Urban Planning

A New York firm shows that large-scale housing developments can be both sustainable and affordable.

From smart home tech to personalized spaces to lifestyle-driven design, housing market experts from the New Home Trends Institute share the top 21 home design trends for 2021.

When developer Brooks Patterson, owner of Prodigy Woodworks, first came across a 120-year-old former ice and coal warehouse in Macon, Georgia, he saw the opportunity for transformation. Embodying the phrase “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” Patterson envisioned Lofts at Empire Yard as a modern, multifamily property housing 28 units.

The jury for AIA's 2020 Housing Awards presents seven winning projects, from a modern infill housing development to a tranquil multi-generational retreat.