Technical

Roof Decks Over Conditioned Area+

BUILD draws out 5 design strategies for decks over living spaces.

Read More+ 13 days ago

Personal Financing for Residential Clients+

BUILD opens up the vault on recommendations for construction financing.

Read More+ 27 days ago

5 Design Features for Modern Powder Rooms+

5 Modern design tricks for the powder room.

Read More+ 34 days ago

Mud & Laundry Room Design+

BUILD offers up the dirt on modern mud & laundry rooms.

Read More+ 55 days ago
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Explorations in Stair Design+

BUILD takes a trip upstairs and defines some Scandinavian influenced strategies for experimental design.

Read More+ 76 days ago

Modern, Cost-Effective Residential Hardware+

BUILD spells out their favorite hardware specifications for residential architecture.

Read More+ 104 days ago

BUILD Introduces…BUILDbot+

BUILD gets their feet wet in the world of makers.

Read More+ 118 days ago

5 Modern Kitchen Designs & Principles+

BUILD outlines 5 important principles of kitchen design and highlights 5 designed, built and in-use examples.

Read More+ 125 days ago
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Windows, Roof Overhangs, and Headers+

BUILD covers 5 projects where the windows, roof overhangs and headers play well together.

Read More+ 132 days ago

Modern Base Transitions+

BUILD covers a handful of tricky situations for modern base detailing.

Read More+ 139 days ago
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The Down & Dirty of Sustainable Design+

BUILD dismisses the glamor and gloss of the “green” movement and describes the gritty (and sometimes dull) reality of true...

Read More+ 146 days ago

Meeting the Energy Code Without Blowing the Budget or Compromising Aesthetics+

BUILD gets transparent with 5 strategies to tackle the energy code aesthetically and cost-effectively.

Read More+ 153 days ago

Furniture for Modern Architecture+

BUILD shares their 20 picks for residential furnishings.

Read More+ 188 days ago

Design Strategies for Kitchen Hood Venting+

BUILD breaks down kitchen hood venting to a science and highlights a new solution.

Read More+ 195 days ago

Modern Transitions+

BUILD uncovers a new stair and material transition detail.

Read More+ 209 days ago
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The Process of Commercial Work+

BUILD explains the design process of commercial projects in 10 steps.

Read More+ 216 days ago

Defining the Datum+

BUILD discusses their standard datum lines and the rationale behind their process.

Read More+ 237 days ago

Ridge Beams and Ridge Boards: Modern Structural Solutions for A-Frames+

BUILD spells out the distinctions between ridge beams and ridge boards in modern A-frame construction.

Read More+ 244 days ago

Marking the Jobsite+

BUILD shares their latest tips on fine-tuning the design-build process.

Read More+ 251 days ago

Lessons in Tile+

BUILD shares the latest standards driving their bathroom design.

Read More+ 258 days ago

CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 3: Lofts, Mezzanine & Deck+

BUILD wraps up the creativeLIVE tenant improvement with part 3 of the series.

Read More+ 265 days ago
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CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 2: Lunchroom, Kitchen & Breakout Rooms+

BUILD continues to share the scoop on the finished spaces and specs at creativeLIVE San Francisco.

Read More+ 269 days ago

CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 1: Reception, Studios & Workrooms+

BUILD shares the ins and outs of creativeLIVE's new San Francisco office. (Part 1 of 3)

Read More+ 272 days ago
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Glass Box in the Forest+

BUILD gets transparent with some technicalities and design moves of a recently completed project.

Read More+ 286 days ago

The Rationale of Feng Shui in Architecture+

BUILD spells out the 10 most practiced guidelines of Feng Shui

Read More+ 300 days ago
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Society Activation+

BUILD shares the final specs and celebration at Society Consulting.

Read More+ 307 days ago

The Importance of Concept+

BUILD shares the importance of a concept, and reveals the one driving their latest project.

Read More+ 314 days ago

Reusing Stone and Brick+

BUILD spells out the pros and cons of reusing existing brick and stone on a project.

Read More+ 321 days ago

Foundation Mono-pours+

BUILD's primer on the mono-pour.

Read More+ 328 days ago

An Incremental Evolution of Design+

Specific, controlled modifications are the key to BUILD's evolution of design.

Read More+ 335 days ago

BUILD’s Picks for Commercial Outdoor Furnishings+

BUILD sheds some bright Californian sunlight on a selection of modern outdoor furniture.

Read More+ 342 days ago

Permeable surfaces+

Exterior surfaces that let rain water through, and 3 of BUILD's favorite products that do so.

Read More+ 363 days ago