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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares what's been keeping their office abuzz since the start of 2014.

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Roof Decks Over Conditioned Area+

BUILD draws out 5 design strategies for decks over living spaces.

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A Student’s Guide to the Architectural Portfolio+

5 Timeless guidelines for every design portfolio

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Personal Financing for Residential Clients+

BUILD opens up the vault on recommendations for construction financing.

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The Selection Process of Design+

BUILD spells out 5 filters and considerations that aid architects and homeowners in the selection process.

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On the Radar+

BUILD's radar blips for Spring 2014.

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Mud & Laundry Room Design+

BUILD offers up the dirt on modern mud & laundry rooms.

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Navigating the Hills of Affordable Housing; An Interview With David Baker, Part 2+

BUILD sits down to chat with David Baker, San Francisco architect and urbanite.

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Explorations in Stair Design+

BUILD takes a trip upstairs and defines some Scandinavian influenced strategies for experimental design.

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares the ins and outs of what's been buzzing around the office in their final status report for...

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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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Windows, Roof Overhangs, and Headers+

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

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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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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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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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50 Proverbs for Design+

Words of wisdom that get BUILD through the day.

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Design Strategies for Kitchen Hood Venting+

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

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Veneering 101+

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

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Modern Transitions+

BUILD uncovers a new stair and material transition detail.

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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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The Process of Commercial Work+

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

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The Paperless Age, A Love Letter+

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

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Defining the Datum+

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

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Why We Still Model…By Hand+

BUILD breaks down their rationale behind making physical models.

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BUILD Status Report+

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

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Marking the Jobsite+

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

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Lessons in Tile+

BUILD shares the latest standards driving their bathroom design.

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An Architectural Glossary+

BUILD shares a lesson in architectural vocabulary.

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CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 3: Lofts, Mezzanine & Deck+

BUILD wraps up the creativeLIVE tenant improvement with part 3 of the series.

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CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 2: Lunchroom, Kitchen & Breakout Rooms+

BUILD continues to share the scoop on the finished spaces and specs at creativeLIVE San Francisco.

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CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 1: Reception, Studios & Workrooms+

BUILD shares the ins and outs of creativeLIVE's new San Francisco office. (Part 1 of 3)

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Rhythm of Architecture, Part II+

BUILD continues the research and exploration of modernism with rhythm.

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