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Inspiring, Educating, and Empowering Students for the Next Generation of Design: An Interview with Ruki Ravikumar, Part 1.+

BUILD interviews Ruki Ravikumar of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum about all things design and education.

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Inspiring, Educating, and Empowering Students for the Next Generation of Design: An Interview with Ruki Ravikumar, Part 2.+

BUILD interviews Ruki Ravikumar of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum about all things design and education.

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Gordon Walker Book Launch+

A passion project, a book launch, and some new photos of extraordinary design

Read More+ 2 months ago
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BUILD Status Report+

The scoop at BUILD on the 20-year mark

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The Design, Construction, and Lifestyle of Papali Wailea; an Interview with Ed Weinstein, Part 2+

BUILD talks with Ed Weinstein about what made the Papali Wailea project a success despite all the challenges.

Read More+ 5 months ago
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How the Maker Movement Fails+

After a trip to NYC, BUILD notices a blind spot in the maker movement.

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Defining a Construction Budget; The 2019 Cheat Sheet+

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

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The DNA of Planned Communities+

BUILD studies 3 planned communities and gets to their essential DNA.

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Architecture as Urban Puzzle Piece+

BUILD reviews their latest multi-family project and the complexities of getting it realized.

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S2V 2018+

BUILD recaps the 9th annual charity bike ride to Vancouver, BC.

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Why Seattle’s New Early Community Outreach Requirement Will Actually Damage the City+

BUILD explains why Seattle's new Early Community Outreach Requirement is a terrible layer of bureaucracy for a city in...

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A BUILD Shift+

BUILD shares the latest shift in their mission, their work, and their identity.

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The Park Modern Turns 10+

The Park Modern building gets its 10-year performance review.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Architectural Origins, Educations and Risks; A Conversation with Steven Holl and Ed Weinstein, Part 2+

BUILD interviews master architects Steven Holl and Ed Weinstein for ARCADE Magazine.

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Curbless Shower Guide+

BUILD shares the next guide in their manual series: the curbless shower detail.

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Header Alignment Guide+

BUILD’s guide to achieving alignment at windows, doors, and siding.

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Flush Base Guide+

A step by step guide on the design and install of BUILD’s flush base detail 

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Case Study 2017 Stairs+

BUILD reviews 5 stair conditions of the Case Study House 2017.

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Case Study House 2016 Exterior+

BUILD takes a technical look at the CSH2016 landscape and hardscape plan.

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Advanced Rainscreen Envelope Detailing+

BUILD pushes and pulls rainscreen detailing on the Pham Residence.

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Designing the College Campus—Past, Present, and Future; An Interview with Rebecca Barnes & Kristine Kenney, Part 2+

BUILD discusses influence, experience, and the future of Seattle with UW's campus architect & landscape architect.

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The Bill Buxton Primer+

BUILD gears up to interview renaissance man, Bill Buxton.

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The Sensible, Modern Cabin+

BUILD identifies the sweet spot of design-forward cabin architecture.

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The Logic of Elevation Design+

BUILD reviews the modern envelope strategies of their latest project in Bellevue.

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The Easter Eggs of Architecture+

BUILD covers an example of a pleasant design surprise in the Case Study House 2016.

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A Dozen Lesser Known Houses You Should Know About+

BUILD reviews 12 influential houses that get too little attention in the design world.

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Case Study House 2016 Interiors+

BUILD reviews the interior design and specifications of the CSH2016.

Read More+ 3 years ago
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Three Structures, Four Roof Types+

BUILD examines a variety of roof assemblies on the Magnolia House + Guesthouse.

Read More+ 3 years ago

How Much Energy is Saved by Reusing a Foundation?+

BUILD runs the numbers on the energy savings of down-and-dirty sustainability

Read More+ 3 years ago