UW 2009 Fall Lecture Series+

We were going to steer you toward all the great lectures coming to the University of Washington this fall but...

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September 21, 2009
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Death & Design+

About a year ago we did a post on the Architecture of Death, wherein we criticized the chinsey, mass produced...

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September 18, 2009
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Well Designed Products = Better Quality of Life+

We just returned from Vancouver B.C. where we scouted out some cool new design products for the home.  There’s some...

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September 16, 2009
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Planned Communities+

[Photo by BUILD LLC] Planned communities are a double-edge sword.  The greatest models exemplify harmony with nature, consistency of good...

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September 14, 2009
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The Architecture of Discretion+

Several weeks ago we spent some time in northern California and as far as we’re concerned Joseph Phelps Vineyards is...

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September 11, 2009
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Architecture and Purity+

[MARCO photo by leckan18] We recently spent some time down in Monterrey Mexico, and although it’s the country’s third largest...

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September 7, 2009
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On the Radar+

PUBLISHing Crack open the latest edition of Dwell Magazine and stop on by page 76 for the coverage of our...

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September 2, 2009
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2 Years of the BUILDblog+

The BUILD Blog celebrates two years.

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August 28, 2009
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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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August 25, 2009
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Active Silence+

BUILD reflects on the architecture of active silence.

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August 21, 2009
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Architecture & Choice+

BUILD unravels why more is less when it comes to decisions in architecture.

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August 18, 2009
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Hilltowns vs. Tract Home Developments+

BUILD analyzes the similarities and vast differences between hilltowns and suburbia.

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August 14, 2009
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Detached Accessory Dwelling Units+

Buildable land is increasingly difficult to come by in Seattle, at the same time population growth continues and the needs...

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August 11, 2009
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Beautifully Boring Scenes+

BUILD showcases elegance in the mundane.

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August 7, 2009
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Alternative Dwellings+

BUILD takes a sober look at the advantages, disadvantages, and quirks of mobile living.

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August 4, 2009
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BUILDblog Guide to Resumes+

BUILD exposes tips on the qualities of a good (and bad) resume.

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July 31, 2009
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Recent Cabinet Details+

BUILD shares some of the latest and greatest from the SPD shop.

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July 27, 2009
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Julius Shulman: Master Photographer+

BUILD digs into the brilliant and strategic photography of Julius Shulman.

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July 24, 2009
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In Defense of Preservation+

BUILD shares their thoughts on the harmony between preservation and modernism.

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July 20, 2009
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Better Know a Neighborhood – Magnolia, Seattle+

BUILD shares the modernist's rundown of the tucked-away Seattle neighborhood, Magnolia.

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July 16, 2009
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On the Radar+

BUILD shares some razor-sharp videos that have hit their radar.

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July 13, 2009
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Design and Cooking+

BUILD shares some of their favorite resources that merge good design and good food.

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July 10, 2009
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Modern Condominium Build-Out+

Construction of a condominium interior in downtown Seattle. The project uses new cabinets, new finishes and features a translucent shower...

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July 7, 2009
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To be of use+

[Photo by BUILD LLC] Months ago we put out a signal for pro-bono work here at BUILD, shortly thereafter we...

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July 3, 2009
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Interior Screening+

BUILD shares their simple strategies for optimizing texture and light in a recent urban condo build-out.

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June 30, 2009
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On the Radar+

BUILD's getting their fill of beautiful objects, photographs, and ideas in the latest installation of OtR.

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June 26, 2009
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Pre-Fab Houses Don’t Work+

BUILD weighs in on the perpetually hot topic of pre-fab architecture.

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June 23, 2009
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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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June 20, 2009
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Translucency and Light+

BUILD shares a peek into strategies for harnessing subtle and dramatic light qualities.

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June 15, 2009
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Learning from Legos+

BUILD gives LEGO the credit they deserve.

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June 11, 2009
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How to Start Your Own Design Firm+

BUILD shares their wisdom on how to start your own firm.

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June 6, 2009
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