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The Prescient Work of Vladimir Ossipoff+

BUILD brushes up on the relatable work and ideas of Vladimir Ossipoff.

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Architectural Steel Design+

BUILD outlines their most important design guidelines for architectural steel design.

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Evolution of the Modern Entertainment Wall+

BUILD strikes design harmony between the flat screen and the firebox.

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Running the Numbers of a Design Monoculture+

BUILD looks into the statistics of small, medium and large firms in the architecture and engineering industry.

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Strategies for Interior Wood Finishes+

BUILD outlines the design methods for balancing the use of 3 different interior woods.

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Timeless Representations + Modern Technology+

BUILD discusses the magic balance between timeless representation methods and modern technologies.

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Tricks of the Trade: Architectural Guardrails+

BUILD discusses some aesthetically pleasing strategies for guardrail design

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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 Curated Residence+

BUILD introduces their recently completed modern residence in Magnolia.

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The Art of the Nonconforming Stair+

BUILD explores an important exception in the building code for vertical circulation.

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Architecture By Volumes+

BUILD approaches the design of a recent residence guided by volumetric relationships.

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The Working Model+

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

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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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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares the newest adds to their website, both in project and people.

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The Hidden Beauty of Framing+

BUILD recites the secret poetics of architecture’s hardest worker.

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Diagramming for Complex Projects+

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

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Architectural Rotations+

BUILD adds a twist to some of their latest designs.

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5 Reasons for Multigenerational Living+

BUILD brings the family back together.

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Designing Systems+

BUILD outlines why designing systems is just as important as designing houses.

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The BUILD Office+

BUILD gives the official interior tour of their new office.

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Case Study House Comparison+

BUILD reviews some surprising Case Study House similarities.

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The Function and Aesthetics of Cantilevers+

BUILD discusses the merits of hanging out with cantilevers.

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Original vs. Copy, A Case for Knock-offs+

BUILD reviews furniture examples where the knock-off might be more authentic than the original.

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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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The Myth of the Gourmet Kitchen+

BUILD discusses why you don't need a gourmet kitchen to cook great food.

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