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A Responsive Architecture+

BUILD photographs and discusses the components of Pacific Northwest regionalism

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23 November, 2020
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People, Nature, and the Balance of Poiesis: An Interview with Stein Halvorsen+

BUILD heads to Norway to speak with master architect, Stein Halvorsen.

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19 October, 2020

Reading the Architectural Photo+

BUILD covers five types of architectural photos and what makes them distinct

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28 September, 2020

Case Study House 2016, Phase 2+

BUILD reviews the hardscapes of the CSH2016 project

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10 August, 2020
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Architecture Against All Odds+

The heroic efforts and achievements of master architect, Paul Revere Williams

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27 July, 2020
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The Building Blocks of A Forward Thinking City+

BUILD documents a handful of projects that are saving the urban fabric

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13 July, 2020
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An Architect, A Book, and an Opportunity+

BUILD promotes a new book on the work of Paul Kirk

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6 July, 2020

Norma Merrick Sklarek: A Gentle and Indomitable Force+

BUILD covers the work of architectural hero, Norma Merrick Sklarek

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29 June, 2020
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Black Lives Matter: Complicity and Accountability+

BUILD calls out its own complicity and accountability with a commitment to course correction

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22 June, 2020

A Design Student’s Guide to the Pandemic+

BUILD expands on ten ideas to turn pandemic lemons into lemonade

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12 May, 2020
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Two Critical Questions for Important People+

BUILD reaches out to their heroes for insight on our changing society

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28 April, 2020
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Design Guide for the Home Office+

BUILD covers design ideas for the work-from-home lifestyle

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14 April, 2020
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The Sweet Spot of Development+

BUILD discusses the optimal permitting path for small developments

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17 March, 2020
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There’s No Such Thing as a Single Family Lot Anymore in Seattle+

BUILD discusses the new paradigm of land ownership in Seattle

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17 February, 2020

The Future is Community+

BUILD concludes that creating, fostering, and maintaining community will be a dominant design focus in the next decade.

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14 January, 2020
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City vs. State+

BUILD calls out a resource wasting overlap of our governing bodies

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17 December, 2019
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Paring Down to the Essence+

BUILD documents the specifications and finishes for a strikingly minimal residence

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26 November, 2019
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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