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Case Study House 2016 Kitchen Appliance Package+

BUILD kicks the tires on their most current kitchen appliance specification.

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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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Strategies for Interior Wood Finishes+

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

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Tricks of the Trade: Architectural Guardrails+

BUILD discusses some aesthetically pleasing strategies for guardrail design

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Architecture By Volumes+

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

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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.

Read More+ 6 months ago

A Residential Guide to Spray Foam Insulation+

BUILD reviews the use of spray foam insulation at the Case Study House 2016.

Read More+ 7 months ago

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.

Read More+ 8 months ago

Lagom, in Life and in Architecture+

BUILD delves into the concept of lagom, which (in the U.S.) is easier done than said.

Read More+ 8 months ago

The Hidden Beauty of Framing+

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

Read More+ 9 months ago

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.

Read More+ 10 months ago
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Case Study House Comparison+

BUILD reviews some surprising Case Study House similarities.

Read More+ 10 months ago

The Function and Aesthetics of Cantilevers+

BUILD discusses the merits of hanging out with cantilevers.

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The Myth of the Gourmet Kitchen+

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

Read More+ 11 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+ 1 year ago

Craft of Tropical Modernism, an Interview with Mark de Reus, Part 2+

BUILD sits down with Mark de Reus to discuss his practice and passion for tropical modernism.

Read More+ 1 year ago

Case Study House 2014 Furniture Specifications+

BUILD spells out the specs for a recent modern furniture package.

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Custom vs. Customized+

BUILD tackles the benefits of custom and customizing architectural elements.

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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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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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Micro-housing Analysis & Opinion+

BUILD shares their thoughts on the growing micro-housing trend.

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Landscaping Strategies for the Modern Home+

BUILD shares landscaping tips for the modern, urban home.

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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.

Read More+ 2 years ago