Technical

The Rationale of Feng Shui in Architecture+

BUILD spells out the 10 most practiced guidelines of Feng Shui

Read More+ 401 days ago
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Society Activation+

BUILD shares the final specs and celebration at Society Consulting.

Read More+ 408 days ago

The Importance of Concept+

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

Read More+ 415 days ago

Reusing Stone and Brick+

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

Read More+ 422 days ago

Foundation Mono-pours+

BUILD's primer on the mono-pour.

Read More+ 429 days ago

An Incremental Evolution of Design+

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

Read More+ 436 days ago

SPD Project Update+

BUILD reveals the project that's currently keeping the SPD shop buzzing.

Read More+ 440 days ago

BUILD’s Picks for Commercial Outdoor Furnishings+

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

Read More+ 443 days ago

SPD Cabinet & Furniture Shop Developments+

BUILD catches up with the guys at SPD to get the lowdown on the latest shop happenings.

Read More+ 450 days ago

Permeable surfaces+

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

Read More+ 464 days ago

The Most Important Ingredient+

BUILD shares their latest finished project, and the inspiration behind it.

Read More+ 485 days ago

BUILD’s Guide to Rendering+

BUILD shares their tips and tools for creating razor-sharp renderings.

Read More+ 489 days ago
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Modern Breakfast Nooks+

Breakfast nooks; not just for breakfast anymore.

Read More+ 548 days ago

Classic MCM Gets a Warm, Modern Update+

3 key features of updating a fantastic mid-century modern for the 21st century.

Read More+ 555 days ago

The Importance of Good As-Builts+

BUILD shares their top 10 tips for tackling as-builts.

Read More+ 569 days ago
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Case Study House Wrap-up, Timeline & Costs+

BUILD takes a look back on the entire Case Study House process, including the schedule and costs.

Read More+ 580 days ago

Case Study House Cabinets+

Design decision, details and specifications on the BUILD Case Study House SPD cabinet package.

Read More+ 590 days ago

Top 10 Things to Know About Aluminum Windows+

BUILD makes their case for aluminum windows.

Read More+ 597 days ago

The Complications of Framing+

BUILD learns to tackle a complicated framing package the hard way.

Read More+ 639 days ago

SPD Cabinet & Furniture Shop Developments+

SPD gets a new website, a new shop space and an open house.

Read More+ 646 days ago

CASE STUDY HOUSE: Dynamic Space Kitchen+

BUILD reviews the design strategies and mechanics of a great cabinet package.

Read More+ 653 days ago

Commercial Fluorescent Lighting+

BUILD lays out the lighting strategy and fixture specifications for the recently completed creativeLIVE studio in Seattle.

Read More+ 674 days ago

Case Study House Status+

The latest scoop on the construction of BUILD's Case Study House

Read More+ 678 days ago
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A Mid-Century Modern Catalog+

BUILD catalogs lessons and tips for remodeling Mid-Century Modern homes in one, tidy post.

Read More+ 681 days ago

A Guide to Cover Photos+

BUILD covers the art and science of cover photos.

Read More+ 688 days ago

A Guide to Cabinetry Graphics+

BUILD shares their latest learnings about applying graphics to cabinetry.

Read More+ 727 days ago

Case Study House: Lessons in Concrete + Plumbing+

BUILD gets into the lessons from concrete and plumbing work on the Case Study House.

Read More+ 744 days ago

The Basics of Landscape Design+

BUILD covers the basics of landscape design.

Read More+ 758 days ago

Case Study House: 10 Lessons in Demolition and Excavation+

BUILD wraps up demo and excavation on the Case Study House.

Read More+ 765 days ago

Modern gutters & downspouts+

BUILD's advice on modern gutters and downspouts.

Read More+ 786 days ago

Spring Cleaning & Home Maintenance+

A little reminder from BUILD to get your pad ready for summer.

Read More+ 821 days ago
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MCM Remodel Strategies+

BUILD shares their strategies on the latest MCM remodel under construction.

Read More+ 828 days ago