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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.

Read More+ 3 weeks ago

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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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 BUILD Office+

BUILD gives the official interior tour of their new office.

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The Function and Aesthetics of Cantilevers+

BUILD discusses the merits of hanging out with cantilevers.

Read More+ 5 months ago

Burnt vs. Stained+

BUILD experiments with treating exterior cedar siding.

Read More+ 6 months ago

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.

Read More+ 6 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+ 9 months ago

Custom vs. Customized+

BUILD tackles the benefits of custom and customizing architectural elements.

Read More+ 10 months ago
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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)

Read More+ 10 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+ 11 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+ 1 year ago

BUILD Status Report+

The latest in-house buzz at BUILD World Headquarters.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Why We Build Case Study Houses+

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

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CSH 2014 Modern Siding Techniques+

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

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Timeless Design as Sustainability+

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

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CSH 2014 Construction Progress+

BUILD shares the latest progress at the CSH 2014.

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An Open Letter to Building Departments+

BUILD expresses concerns on the building permit process.

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Shoring 101+

BUILD shares some basic lessons on shoring.

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On the Radar+

BUILD shares the blips off their fall/winter radar.

Read More+ 2 years ago

A Visual Guide to Stairs+

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

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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.

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BUILD Status Report+

The latest happenings around the BUILD World Headquarters and beyond.

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Seattle Design Festival 2014+

BUILD shares their recommendations for Seattle Design Festival 2014.

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