Summer arrived early and strong this year, bringing an extended heatwave upon our typically temperate city. While we’ve been doing our best to stay cool while enjoying the outdoors, we’re staying inspired and engaged with the growing resources for design out there in our increasingly connected world. Thanks to all who help us keep a pulse on things, and let us know what’s been hitting your design radar in the comments below.
The fifth annual S2V ride is coming up quick. This year’s jersey design keeps it simple and patriotic. #S2V2014
-thanks to Charles
Wrist watches are here to stay, and JORD designs sharp-looking classics made out of wood.
Klopf Architecture does a fantastic remodel of an Eichler-designed MCM home.
-thanks to Michelle
Another two modern structures on the chopping block to make way for the new wave of architecture, in D.C. and in NYC. Both designs by the Swiss-born modernist, William Lescaze.
An architecture blog that should be on everyone’s radar: Biber Architects.
-thanks to James Biber
The future of it all, complete with national tour.
-thanks to MakerHaus
Who doesn’t love a good gif? Some playful architecture themed ones we’re enjoying.
An inside peek into the glamorous life of architects. An international Day in the Life montage.
-thanks to Evan
35 Palaces Around the World, illustrated.
-thanks to Peter
Cross-pollination humor, for architecture and writing nerds alike.
-thanks to Charles
Draft drunk. Construct sober.
The annual Seattle Design Festival hits the streets, September 5-19th. This year’s theme: Design in Motion. #SDF2014
-thanks to Design in Public
The Little Free Library design/build competition, hosted by Architects Without Borders runs alongside SDF 2014. Registration ends August 1st and designs will be exhibited at the Seattle Design Festival.
-thanks to Architects Without Borders
Gorgeous, crisp photography of humans and architecture.
-thanks to Marianne
Modernism in the Pacific Northwest opened at the Seattle Art Museum last month. Check out the ways artists in the region contributed to the modern art movement. Runs through September 7th.
-thanks to Sandy
The current installation on exhibit at Suyama Space is a piece by Ian McMahon entitled, Cascade. Runs through August 15th.
-thanks to Suyama Space
Kinfolk Magazine marries gorgeous photography with adventure-inspiring content.
The Big List of Architecture, indexed by category. A handy resource for your browsing and bookmarking needs.
-thanks to WelisSat
Daily Overview’s stream takes us back to the days of our Scapes series on the BUILDblog v.1.0. A mesmerizing, delightful time sink.
And speaking of Instagram, we’ve officially jumped feet first into this photo-sharing platform. Check out what we’re up to in the on- and off-hours, @buildllc.
Cheers from Team BUILD