Architecture

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Architecture as Urban Puzzle Piece+

BUILD reviews their latest multi-family project and the complexities of getting it realized.

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Why Seattle’s New Early Community Outreach Requirement Will Actually Damage the City+

BUILD explains why Seattle's new Early Community Outreach Requirement is a terrible layer of bureaucracy for a city in...

Read More+ 4 months ago
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The Park Modern Turns 10+

The Park Modern building gets its 10-year performance review.

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Open Letter to the Mayor+

BUILD offers up some important facts, experience, and perspective to Seattle's new mayor

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Seattle’s Housing Crisis: Encouraging Better Development+

BUILD gathers some well-informed feedback from a community of experts on the future of Seattle's development.

Read More+ 12 months ago

Header Alignment Guide+

BUILD’s guide to achieving alignment at windows, doors, and siding.

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Flush Base Guide+

A step by step guide on the design and install of BUILD’s flush base detail 

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A Decade of the BUILD Blog+

A look back at the past decade of the BUILD Blog, and the toward the future ahead.

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The Modern List Portland+

BUILD's short list for the modern gems in Portland.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Case Study 2017 Stairs+

BUILD reviews 5 stair conditions of the Case Study House 2017.

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Case Study House 2016 Exterior+

BUILD takes a technical look at the CSH2016 landscape and hardscape plan.

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Advanced Rainscreen Envelope Detailing+

BUILD pushes and pulls rainscreen detailing on the Pham Residence.

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The Modern List Seattle+

BUILD shares the latest spots to hit their radar in this year's The Modern List Seattle.

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Designing the College Campus—Past, Present, and Future; An Interview with Rebecca Barnes & Kristine Kenney, Part 2+

BUILD discusses influence, experience, and the future of Seattle with UW's campus architect & landscape architect.

Read More+ 1 year ago

The Sensible, Modern Cabin+

BUILD identifies the sweet spot of design-forward cabin architecture.

Read More+ 2 years ago

A Residential Guide to Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning+

BUILD compares the different HVAC systems for residential design.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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The Logic of Elevation Design+

BUILD reviews the modern envelope strategies of their latest project in Bellevue.

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The Easter Eggs of Architecture+

BUILD covers an example of a pleasant design surprise in the Case Study House 2016.

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A Dozen Lesser Known Houses You Should Know About+

BUILD reviews 12 influential houses that get too little attention in the design world.

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Case Study House 2016 Interiors+

BUILD reviews the interior design and specifications of the CSH2016.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Three Structures, Four Roof Types+

BUILD examines a variety of roof assemblies on the Magnolia House + Guesthouse.

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How Much Energy is Saved by Reusing a Foundation?+

BUILD runs the numbers on the energy savings of down-and-dirty sustainability

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The Liljestrand House and the Beauty of Restraint+

BUILD returns from Oahu with lessons from the Liljestrand House.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Architecture and Agency; An Interview with Farshid Moussavi, FMA Architecture, Part 2+

Part 2 of BUILD's interview with Farshid Moussavi for ARCADE Magazine.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Representing the Real, A New Year’s Resolution+

BUILD resolves to represent the unsung design heroes in 2017.


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A Visual Guide to the Holidays+

BUILD shares a design-focused, holiday-inspired guide to the season.

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Design Destinations For Winter+

BUILD shares some of their favorite design-worthy destinations for the colder seasons.

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Case Study House 2016 Kitchen Appliance Package+

BUILD kicks the tires on their most current kitchen appliance specification.

Read More+ 2 years ago