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How Long Does it Take to Design a Custom Home?+

BUILD addresses the timeline of single-family residential design.

Read More+ 7 days ago

The New Era of Architectural Embellishment+

BUILD offers a distinction between building and ornament in response to a new era of architecture.

Read More+ 3 weeks ago

The Hidden Beauty of Framing+

BUILD recites the secret poetics of architecture’s hardest worker.

Read More+ 1 month ago

The Great Bandwidth Recession+

BUILD shares their tools for battle against lack of time, patience, and thoughtfulness.

Read More+ 1 month ago

Diagramming for Complex Projects+

3 complex projects put BUILD's diagramming capabilities to the test.

Read More+ 2 months ago

Architectural Rotations+

BUILD adds a twist to some of their latest designs.

Read More+ 2 months ago

Designing Systems+

BUILD outlines why designing systems is just as important as designing houses.

Read More+ 2 months ago
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Case Study House Comparison+

BUILD reviews some surprising Case Study House similarities.

Read More+ 3 months ago

The Function and Aesthetics of Cantilevers+

BUILD discusses the merits of hanging out with cantilevers.

Read More+ 3 months ago

Contextual Doesn’t Mean Copying+

BUILD takes a look at projects that honor the past by paying respect to context.

Read More+ 3 months ago

Burnt vs. Stained+

BUILD experiments with treating exterior cedar siding.

Read More+ 4 months ago

The Myth of the Gourmet Kitchen+

BUILD discusses why you don't need a gourmet kitchen to cook great food.

Read More+ 4 months ago

BUILD Year in Review+

BUILD takes a look back at the past twelve months.

Read More+ 4 months ago

Scalable Modernism+

BUILD shares the top five modern strategies that work at all scales.

Read More+ 5 months ago

What Seattle Can Learn From San Francisco: An Interview with Architect Jim Zack+

BUILD talks with Jim Zack about the urban planning and permitting lessons that San Francisco can offer.

Read More+ 7 months ago

The Architecture of the Future is Layering+

BUILD takes a look at examples of layered urban architecture.

Read More+ 7 months ago
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Urban Development Strategies: Planning & Programming+

BUILD unpacks the lessons learned from developing, designing, building, and occupying their very own project. (Part 1)

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Operable Glass Walls+

BUILD opens up on operable glass walls.

Read More+ 10 months ago
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The Modern List Seattle+

BUILD shares their 2015 shortlist for places to eat, drink, shop, and admire good design.

Read More+ 10 months ago
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Desai Residence Completion: Data Points for Creating a Modern Home+

BUILD covers the challenges and solutions of designing a modern home in Seattle.

Read More+ 10 months ago

BUILD Status Report+

The latest in-house buzz at BUILD World Headquarters.

Read More+ 11 months ago

Micro-housing Analysis & Opinion+

BUILD shares their thoughts on the growing micro-housing trend.

Read More+ 11 months ago
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The Significance of Local Craftsmanship+

BUILD puts their money where there mouth is and gets a new road bike.

Read More+ 11 months ago

A Modern Guide to Windows+

BUILD deconstructs the basics of windows for the modern home.

Read More+ 12 months ago

Top Five Social Media Tips for Architects+

BUILD shares their top tested tips on navigating the waters of social media.

Read More+ 1 year ago

Rezoning as a Community Benefit+

BUILD discusses the benefits of rezoning on an upcoming mixed-use project.

Read More+ 1 year ago

The Science of Architecture+

BUILD shares thoughts on the science, not art, of architecture.

Read More+ 1 year ago

The Beautifully Boring Box+

BUILD discusses a number of project factors and design responses that led to a simple, disciplined architecture.

Read More+ 1 year ago

BUILD Book Review+

BUILD's quick, yet thorough review of the latest stack of design on their shelves.

Read More+ 1 year ago

What We Learned From Staying in a Frank Lloyd Wright+

BUILD takes their architect's lens (and tape measure) to a FLW house.

Read More+ 1 year ago