Raising the Bar

Gift Guide for the Persnickety Design-Types+

Designy-types are nearly impossible to buy gifts for, even without the pressures of holiday deadlines.  They’re an odd bunch, the...

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The (un)Professionals+

It goes without saying that times are tough for everyone –including architects.  With few potential job opportunities out there in...

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Back to school guide for architects+

It’s that time of year again; rural Universities have started classes and urban Universities will start soon.  Architecture school is...

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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+

In 2005 the University of Washington started an exhibit titled “Headlines: Architecture on the Boards”.  Since then the UW has...

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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 Black Box of Architecture+

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

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