Architectures

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The Experience of Art Deco Design+

The BUILDblog kicks the tires on Art Deco Miami and concludes that it's just as much about experience as...

Read More+ 7 years ago

Dynamic Bridges+

A review of 5 dynamic bridges in the Seattle area with statistics and photos.

Read More+ 7 years ago
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You’ll never get sued for ugly+

Architects are the guardians of good aesthetics but if they can't uphold a code of decent design in the built...

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Hollin Hills House+

A nice example of mid-century modern architecture in the Hollin Hills community of Virginia.

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Mid-century Modern Communities+

The BUILDblog collection of Mid-Century Modern neighborhoods in the United States.

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Keeping the Character+

BUILD sets up a little competition while promoting local community and preservation of character.

Read More+ 7 years ago

Real Cities+

BUILD speaks to Seattle continued growth with an eye to the qualities that made this city great.

Read More+ 8 years ago
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Traditional + Modern Architecture+

BUILD speaks to strategies of integrating modern design interventions into traditional houses.

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Architecture + Photography+

BUILD talks about the connection between architecture and photography.

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Planned Communities+

[Photo by BUILD LLC] Planned communities are a double-edge sword.  The greatest models exemplify harmony with nature, consistency of good...

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The Architecture of Discretion+

BUILD explores an incredible collaboration; wine and architecture.

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Architecture and Purity+

[MARCO photo by leckan18] We recently spent some time down in Monterrey Mexico, and although it’s the country’s third largest...

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Active Silence+

BUILD reflects on the architecture of active silence.

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Hilltowns vs. Tract Home Developments+

BUILD analyzes the similarities and vast differences between hilltowns and suburbia.

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Detached Accessory Dwelling Units+

BUILD discusses new ways of using the finite land within the city limits.

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Alternative Dwellings+

BUILD takes a sober look at the advantages, disadvantages, and quirks of mobile living.

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In Defense of Preservation+

BUILD shares their thoughts on the harmony between preservation and modernism.

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Modern Condominium Build-Out+

Construction of a condominium interior in downtown Seattle. The project uses new cabinets, new finishes and features a translucent shower...

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Interior Screening+

BUILD shares their simple strategies for optimizing texture and light in a recent urban condo build-out.

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Pre-Fab Houses Don’t Work+

BUILD weighs in on the perpetually hot topic of pre-fab architecture.

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Learning from Legos+

BUILD gives LEGO the credit they deserve.

Read More+ 8 years ago
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Arthur Erickson: Pacific Northwest Modern Master+

BUILD pays homage to one of the Northwest's great architects.

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Raising the Bar #3: Well Executed Townhomes+

BUILD highlights some bar-raising townhome developments popping up around the city.

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Raising the Bar #2: Super-Markets+

BUILD takes note of the possibilities (and the reality) of supermarket design here and abroad.

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Evolutions in Graffiti+

BUILD encounters the changing nature of street art during some recent travels.

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Trafficscapes+

BUILD discusses the nature of modern transportation.

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BUILD build-out+

BUILD completes its new office interior.

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Liberated Architecture+

BUILD explores Buenos Aires.

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Structures of the Andes: Architecture without Architects+

BUILD looks at architecture designed without architects and how pragmatic and utilitarian it can become.

Read More+ 8 years ago

The Architecture of Significance+

BUILD looks at the patience, thoughtfulness and intentionality that goes into making a space significant.

Read More+ 8 years ago