Technical

Permeable surfaces+

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

Read More+ 366 days ago

The Most Important Ingredient+

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

Read More+ 387 days ago

BUILD’s Guide to Rendering+

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

Read More+ 391 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+ 457 days ago

The Importance of Good As-Builts+

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

Read More+ 471 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+ 482 days ago

Case Study House Cabinets+

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

Read More+ 492 days ago

Top 10 Things to Know About Aluminum Windows+

BUILD makes their case for aluminum windows.

Read More+ 499 days ago

The Complications of Framing+

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

Read More+ 541 days ago
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CASE STUDY HOUSE: Dynamic Space Kitchen+

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

Read More+ 555 days ago

Commercial Fluorescent Lighting+

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

Read More+ 576 days ago

Case Study House Status+

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

Read More+ 580 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+ 583 days ago

A Guide to Cover Photos+

BUILD covers the art and science of cover photos.

Read More+ 590 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+ 646 days ago

The Basics of Landscape Design+

BUILD covers the basics of landscape design.

Read More+ 660 days ago

Case Study House: 10 Lessons in Demolition and Excavation+

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

Read More+ 667 days ago

Modern gutters & downspouts+

BUILD's advice on modern gutters and downspouts.

Read More+ 688 days ago

Spring Cleaning & Home Maintenance+

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

Read More+ 723 days ago
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MCM Remodel Strategies+

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

Read More+ 730 days ago

10 Items To Wrap Up A Project+

10 items BUILD recommends to completely, totally, entirely wrap up a project.

Read More+ 765 days ago

The Modern Front Door+

BUILD delivers some technical specs, right to your front door.

Read More+ 769 days ago

Interior Drop Soffits+

BUILD covers an important aspect of ceiling design.

Read More+ 779 days ago

Footprints, Massing and Modernism+

BUILD discusses some important design intent of a recent project in the city

Read More+ 793 days ago

Taking the mystery out of site drainage+

The BUILDblog covers... yawn... soil infiltration. Grab a coffee.

Read More+ 807 days ago

Modern Stair Design+

BUILD highlights a sleek new stair and gives some insight to the design.

Read More+ 814 days ago

10 Things You Should Know About Reusing an Existing Foundation+

The nitty-gritty on reusing an existing foundation.

Read More+ 839 days ago

10 Reasons to Reuse an Existing Foundation+

BUILD's top ten reasons to keep a residential foundation.

Read More+ 842 days ago

Keeping the Character: A Mid-Century Remodel+

BUILD provides the scoop on a sharp MCM remodel in Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood.

Read More+ 874 days ago

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Drywall+

The scoop on drywall from BUILD

Read More+ 884 days ago

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Siding+

The skinny on siding systems; a top 10 list from BUILD LLC

Read More+ 891 days ago

Door Handles & Cabinet Pulls+

The scoop on door handles and cabinet pulls from BUILD LLC.

Read More+ 898 days ago