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S2V 2015+

BUILD recaps the sixth consecutive ride from Seattle to Vancouver.

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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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Operable Glass Walls+

BUILD opens up on operable glass walls.

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BUILD Book Review+

BUILD shares reviews on some of the latest books to hit their shelves.

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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.

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BUILD Status Report+

The latest in-house buzz at BUILD World Headquarters.

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The Significance of Local Craftsmanship+

BUILD puts their money where there mouth is and gets a new road bike.

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A Modern Guide to Windows+

BUILD deconstructs the basics of windows for the modern home.

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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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The Multiple Roles of the Kitchen Island+

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

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Timeless Design as Sustainability+

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

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The Beautifully Boring Box+

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

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A Student’s Guide to the Architectural Internship+

BUILD lays out 10 tips for students looking to get the most out of their summer internship.

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BUILD Book Review+

BUILD's quick, yet thorough review of the latest stack of design on their shelves.

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The Importance of Urban Mapping: A Site Study at First Central Station+

BUILD introduces their latest commercial project on the boards, and shares the layered studies behind the design.

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Program, Plan, and Square Feet+

BUILD crunches some real numbers behind residential square footage.

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Architects and Usefulness, A New Year’s Resolution+

BUILD shares a new year's resolution for 2015.

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares their last status report of 2014.

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The Art and Architecture of Baroque Scandinavian Modernism: Interview with Gert Wingårdh, Part 2+

BUILD shares part 2 of their ARCADE interview with Swedish architect, Gert Wingårdh.

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Inverting the Plan+

BUILD explores the inverted house plan.

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On the Radar+

BUILD shares the blips off their fall/winter radar.

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A Visual Guide to Stairs+

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

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The Craft of Physical Models: A Guest Post by Cale Wilber+

BUILD's summer intern shares thoughts and lessons about the handmade architectural model.

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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.

Read More+ 11 months ago

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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