Raising the Bar

A Vocabulary List for Architects Who Want to Get Things Built+

The BUILDblog vocab list for architects and designers who want to keep both feet on the ground.

Read More+ 5 years ago

Elderly Housing Design in Europe+

The BUILDblog throws a few tomatoes at American elderly housings and calls out some inspiring examples in Europe.

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Emergency Shelter; A Critical Test of Design+

The emergency shelter kit by Shelterbox is a well designed solution to disasters like the Haiti earthquake. The BUILDblog post...

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Gift Guide for the Persnickety Design-Types+

BUILD lets you in on what the design minded really want this holiday season.

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The (un)Professionals+

BUILD discusses other firms use of misleading tactics and being inauthentic with clients which is producing consequences for all of...

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Back to school guide for architects+

BUILD puts together a list of 10 critical items to excelling in an architecture major.

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Raising the Bar #4: Urban Trees+

BUILD gets a firsthand look at a new urban development in Seattle's Central District neighborhood.

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Pacific Northwest Design+

BUILD defines key characteristics of Northwest Regional design, and highlights some head-turning projects.

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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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Raising the Bar+

BUILD recommends how we can all raise the bar towards a better built environment.

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An opportunity for Washington firms to cowboy-up+

BUILD discusses the trends that are happening within the University of Washington's Headlines architecture exhibit.

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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...

Read More+ 8 years ago

The Black Box of Architecture+

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

Read More+ 8 years ago