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Architecture By Volumes+

BUILD approaches the design of a recent residence guided by volumetric relationships.

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An Architect’s Guide to Photography+

BUILD's photography department reviews the motives, gear, and methods behind the architectural shot.

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Design Observations From the UK+

3 design takeaways from BUILD’s recent trip through England.

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Lessons From London+

Design observations from BUILD's visit to London.

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A Residential Guide to Spray Foam Insulation+

BUILD reviews the use of spray foam insulation at the Case Study House 2016.

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Roof Terrace Design+

BUILD covers 5 important design considerations for rooftop living.

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Last Call (Evolutions in Social Media)+

BUILD says farewell to comments and gives readers the last word.

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

BUILD addresses the timeline of single-family residential design.

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The New Era of Architectural Embellishment+

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

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The Hidden Beauty of Framing+

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

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The Great Bandwidth Recession+

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

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Diagramming for Complex Projects+

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

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Architectural Rotations+

BUILD adds a twist to some of their latest designs.

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Designing Systems+

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

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Case Study House Comparison+

BUILD reviews some surprising Case Study House similarities.

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The Function and Aesthetics of Cantilevers+

BUILD discusses the merits of hanging out with cantilevers.

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Contextual Doesn’t Mean Copying+

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

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Burnt vs. Stained+

BUILD experiments with treating exterior cedar siding.

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The Myth of the Gourmet Kitchen+

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

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BUILD Year in Review+

BUILD takes a look back at the past twelve months.

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Scalable Modernism+

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

Read More+ 8 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+ 10 months ago

The Architecture of the Future is Layering+

BUILD takes a look at examples of layered urban architecture.

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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)

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Operable Glass Walls+

BUILD opens up on operable glass walls.

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The Modern List Seattle+

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

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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.

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BUILD Status Report+

The latest in-house buzz at BUILD World Headquarters.

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Micro-housing Analysis & Opinion+

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

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The Significance of Local Craftsmanship+

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

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