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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...

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Explorations in Stair Design+

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

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A New Model for Rural Dwellings+

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

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5 Modern Kitchen Designs & Principles+

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

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Windows, Roof Overhangs, and Headers+

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

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Modern Base Transitions+

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

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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...

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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+ 11 months ago

Design Strategies for Kitchen Hood Venting+

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

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Veneering 101+

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

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Modern Transitions+

BUILD uncovers a new stair and material transition detail.

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The Process of Commercial Work+

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

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BUILD Status Report+

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

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Marking the Jobsite+

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

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Lessons in Tile+

BUILD shares the latest standards driving their bathroom design.

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

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

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Rhythm of Architecture, Part II+

BUILD continues the research and exploration of modernism with rhythm.

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Glass Box in the Forest+

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

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