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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...

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7 December, 2022

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

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8 November, 2022
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The Worthwhile Challenge of Small Multi-Family Buildings+

BUILD praises small multi-family buildings and the teams that develop them.

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25 October, 2022
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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.

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11 October, 2022
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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...

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20 June, 2022
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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...

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7 June, 2022
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Finding the Spirit of a Project; An Interview with Richard Garfield+

BUILD visits Portland and speaks with Richard Garfield about his time with Kahn.

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9 May, 2022
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The Mess of it All+

BUILD discovers the beauty of a city’s outdoor dining shelters

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26 April, 2022
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Designing Social and Environmental Equity: An Interview with Michael Zaretsky+

BUILD visits the U of O and speaks with the head of the Department of Architecture and Environment, Michael...

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18 April, 2022
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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.

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20 March, 2022
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The Life and Death of Architecture in the Media+

BUILD calls attention to the shrinking coverage of architecture in newspapers and magazines.

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14 February, 2022
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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.

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25 January, 2022

BUILD is Searching for Well-Rounded Designers+

BUILD is searching for thoughtful and rigorous designers who are interested in joining our team.

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18 January, 2022
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Paul Hayden Kirk and the Puget Sound School+

BUILD announces the launch of a significant new book on Pacific Northwest architecture.

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10 January, 2022
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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...

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15 December, 2021
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The Architectural Pilgrimage+

BUILD explains the importance of the architectural pilgrimage and covers a recent trip to the Mount Angel Abbey

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29 November, 2021
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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...

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2 November, 2021
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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.

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25 October, 2021
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The Hidden Gems of Washington Architecture+

After a summer of adventure, BUILD reveals a dozen out-of-the way design destinations

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12 October, 2021
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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...

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13 September, 2021
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Ten Design Lessons from Paul Kirk and the Puget Sound School+

BUILD discusses ten important lessons learned from Pacific Northwest Mid-Century Modern Masters

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23 August, 2021
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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...

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9 August, 2021
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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...

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28 July, 2021
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The Business of the Building Code+

BUILD analyzes and presents 50 years of building code metrics.

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31 May, 2021
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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.

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10 May, 2021
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Resuscitating the Built Environment Post-COVID-19+

Important people weigh-in about the best ways the City and building department can support the design and construction industries as...

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29 March, 2021

Frogs in Slowly Boiling Water: Building Permitting in Seattle+

BUILD compares permitting in Seattle with significant events

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15 March, 2021
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Believing in Architecture+

BUILD sits down with Master Architect Billie Tsien to discuss the American Folk Art Museum and the Barnes Foundation in...

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8 March, 2021