modern architecture

How Long Does it Take to Design a Custom Home?+

BUILD addresses the timeline of single-family residential design.

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Lagom, in Life and in Architecture+

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

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The New Era of Architectural Embellishment+

BUILD offers a distinction between building and ornament in response to a new era of architecture.

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares the newest adds to their website, both in project and people.

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The Hidden Beauty of Framing+

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

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Diagramming for Complex Projects+

3 complex projects put BUILD's diagramming capabilities to the test.

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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.

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The BUILD Office+

BUILD gives the official interior tour of their new office.

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Case Study House Comparison+

BUILD reviews some surprising Case Study House similarities.

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The Function and Aesthetics of Cantilevers+

BUILD discusses the merits of hanging out with cantilevers.

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Contextual Doesn’t Mean Copying+

BUILD takes a look at projects that honor the past by paying respect to context.

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Burnt vs. Stained+

BUILD experiments with treating exterior cedar siding.

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The Myth of the Gourmet Kitchen+

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

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BUILD Year in Review+

BUILD takes a look back at the past twelve months.

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Circumstances, Expectations and Trust; An Interview with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Part 2+

BUILD shares part 2 of their interview with Peter Bohlin and Ray Calabro of BCJ.

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The Importance of Interpretation+

BUILD cracks the code on cracking the building code.

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Scalable Modernism+

BUILD shares the top five modern strategies that work at all scales.

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Starvitecture is the New Starchitecture+

There are Architects. There are Starchitects. Then there are Starvitects.

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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.

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The Architecture of the Future is Layering+

BUILD takes a look at examples of layered urban architecture.

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Introducing the BUILD Case Study House 2016+

BUILD introduces the latest Case Study House project.

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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.

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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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Urban Development Strategies: Design & Permitting+

BUILD unpacks the lessons learned from developing, designing, building, and occupying their very own project. (Part 2)

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Urban Development Strategies: Planning & Programming+

BUILD unpacks the lessons learned from developing, designing, building, and occupying their very own project. (Part 1)

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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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The Modern List Melbourne+

BUILD explores the must-dos in Melbourne, Australia for the modernist traveler.

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