BUILD studies 3 planned communities and gets to their essential DNA.
The Importance of a Feasibility Study—Single-Family Residence Edition+
BUILD explains how the feasibility study can navigate the complexities of searching for and buying property.
The Process of Commercial Work+
BUILD explains the design process of commercial projects in 10 steps.
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.
Designing the College Campus—Past, Present, and Future; An Interview with Rebecca Barnes & Kristine Kenney, Part 2+
BUILD discusses influence, experience, and the future of Seattle with UW's campus architect & landscape architect.
BUILD outlines why designing systems is just as important as designing houses.
The Process of Architecture+
BUILD describes the full process of how architecture comes together.
How Long Does it Take to Design a Custom Home?+
BUILD addresses the timeline of single-family residential design.
The Building Blocks of A Forward Thinking City+
BUILD documents a handful of projects that are saving the urban fabric
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
A Statement on Sustainability by BUILD LLC+
A statement addressing BUILD LLC's commitment to sensible design where durability, density, regionalism and timelessness are the most important factors...
Three Strategies BUILD Employees Use to Avoid the BIM Trap
Through the Lens of Architecture: An Interview with Laurie Hawkinson, SMU + U Architects+
BUILD talks with architect and Columbia professor Laurie Hawkinson about getting public projects, working with different types of clients, and...
Town & Country+
BUILD unveils a new model of home
The Delight in Finding Extraordinary Design+
BUILD discusses the pleasure of stumbling upon extraordinary design.
Solar Technology for Housing+
BUILD reviews solar technology at three scales of housing
Designing the Whole Idea; An Interview with AvroKO+
BUILD visits with AvroKO and discusses the continuity of design, self-propelled projects, and why it’s important to glue things down...
Make Me an Offer I Can’t Refuse; A Conversation with Greg Lundgren+
Last June, BUILD sat down with Renaissance man Greg Lundgren to discuss art, self-expression, and Seattle’s potential
The Worthwhile Challenge of Small Multi-Family Buildings+
BUILD praises small multi-family buildings and the teams that develop them.
Navigating the Hills of Affordable Housing; An Interview with Architect David Baker+
BUILD talks with architect David Baker about multifamily housing, affordability, and the bikeable city.
Sneaking Under the Fence: An Interview with Will Bruder+
Will Bruder discusses the move from Phoenix, his path to becoming an architect, and the projects currently on his...
A Quantity of Quality; An Interview with Stanley Saitowitz+
BUILD meets with architect Stanley Saitowitz to discuss his projects, the challenges of Modernism, and bringing good design to the...
BUILD’s New (Old) Favorite Building+
BUILD gets civilized and visits the TWA Hotel
Finding the Spirit of a Project; An Interview with Richard Garfield+
BUILD visits Portland and speaks with Richard Garfield about his time with Kahn.
The Mess of it All+
BUILD discovers the beauty of a city’s outdoor dining shelters
Designing for All the Senses; An Interview with Joshua Aidlin (Part I)+
BUILD sits down with Joshua Aidlin at his San Francisco office to discuss exploration in all creative mediums.
When the Dog Catches the Bumper; An Interview with Jared Della Valle (Part I)+
BUILD catches up with Jared Della Valle on the architect-as-developer model.
BUILD is Searching for Well-Rounded Designers+
BUILD is searching for thoughtful and rigorous designers who are interested in joining our team.
Paul Hayden Kirk and the Puget Sound School+
BUILD announces the launch of a significant new book on Pacific Northwest architecture.
Designing Pragmatism; An Interview with John Ronan+
BUILD talks with Chicago architect, John Ronan, about making significant contributions to the built environment and pulling art out of...
Balancing Green and Grey Infrastructure; An Interview with Seattle Arborist, Josh Petter+
BUILD talks with Master Arborist, Josh Petter, about the intersection between natural and built environments, how architects could work more...
Unraveling the Methods of Design & Construction; An Interview with Nader Tehrani, NADAAA+
BUILD talks with Nader Tehrani of NADAAA about transforming the design and building industry.
The Hidden Gems of Washington Architecture+
After a summer of adventure, BUILD reveals a dozen out-of-the way design destinations
Faith, Mindfulness and Dignity; The Work and Process of Studio Mumbai+
BUILD speaks with the wise and insightful Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai whose practice integrates architects and skilled craftspeople to...
Ten Design Lessons from Paul Kirk and the Puget Sound School+
BUILD discusses ten important lessons learned from Pacific Northwest Mid-Century Modern Masters
The Key to the Educational Kingdom: Personalization; A Conversation with Lorne McConachie+
BUILD recently sat down with master architect Lorne McConachie to discuss educational design, growing critical thinkers, and the importance of...
Making the Ordinary Extraordinary; An Interview with Will Bruder+
BUILD sits down with Master Architect, Will Bruder, to discuss pragmatism, the poetics of design, and learning to love the...
The Business of the Building Code+
BUILD analyzes and presents 50 years of building code metrics.