the Housing Supply Action Plan). Understanding the details of these new policies will give affordable housing developers a leg up.
Trends in “flexible housing” — modular buildings and kit-of-parts floor plans — will allow developers to evolve as market needs and expectations shift.
The concept of building flexibility is increasingly applied to residential housing design because of shifting demands from residents and the need for residential developers to react as the market evolves. This translates to everything from floorplans that can easily change to parking garage structures that can be converted to residential units.