Mid-Century Modern

A Sequence of Experiences+

BUILD explains the deliberate design moves of approaching a house.

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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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On the Radar+

BUILD's radar blips for Spring 2014.

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Mud & Laundry Room Design+

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

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares the ins and outs of what's been buzzing around the office in their final status report for...

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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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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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Furniture for Modern Architecture+

BUILD shares their 20 picks for residential furnishings.

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Design Strategies for Kitchen Hood Venting+

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

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Modern Transitions+

BUILD uncovers a new stair and material transition detail.

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Ridge Beams and Ridge Boards: Modern Structural Solutions for A-Frames+

BUILD spells out the distinctions between ridge beams and ridge boards in modern A-frame construction.

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BUILD Status Report+

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

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Reusing Stone and Brick+

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

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BUILD Status Report+

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

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An Incremental Evolution of Design+

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

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On the Radar+

Get inspired with the latest blips hitting BUILD's radar.

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BUILD Book Report+

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

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BUILD Status Report+

What BUILD's been up to, both in and out of the office.

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The Modern List Colorado+

BUILD checks in with the latest happenings in Denver and Boulder on a recent trip.

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Architectural Animations+

BUILD checks out some eye-catching architectural animations and videography.

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Classic MCM Gets a Warm, Modern Update+

3 key features of updating a fantastic mid-century modern for the 21st century.

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Favorite Design Film Roundup+

BUILD takes an office-wide poll on favorite design films.

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Reflections + Projections+

BUILD makes some notes on 2012 and looks ahead to 2013.

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On The Radar+

BUILD's end of the year roundup of people, places, and things you should know about.

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Presidential Architecture+

BUILD checks out some noteworthy Presidential Architecture around the globe this Election Season.

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SPD Cabinet & Furniture Shop Developments+

SPD gets a new website, a new shop space and an open house.

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Northwest Usonian, Part III+

BUILD gets a peek inside the third (and final) Frank Lloyd Wright home in Washington State.

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A Mid-Century Modern Catalog+

BUILD catalogs lessons and tips for remodeling Mid-Century Modern homes in one, tidy post.

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A Guide to Cover Photos+

BUILD covers the art and science of cover photos.

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