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The Science of Architecture+

BUILD shares thoughts on the science, not art, of architecture.

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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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CSH 2014 Modern Siding Techniques+

BUILD runs through the concepts and techniques in modern exterior siding at the CSH2014.

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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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BUILD Book Review+

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

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What We Learned From Staying in a Frank Lloyd Wright+

BUILD takes their architect's lens (and tape measure) to a FLW house.

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CSH 2014 Construction Progress+

BUILD shares the latest progress at the CSH 2014.

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An Open Letter to Building Departments+

BUILD expresses concerns on the building permit process.

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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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Architects and Usefulness, A New Year’s Resolution+

BUILD shares a new year's resolution for 2015.

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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.

Read More+ 6 months ago

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.

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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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Notes on the Nature of Perfection+

BUILD addresses the notion of perfection in design and construction.

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Defining a Construction Budget; The 2014 Cheat Sheet+

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

Read More+ 9 months ago

Is Radiant In-Floor Heat Right for Your Home?+

BUILD explains in-floor radiant heat systems and lists the advantages and disadvantages.

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Modernism Beyond the Shed Roof+

BUILD introduces some new roof structures to the modernist kit-of-parts.

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Property Research Cheat Sheet+

BUILD publishes their property research questions as a handy one-page cheat sheet.

Read More+ 10 months ago

A Sequence of Experiences+

BUILD explains the deliberate design moves of approaching a house.

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10 Architectural Features That Should Be Taken Out Of Rotation+

BUILD officially takes 10 architectural features out of the design vernacular.

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Introducing the BUILD Case Study House 2014+

Road maps, the illusion of blank canvases, and plurality; important aspects of the 2014 BUILD Case Study House.

Read More+ 11 months ago

Shearwalls 101: Why You Can’t Have a Window There+

BUILD explains why walls are sometimes better than windows.

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Roof Decks Over Conditioned Area+

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

Read More+ 1 year ago

Personal Financing for Residential Clients+

BUILD opens up the vault on recommendations for construction financing.

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Mud & Laundry Room Design+

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

Read More+ 1 year 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+ 1 year 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+ 1 year ago