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The Function and Aesthetics of Cantilevers+

BUILD discusses the merits of hanging out with cantilevers.

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The Myth of the Gourmet Kitchen+

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

Read More+ 1 month ago

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+ 3 months ago
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Affordability and Livability is in Our Hands+

BUILD discusses affordability, livability, density, and the real solution.

Read More+ 3 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+ 4 months ago

Introducing the BUILD Case Study House 2016+

BUILD introduces the latest Case Study House project.

Read More+ 4 months ago

Case Study House 2014 Furniture Specifications+

BUILD spells out the specs for a recent modern furniture package.

Read More+ 5 months ago

Custom vs. Customized+

BUILD tackles the benefits of custom and customizing architectural elements.

Read More+ 6 months ago
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Operable Glass Walls+

BUILD opens up on operable glass walls.

Read More+ 7 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+ 8 months ago

BUILD Status Report+

The latest in-house buzz at BUILD World Headquarters.

Read More+ 8 months ago

Landscaping Strategies for the Modern Home+

BUILD shares landscaping tips for the modern, urban home.

Read More+ 8 months ago

A Modern Guide to Windows+

BUILD deconstructs the basics of windows for the modern home.

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Why We Build Case Study Houses+

BUILD reveals the ideas and execution behind their Case Study House Series.

Read More+ 9 months ago

The Multiple Roles of the Kitchen Island+

BUILD catalogs their top 10 kitchen island design strategies for the modern home.

Read More+ 10 months ago

CSH 2014 Modern Siding Techniques+

BUILD runs through the concepts and techniques in modern exterior siding at the CSH2014.

Read More+ 10 months ago

Timeless Design as Sustainability+

BUILD shares their take on the true qualities of sustainable architecture.

Read More+ 11 months ago

The Beautifully Boring Box+

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

Read More+ 11 months ago

CSH 2014 Construction Progress+

BUILD shares the latest progress at the CSH 2014.

Read More+ 12 months ago
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An Open Letter to Building Departments+

BUILD expresses concerns on the building permit process.

Read More+ 1 year ago

Shoring 101+

BUILD shares some basic lessons on shoring.

Read More+ 1 year ago

Program, Plan, and Square Feet+

BUILD crunches some real numbers behind residential square footage.

Read More+ 1 year ago

BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares their last status report of 2014.

Read More+ 1 year ago

Inverting the Plan+

BUILD explores the inverted house plan.

Read More+ 1 year ago

A Visual Guide to Stairs+

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

Read More+ 1 year ago

CSH 2014 Design Progress+

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

Read More+ 1 year ago

The Scandinavian Farmhouse Guide: A Case for Standardization+

BUILD shares design wisdom from a humble Scandinavian farmhouse.

Read More+ 1 year ago

Curbless Shower Design+

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

Read More+ 1 year ago