Updates to the Modern List Manhattan+

BUILD's recent exploration of Manhattan has led us to create our latest list of modern architecture from the big apple....

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January 23, 2008

BUILD Progress Report+

Whats new at BUILD? Here is your answer!

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January 21, 2008

Trade Websites+

BUILD looks at the building trades websites and how some are user friendly, and others are less so...

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January 17, 2008

The Modern List Seattle+

The Modern List Seattle is intended for the design conscious interested in experiencing modern architecture, design, art, food and...

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January 15, 2008

The Modern List Amsterdam+

The Modern List Amsterdam explores projects for the design conscious interested in experiencing modern architecture, design, art, food and...

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January 14, 2008

Duisburg Architecture+

BUILD travels to Germany to look at modern architecture in the city of Duisburg.

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January 9, 2008

Landschaftspark – Duisburg Germany+

BUILD travels to Germany to look at modern architecture of Landshaftspark in Duisburg.

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January 7, 2008

The Modern List Paris+

The Modern List covers some recent hot, modern design in Paris.

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December 23, 2007

INTERVIEW with PAUL FAGET, structural engineer+

BUILD interviews a structural engineer who has many years working with architects on complex projects.

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December 19, 2007

San Francisco Multi-dwellings+

BUILD looks at our larger cousin of a city, San Francisco on how they are dealing with the recent growth...

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December 17, 2007

Additions to The Modern List Seattle+

The Modern List covers some recent hot, modern design in Seattle.

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December 14, 2007

The Year in Ideas: Diagrams+

BUILD takes you back from finished product to first diagram expressing the intent of the project.

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December 10, 2007

Re-thinking Construction Documents+

BUILD looks at traditional construction documents and asks how we might make them more user friendly.

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December 8, 2007

The Challenge of Multi-Family Housing+

BUILD explores the challenges of multi-family housing and how developers, architects and owners work together.

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December 5, 2007

Simple, modern furniture+

Modern furniture to compliment a modern home, BUILD makes a list.

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December 3, 2007

E. Cobb Architects+

BUILD explores the work of Eric Cobb and his design firm.

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November 29, 2007

Student Work from WSU+

BUILD looks at student work from WSU.

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November 27, 2007

Studio 804+

BUILD gives a shout out to Studio 804 and the great work they are doing in residential design.

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November 26, 2007


BUILD takes a break from the floor plans and door schedules to read some very interesting architecture books.

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November 23, 2007

Skylab, Portland+

BUILD looks at Skylab in Portland.

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November 20, 2007

Border Crossing Architecture+

BUILD looks at the architecture of government border crossing and shows off the potential for the gateway into and out...

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November 16, 2007

2007 B.C. Architecture Awards+

What happened at the B.C. architecture awards? BUILD has you covered.

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November 14, 2007

2007 Portland Honor Awards+

BUILD takes a trip down to Portland to see what is the latest and greatest at the Portland Architecture Awards...

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November 12, 2007

3 Extraordinary Museums+

BUILD looks at how architecture can be expressed in the typology of museums.

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November 8, 2007

2007 Seattle Honor Awards+

Here is BUILD's report from the recent Seattle Honor Awards.

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November 7, 2007

Modern NW Cabins+

The Pacific North West would not be complete without cabins in the woods. BUILD picks out a few of the...

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November 1, 2007

Mid-century modernization+

Being a small design-build firm who recently stepped into developing our own projects we’ve wondered about the possibility of creating...

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October 30, 2007


This past week the BUILD world headquarters seemed inundated with telemarketing phone calls. We figured it was time to revisit...

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October 27, 2007

Hot Furnishing Showrooms around the world+

Occasionally in our travels we come across items that simply shouldn’t be missed out there. They are almost destination points...

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October 26, 2007


Part 2 of Claus en Kaan’s work features ten commercial projects.  More of their work can be viewed here. 2005–2007 ...

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October 25, 2007