Buildings

Projects That Give Back+

BUILD reviews the First Central Station development and demonstrates how large scale projects can benefit cities and communities.

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Seattle Design Festival 2016+

BUILD shares their recommendations for Seattle Design Festival 2016.

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Ten More Interviews for ARCADE+

BUILD completes another 10 interviews for ARCADE Magazine.

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The Modern List Seattle+

BUILD share's their annual list of new spots around Seattle for the design-minded local and traveler alike.

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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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The Working Model+

BUILD reviews the usefulness of the working model as a communication tool.

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Working At Cross Purposes; Seattle’s Affordability Crisis+

BUILD takes a serious look at Seattle's housing crisis and makes a bold proposal.

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Creating Communities That Last; An Interview with Lake Union Partners, Part 2+

BUILD interviews Seattle developers Lake Union Partners for ARCADE Magazine.

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Lessons From London+

Design observations from BUILD's visit to London.

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Lagom, in Life and in Architecture+

BUILD delves into the concept of lagom, which (in the U.S.) is easier done than said.

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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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Diagramming for Complex Projects+

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

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The BUILD Office+

BUILD gives the official interior tour of their new office.

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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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BUILD Year in Review+

BUILD takes a look back at the past twelve months.

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Elevation Lessons From the Masters+

BUILD takes some important elevation design cues from 5 modern masters.

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Circumstances, Expectations and Trust; An Interview with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Part 2+

BUILD shares part 2 of their interview with Peter Bohlin and Ray Calabro of BCJ.

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The Importance of Interpretation+

BUILD cracks the code on cracking the building code.

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Scalable Modernism+

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

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Starvitecture is the New Starchitecture+

There are Architects. There are Starchitects. Then there are Starvitects.

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Affordability and Livability is in Our Hands+

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

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The Architecture of the Future is Layering+

BUILD takes a look at examples of layered urban architecture.

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Introducing the BUILD Case Study House 2016+

BUILD introduces the latest Case Study House project.

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Craft of Tropical Modernism, an Interview with Mark de Reus, Part 2+

BUILD sits down with Mark de Reus to discuss his practice and passion for tropical modernism.

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Case Study House 2014 Furniture Specifications+

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

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Custom vs. Customized+

BUILD tackles the benefits of custom and customizing architectural elements.

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Urban Development Strategies: Design & Permitting+

BUILD unpacks the lessons learned from developing, designing, building, and occupying their very own project. (Part 2)

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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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The Sensibility of Circulation Volumes+

BUILD covers the programmatic and aesthetic advantages of grouping circulation spaces in houses and buildings.

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