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The Beautifully Boring Box+

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

Read More+ 3 weeks ago

BUILD Book Review+

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

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What We Learned From Staying in a Frank Lloyd Wright+

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

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Program, Plan, and Square Feet+

BUILD crunches some real numbers behind residential square footage.

Read More+ 3 months ago

Architects and Usefulness, A New Year’s Resolution+

BUILD shares a new year's resolution for 2015.

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares their last status report of 2014.

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The Art and Architecture of Baroque Scandinavian Modernism: Interview with Gert Wingårdh, Part 2+

BUILD shares part 2 of their ARCADE interview with Swedish architect, Gert Wingårdh.

Read More+ 4 months ago

Inverting the Plan+

BUILD explores the inverted house plan.

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On the Radar+

BUILD shares the blips off their fall/winter radar.

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Taking Back Architect+

BUILD shares thoughts and recommendations on the proper use of the term "Architect."

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A Visual Guide to Stairs+

BUILD shares a collection of fine-tuned, sensibly modern stair options, complete with handy matrix.

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Declarations of Intention (or the Architectural Manifesto)+

BUILD's top 5 must-read architectural manifestos.

Read More+ 5 months ago
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The Craft of Physical Models: A Guest Post by Cale Wilber+

BUILD's summer intern shares thoughts and lessons about the handmade architectural model.

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CSH 2014 Design Progress+

BUILD spells out the progress on earthwork, utilities, foundations, framing and neighbor relations on the Case Study House 2014.

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The Scandinavian Farmhouse Guide: A Case for Standardization+

BUILD shares design wisdom from a humble Scandinavian farmhouse.

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Curbless Shower Design+

BUILD gets technical with a functional, beautiful detail for the bathroom.

Read More+ 6 months ago

10 Design Observations from Scandinavia+

BUILD shares insights from a recent trip abroad.

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BUILD Status Report+

The latest happenings around the BUILD World Headquarters and beyond.

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The Modern List Denmark+

BUILD shares the modernist hotspots in their latest installment of TML Denmark.

Read More+ 7 months ago

Seattle Design Festival 2014+

BUILD shares their recommendations for Seattle Design Festival 2014.

Read More+ 7 months ago

Chihuly Studio Tour+

BUILD kicks the tires on the Chihuly Boathouse and Glass Studio

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Notes on the Nature of Perfection+

BUILD addresses the notion of perfection in design and construction.

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Defining a Construction Budget; The 2014 Cheat Sheet+

BUILD breaks down the construction and project costs for a healthy economy with an update to the Construction Budget Cheat...

Read More+ 8 months ago

Art at the Case Study House+

BUILD shares an artist's vision for honoring the final days of a structure before demolition.

Read More+ 8 months ago

On the Radar+

BUILD shares what's been hitting their design radar this summer.

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Is Radiant In-Floor Heat Right for Your Home?+

BUILD explains in-floor radiant heat systems and lists the advantages and disadvantages.

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Modernism Beyond the Shed Roof+

BUILD introduces some new roof structures to the modernist kit-of-parts.

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Property Research Cheat Sheet+

BUILD publishes their property research questions as a handy one-page cheat sheet.

Read More+ 9 months ago

A Sequence of Experiences+

BUILD explains the deliberate design moves of approaching a house.

Read More+ 9 months ago