5 Modern Kitchen Designs & Principles+

BUILD outlines 5 important principles of kitchen design and highlights 5 designed, built and in-use examples.

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December 17, 2013

Windows, Roof Overhangs, and Headers+

BUILD covers 5 projects where the windows, roof overhangs and headers play well together.

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December 10, 2013

Modern Base Transitions+

BUILD covers a handful of tricky situations for modern base detailing.

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December 3, 2013

The Down & Dirty of Sustainable Design+

BUILD dismisses the glamor and gloss of the “green” movement and describes the gritty (and sometimes dull) reality of true...

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November 26, 2013

Meeting the Energy Code Without Blowing the Budget or Compromising Aesthetics+

BUILD gets transparent with 5 strategies to tackle the energy code aesthetically and cost-effectively.

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November 19, 2013

Social Media in the Post-Recession Economy+

BUILD shares their strategies for using the ever-increasing tools for connecting and sharing.

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November 12, 2013

50 Proverbs for Design+

Words of wisdom that get BUILD through the day.

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November 5, 2013

The Modern List Manhattan+

BUILD returns from Manhattan with a healthy roster of modern recommendations.

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October 29, 2013

An Exercise of Layering+

BUILD reveals their latest commercial project to go live.

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October 22, 2013

Furniture for Modern Architecture+

BUILD shares their 20 picks for residential furnishings.

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October 15, 2013

Houses For Living | Installation Art+

BUILD offers a simple distinction between art and architecture.

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October 11, 2013

Design Strategies for Kitchen Hood Venting+

BUILD breaks down kitchen hood venting to a science and highlights a new solution.

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October 8, 2013

A Famous Person’s 5-Step Guide to Becoming an Architect+

BUILD shares their wisdom in the transitional measures necessary to tranform a celebrity into an architect.

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October 4, 2013

Veneering 101+

BUILD explains the beauty of the SPD veneering process for cabinet packages.

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October 1, 2013

Taking Back Your Career+

BUILD's top 10 survival skills for eliminating distractions and getting back to work.

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September 27, 2013

Modern Transitions+

BUILD uncovers a new stair and material transition detail.

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September 24, 2013

Designing For All The Senses: Interview with Joshua Aidlin (Part II)+

BUILD shares the second half of their chat with Josh Aidlin of the San Francisco firm Aidlin Darling Design.

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September 20, 2013
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The Process of Commercial Work+

BUILD explains the design process of commercial projects in 10 steps.

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September 17, 2013

The Paperless Age, A Love Letter+

BUILD thanks the DPD for a quantum leap in submitting permits.

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September 13, 2013

Seattle Design Festival 2013+

BUILD shares their list of must-sees for this year's Seattle Design Festival.

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September 10, 2013

S2V 2013+

BUILD recaps the continually successful and rewarding ride from Seattle to Vancouver.

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September 6, 2013

Sometimes Dumber is Smarter+

BUILD shares one of the many counter-intuitive measures of modernism.

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September 3, 2013

On the Radar+

BUILD shares the latest and greatest inspiring blips on their radar.

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August 30, 2013

Defining the Datum+

BUILD discusses their standard datum lines and the rationale behind their process.

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August 27, 2013

Why We Still Model…By Hand+

BUILD breaks down their rationale behind making physical models.

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August 23, 2013

Ridge Beams and Ridge Boards: Modern Structural Solutions for A-Frames+

BUILD spells out the distinctions between ridge beams and ridge boards in modern A-frame construction.

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August 20, 2013

BUILD Status Report+

The latest on what's been keeping BUILD buzzing all summer long.

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August 16, 2013

Marking the Jobsite+

BUILD shares their latest tips on fine-tuning the design-build process.

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August 13, 2013

Summer in Seattle Roundup+

Team BUILD shares their picks for summer activities in Seattle, for the local and the tourist.

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August 9, 2013

Lessons in Tile+

BUILD shares the latest standards driving their bathroom design.

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August 6, 2013