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Roof Decks Over Conditioned Area+

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

Read More+ 8 days ago

Personal Financing for Residential Clients+

BUILD opens up the vault on recommendations for construction financing.

Read More+ 22 days ago

Mud & Laundry Room Design+

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

Read More+ 50 days ago
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Explorations in Stair Design+

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

Read More+ 71 days ago
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A New Model for Rural Dwellings+

4 Exceptional examples of modern rural dwellings and the similarities that make them so.

Read More+ 92 days ago

5 Modern Kitchen Designs & Principles+

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

Read More+ 120 days ago
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Windows, Roof Overhangs, and Headers+

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

Read More+ 127 days ago

Modern Base Transitions+

BUILD covers a handful of tricky situations for modern base detailing.

Read More+ 134 days ago
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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...

Read More+ 141 days ago

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.

Read More+ 148 days ago

Design Strategies for Kitchen Hood Venting+

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

Read More+ 190 days ago

Veneering 101+

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

Read More+ 197 days ago

Modern Transitions+

BUILD uncovers a new stair and material transition detail.

Read More+ 204 days ago
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The Process of Commercial Work+

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

Read More+ 211 days ago

BUILD Status Report+

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

Read More+ 243 days ago

Marking the Jobsite+

BUILD shares their latest tips on fine-tuning the design-build process.

Read More+ 246 days ago

Lessons in Tile+

BUILD shares the latest standards driving their bathroom design.

Read More+ 253 days ago

CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 3: Lofts, Mezzanine & Deck+

BUILD wraps up the creativeLIVE tenant improvement with part 3 of the series.

Read More+ 260 days ago

Rhythm of Architecture, Part II+

BUILD continues the research and exploration of modernism with rhythm.

Read More+ 274 days ago
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Glass Box in the Forest+

BUILD gets transparent with some technicalities and design moves of a recently completed project.

Read More+ 281 days ago

Poetics of Ordinary+

BUILD admires the simplicity and poetry of ordinary objects used in extraordinary ways.

Read More+ 288 days ago

The Rationale of Feng Shui in Architecture+

BUILD spells out the 10 most practiced guidelines of Feng Shui

Read More+ 295 days ago

The Importance of Concept+

BUILD shares the importance of a concept, and reveals the one driving their latest project.

Read More+ 309 days ago

Reusing Stone and Brick+

BUILD spells out the pros and cons of reusing existing brick and stone on a project.

Read More+ 316 days ago

Foundation Mono-pours+

BUILD's primer on the mono-pour.

Read More+ 323 days ago

BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares the latest projects, events, and activity buzzing around the office.

Read More+ 327 days ago

An Incremental Evolution of Design+

Specific, controlled modifications are the key to BUILD's evolution of design.

Read More+ 330 days ago

SPD Project Update+

BUILD reveals the project that's currently keeping the SPD shop buzzing.

Read More+ 334 days ago

SPD Cabinet & Furniture Shop Developments+

BUILD catches up with the guys at SPD to get the lowdown on the latest shop happenings.

Read More+ 344 days ago

Permeable surfaces+

Exterior surfaces that let rain water through, and 3 of BUILD's favorite products that do so.

Read More+ 358 days ago

A Tale of Two Grids+

BUILD covers the hidden poetry of grids that don't align.

Read More+ 372 days ago

BUILD Book Report+

BUILD catches up on their reading and shares some new favorites.

Read More+ 376 days ago