design process

The Questions of Cooking; A Guest Post by Aaron Freedman, Appliance Sherpa+

Appliance Sherpa, Aaron Freedman, answers the important questions on cooking appliances.

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares what's been keeping their office abuzz since the start of 2014.

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Roof Decks Over Conditioned Area+

BUILD draws out 5 design strategies for decks over living spaces.

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A Student’s Guide to the Architectural Portfolio+

5 Timeless guidelines for every design portfolio

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Personal Financing for Residential Clients+

BUILD opens up the vault on recommendations for construction financing.

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The Selection Process of Design+

BUILD spells out 5 filters and considerations that aid architects and homeowners in the selection process.

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On the Radar+

BUILD's radar blips for Spring 2014.

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Mud & Laundry Room Design+

BUILD offers up the dirt on modern mud & laundry rooms.

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Navigating the Hills of Affordable Housing; An Interview With David Baker, Part 2+

BUILD sits down to chat with David Baker, San Francisco architect and urbanite.

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Explorations in Stair Design+

BUILD takes a trip upstairs and defines some Scandinavian influenced strategies for experimental design.

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A Design Guide to the Super Bowl+

Full design coverage for the 2014 Super Bowl.

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Modern, Cost-Effective Residential Hardware+

BUILD spells out their favorite hardware specifications for residential architecture.

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares the ins and outs of what's been buzzing around the office in their final status report for...

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BUILD Introduces…BUILDbot+

BUILD gets their feet wet in the world of makers.

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5 Modern Kitchen Designs & Principles+

BUILD outlines 5 important principles of kitchen design and highlights 5 designed, built and in-use examples.

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Windows, Roof Overhangs, and Headers+

BUILD covers 5 projects where the windows, roof overhangs and headers play well together.

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The Down & Dirty of Sustainable Design+

BUILD dismisses the glamor and gloss of the “green” movement and describes the gritty (and sometimes dull) reality of true...

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Meeting the Energy Code Without Blowing the Budget or Compromising Aesthetics+

BUILD gets transparent with 5 strategies to tackle the energy code aesthetically and cost-effectively.

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Social Media in the Post-Recession Economy+

BUILD shares their strategies for using the ever-increasing tools for connecting and sharing.

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50 Proverbs for Design+

Words of wisdom that get BUILD through the day.

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Furniture for Modern Architecture+

BUILD shares their 20 picks for residential furnishings.

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Design Strategies for Kitchen Hood Venting+

BUILD breaks down kitchen hood venting to a science and highlights a new solution.

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Veneering 101+

BUILD explains the beauty of the SPD veneering process for cabinet packages.

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Modern Transitions+

BUILD uncovers a new stair and material transition detail.

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Designing For All The Senses: Interview with Joshua Aidlin (Part II)+

BUILD shares the second half of their chat with Josh Aidlin of the San Francisco firm Aidlin Darling Design.

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The Process of Commercial Work+

BUILD explains the design process of commercial projects in 10 steps.

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Seattle Design Festival 2013+

BUILD shares their list of must-sees for this year's Seattle Design Festival.

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Sometimes Dumber is Smarter+

BUILD shares one of the many counter-intuitive measures of modernism.

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On the Radar+

BUILD shares the latest and greatest inspiring blips on their radar.

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Why We Still Model…By Hand+

BUILD breaks down their rationale behind making physical models.

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Ridge Beams and Ridge Boards: Modern Structural Solutions for A-Frames+

BUILD spells out the distinctions between ridge beams and ridge boards in modern A-frame construction.

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BUILD Status Report+

The latest on what's been keeping BUILD buzzing all summer long.

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