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Mid-century modernization+

Being a small design-build firm who recently stepped into developing our own projects we’ve wondered about the possibility of creating...

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Counter-script+

This past week the BUILD world headquarters seemed inundated with telemarketing phone calls. We figured it was time to revisit...

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Hot Furnishing Showrooms around the world+

Occasionally in our travels we come across items that simply shouldn’t be missed out there. They are almost destination points...

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CLAUS EN KAAN, MODERN ARCHITECTURE FROM THE NETHERLANDS 2+

Part 2 of Claus en Kaan’s work features ten commercial projects.  More of their work can be viewed here. 2005–2007 ...

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Claus en Kaan, modern architecture from the Netherlands+

We recently came across Claus en Kaan, a Dutch architectural firm that has been doing handsome, modern work for decades...

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SCULPTURE PARKS+

Now that Seattle is in the sculpture park game we’re paying more attention to world class sculpture parks. We’ve put...

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Archeology & Architecture: The Work of Avro|KO+

The work of Avro|KO is street-front unassuming, most of their projects in Manhattan are so well integrated with the grit...

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Modern BBQs+

The new decks here at the Park Modern Building are begging for hot, modern barbeques – and even though it’s...

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Ten Pachi Salon, Seattle+

Today, Park Modern is complete. Ten Pachi Salon and Store has officially opened its doors. Our partner, good friend and...

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The work of Claesson Koivisto Rune+

The roots of BUILD LLC trace back to Denmark where owners Kevin Eckert and Andrew van Leeuwen met while studying...

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Gastown Modern, Vancouver+

Recently BUILD LLC went on its annual forward to Vancouver BC and saw some new design work, thanks to some...

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Hotels in Hamburg+

The second installment of our Hamburg series focuses on modern hotels. EAST HOTEL Simon-von-Utrecht-Str. 31, 20359 Hamburg, Germany Architects: Jordan...

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Living in Hamburg+

BOGENALLEE 10-12, 20144 Hamburg Architects: Blauraum Architekten

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Modern Architecture in Hamburg+

    This weeks blog contributions have been generated by our summer intern who, in a couple of weeks, heads...

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The Modern List Toronto+

The Modern List recently spent some time in Toronto and had an excellent tour of architecture, design, art, food and...

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The Architecture of Aeon Flux+

Aeon Flux is a film from 2005 that depicted a future civilization and along with it some rocket-hot modernism. The...

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B.T. Huset in Copenhagen+

A favorite building from our study abroad days in Denmark is the B.T. Huset building in Copenhagen (Kristen Bernikows Gade...

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The Seminar Ejection Gauge+

  The Seminar Ejection Gauge is an effective matrix developed by BUILD llc to assist you in escaping dull professional...

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The Work of Mathias Klotz in Chile+

Reutter house, Cantagua, Chile, 2000

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The Modern List: Travel Websites+

Here at The Modern List we seek travel websites that filter all of the crap out there and present, with...

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Herkimer Coffee, Seattle+

Herkimer Coffee joins BUILD and Ten Pachi to round out the commercial space at the Park Modern.

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Modern, urban bicycles+

Having just moved our homes and office into the Park Modern, located in Seattle’s urban but eclectic University District, some...

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The 10 step program to becoming a down-to-earth architect+

1. Wear colors every once in a while. Hey, we’re just as guilty as anyone – I tried to wear...

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The Tragedy of Suburbia+

The BUILD blog got a hot-tip from good friend Ramiro the other day on a recent speech by James Howard...

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The Black Box of Architecture+

BUILD throws out the black box of secrecy and gets on with the architecture

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The Park Modern, BUILDs new home+

    We’ve made the move, the BUILD world headquarters has a new home! The Park Modern is a mixed...

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Studio pH exhibit+

We were hoofing it downtown the other day when we passed the AIA storefront here in Seattle and saw that...

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The Local Vine, Seattle+

A crisp, modern wine bar has recently opened in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. The Local Vine aspires “to convey the highest...

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About Us & Contact Info+

We started the BUILD blog with the intention of providing a communication hub for modern design in the northwest as...

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The BUILD Summary+

One of our graphic design heroes, Nicholas Felton, released a document earlier this year diagramming his life for 2006. THE...

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