BUILD discusses influence, experience, and the future of Seattle with UW's campus architect & landscape architect.
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...
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
The Building Blocks of A Forward Thinking City+
BUILD documents a handful of projects that are saving the urban fabric
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.
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.
The DNA of Planned Communities+
BUILD studies 3 planned communities and gets to their essential DNA.
How Long Does it Take to Design a Custom Home?+
BUILD addresses the timeline of single-family residential design.
The Process of Commercial Work+
BUILD explains the design process of commercial projects in 10 steps.
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.
The Art and Architecture of Baroque Scandinavian Modernism: Interview with Gert Wingårdh, Part 1+
Back in 2014, BUILD met with Swedish architect Gert Wingårdh at his Stockholm headquarters to discuss his impressive roster of...
Density Doesn’t Have to be Scary+
BUILD discusses the challenges and opportunities of increased density in our single family neighborhoods.
Living Large with a Small Footprint+
BUILD establishes a new model for the modern cottage
Design, Context and Delight: Explanations of the Built Environment with Kate Ascher / Part 1+
BUILD interviews Kate Ascher for ARCADE Magazine.
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...