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Limitations as Design Opportunities+

BUILD illustrates how thoughtful architecture can turn challenging land-use codes into a harmonious building

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6 November, 2019
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The Ted Smith Primer, 5 Important Works+

BUILD heads to San Diego to hunt the projects of Ted Smith

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15 October, 2019
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Sommarstuga Study: How the Scandinavians Have Mastered the Art of the Summerhouse+

BUILD takes a Scandinavian road trip and gets to the bottom of the summerhouse

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1 October, 2019

Purpose and the 2019 Seattle to Vancouver ride+

BUILD covers a weekend of camaraderie, fitness, and fundraising

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17 September, 2019
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Two Noteworthy Houses by Gordon Walker:
A Perspective by Andrew van Leeuwen+

BUILD covers additional work of a Pacific Northwest modern master

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6 August, 2019
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Inspiring, Educating, and Empowering Students for the Next Generation of Design: An Interview with Ruki Ravikumar, Part 1.+

BUILD interviews Ruki Ravikumar of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum about all things design and education.

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16 July, 2019
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Inspiring, Educating, and Empowering Students for the Next Generation of Design: An Interview with Ruki Ravikumar, Part 2.+

BUILD interviews Ruki Ravikumar of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum about all things design and education.

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11 July, 2019
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Gordon Walker Book Launch+

A passion project, a book launch, and some new photos of extraordinary design

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11 June, 2019
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BUILD Status Report+

The scoop at BUILD on the 20-year mark

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7 May, 2019

Why Seattle’s Small Multi-Family Buildings and the Firms That Create Them are on the Endangered Species List+

BUILD explains the expensive and time-consuming process of entitling and permitting multifamily projects in Seattle

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29 April, 2019
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The Design, Construction, and Lifestyle of Papali Wailea; an Interview with Ed Weinstein, Part 2+

BUILD talks with Ed Weinstein about what made the Papali Wailea project a success despite all the challenges.

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21 March, 2019
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How the Maker Movement Fails+

After a trip to NYC, BUILD notices a blind spot in the maker movement.

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19 March, 2019
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Defining a Construction Budget; The 2019 Cheat Sheet+

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

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8 January, 2019
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The DNA of Planned Communities+

BUILD studies 3 planned communities and gets to their essential DNA.

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13 November, 2018
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Architecture as Urban Puzzle Piece+

BUILD reviews their latest multi-family project and the complexities of getting it realized.

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2 October, 2018

S2V 2018+

BUILD recaps the 9th annual charity bike ride to Vancouver, BC.

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26 September, 2018

Why Seattle’s New Early Community Outreach Requirement Will Actually Damage the City+

BUILD explains why Seattle's new Early Community Outreach Requirement is a terrible layer of bureaucracy for a city in...

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16 July, 2018
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A BUILD Shift+

BUILD shares the latest shift in their mission, their work, and their identity.

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1 March, 2018
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The Park Modern Turns 10+

The Park Modern building gets its 10-year performance review.

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14 February, 2018
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Open Letter to the Mayor+

BUILD offers up some important facts, experience, and perspective to Seattle's new mayor

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24 January, 2018
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Architectural Origins, Educations and Risks; A Conversation with Steven Holl and Ed Weinstein, Part 2+

BUILD interviews master architects Steven Holl and Ed Weinstein for ARCADE Magazine.

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15 January, 2018

Curbless Shower Guide+

BUILD shares the next guide in their manual series: the curbless shower detail.

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3 January, 2018
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Seattle’s Housing Crisis: Encouraging Better Development+

BUILD gathers some well-informed feedback from a community of experts on the future of Seattle's development.

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16 November, 2017

Header Alignment Guide+

BUILD’s guide to achieving alignment at windows, doors, and siding.

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1 November, 2017
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Seattle’s Housing Crisis: Getting the Facts Straight+

BUILD rounds up the facts on some critical issues in Seattle.

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18 October, 2017

S2V 2017+

BUILD covers the 8th annual Seattle to Vancouver charity ride.

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4 October, 2017

Flush Base Guide+

A step by step guide on the design and install of BUILD’s flush base detail 

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13 September, 2017
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A Decade of the BUILD Blog+

A look back at the past decade of the BUILD Blog, and the toward the future ahead.

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9 August, 2017