The Importance of Sketching+

BUILD discusses the importance of hand sketching and shows a few examples of recent sketchbooks.

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February 5, 2010
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Art, Wine and Solutions+

Join us on Thursday, February 4th at Picnic in Seattle's Phinney Ridge neighborhood for art, wine and a great way...

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February 2, 2010
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You’ll never get sued for ugly+

Architects are the guardians of good aesthetics but if they can't uphold a code of decent design in the built...

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February 1, 2010
22 Comments

Hollin Hills House+

A nice example of mid-century modern architecture in the Hollin Hills community of Virginia.

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January 29, 2010
6 Comments

Emergency Shelter; A Critical Test of Design+

The emergency shelter kit by Shelterbox is a well designed solution to disasters like the Haiti earthquake. The BUILDblog post...

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January 27, 2010
9 Comments

The Black Hole of Design+

The importance of authentic design. Establishing a modern language of architecture that is an accurate reflection of our society and...

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January 25, 2010
23 Comments

Women Making an Impact 5+

The BUILDblog women making an impact series highlights 10 female architects making a significant contribution to the design community. The...

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January 21, 2010
7 Comments

Mid-century Modern Communities+

The BUILDblog collection of Mid-Century Modern neighborhoods in the United States.

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January 18, 2010
26 Comments

Architecture of Modesty+

BUILD ponders the business of how we deal with work life balance as design professionals.

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January 14, 2010
12 Comments

Cabinetry and Craftsmanship+

BUILD takes some time away from the computer and is reminded what you can learn while working in the wood...

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January 11, 2010
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Keeping the Character+

BUILD sets up a little competition while promoting local community and preservation of character.

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January 8, 2010
12 Comments

Architecture as Surgery+

BUILD looks at mid-century housing and how it can stay up to date with contemporary design.

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January 6, 2010
9 Comments

An Architect’s Philosophy of Photography+

BUILDS explains how a photograph can show more than just a space but convey the experience of a specific location....

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January 4, 2010
23 Comments

On the Radar+

Let’s get twenty-ten kicked off with a list of cool design links that have been keeping us busy over the...

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January 1, 2010
5 Comments

The Mind’s Eye+

BUILD wonders about the balance between digital modeling and trusting in ones own vision.

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December 30, 2009
22 Comments

Web-Trails+

BUILD Jumps down the internet rabbit hole to discover something new.

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December 28, 2009
6 Comments

It’s Not About the Building+

BUILD reflects on the community that makes our job so rewarding.

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December 24, 2009
8 Comments

Polling and Design+

BUILD looks at how market research can help understand new requirements in our industry.

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December 21, 2009
6 Comments

The Modern List Chicago+

BUILD heads to the windy city to check up on whats new.

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December 18, 2009
10 Comments

Objectified: 12 Quotes+

BUILD contemplates the necessity of components in today's design world.

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December 15, 2009
7 Comments

Gift Guide for the Persnickety Design-Types+

BUILD lets you in on what the design minded really want this holiday season.

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December 10, 2009
16 Comments

Chicago: Comparison + Opinion+

BUILD travels to Chicago and compares different design styles for public architecture.

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December 7, 2009
24 Comments

BUILD Book Report+

BUILD reviews a selection of books for the designer and architect.

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November 30, 2009
5 Comments

The Importance of Getting Out There+

BUILD shares their another successful Young Architects Day.

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November 27, 2009
7 Comments

The Pleasure of Looking at Other Architects Work+

BUILD explores the simplicity of enjoying another architects work.

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November 24, 2009
15 Comments

On the Radar+

The people, places, and things hitting BUILD's radar.

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November 20, 2009
5 Comments

Women Making an Impact 4+

BUILD's fourth installment of this series explores more great talented women from around the world.

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November 18, 2009
7 Comments

Furniture From Our Shop+

BUILD launches the new SDP furniture line.

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November 16, 2009
11 Comments

The (un)Professionals+

BUILD discusses other firms use of misleading tactics and being inauthentic with clients which is producing consequences for all of...

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November 13, 2009
9 Comments

AIA Seattle 2009 Honor Awards+

BUILD spent the evening enjoying the 2009 AIA Honor Awards.

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November 10, 2009
15 Comments

Women Making an Impact 3+

BUILD's third installment of Women Making an Impact has 10 more mega stars of architecture for you!

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November 6, 2009
6 Comments