Architectures

Planned Communities+

[Photo by BUILD LLC] Planned communities are a double-edge sword.  The greatest models exemplify harmony with nature, consistency of good...

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The Architecture of Discretion+

BUILD explores an incredible collaboration; wine and architecture.

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Architecture and Purity+

[MARCO photo by leckan18] We recently spent some time down in Monterrey Mexico, and although it’s the country’s third largest...

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Active Silence+

BUILD reflects on the architecture of active silence.

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Hilltowns vs. Tract Home Developments+

BUILD analyzes the similarities and vast differences between hilltowns and suburbia.

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Detached Accessory Dwelling Units+

BUILD discusses new ways of using the finite land within the city limits.

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Alternative Dwellings+

BUILD takes a sober look at the advantages, disadvantages, and quirks of mobile living.

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In Defense of Preservation+

BUILD shares their thoughts on the harmony between preservation and modernism.

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Modern Condominium Build-Out+

Construction of a condominium interior in downtown Seattle. The project uses new cabinets, new finishes and features a translucent shower...

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Interior Screening+

BUILD shares their simple strategies for optimizing texture and light in a recent urban condo build-out.

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Pre-Fab Houses Don’t Work+

BUILD weighs in on the perpetually hot topic of pre-fab architecture.

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Learning from Legos+

BUILD gives LEGO the credit they deserve.

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Arthur Erickson: Pacific Northwest Modern Master+

BUILD pays homage to one of the Northwest's great architects.

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Raising the Bar #3: Well Executed Townhomes+

BUILD highlights some bar-raising townhome developments popping up around the city.

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Raising the Bar #2: Super-Markets+

BUILD takes note of the possibilities (and the reality) of supermarket design here and abroad.

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Evolutions in Graffiti+

BUILD encounters the changing nature of street art during some recent travels.

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Trafficscapes+

BUILD discusses the nature of modern transportation.

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BUILD build-out+

BUILD completes its new office interior.

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Liberated Architecture+

BUILD explores Buenos Aires.

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Structures of the Andes: Architecture without Architects+

BUILD looks at architecture designed without architects and how pragmatic and utilitarian it can become.

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The Architecture of Significance+

BUILD looks at the patience, thoughtfulness and intentionality that goes into making a space significant.

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The Wineries of Mendoza+

BUILD wines and dines its way through the Argentinean landscape.

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Mid-Century Modern Remodel+

Updating a 1950's mid-century modern home in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood with modern materials and methods.

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4 Cities in South America+

BUILD shows excerpts from our latest trip to South America.

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On the Radar+

This weeks On the Radar post explores what the focus of society conscious architects are discussing.

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Borderscapes+

BUILD looks at the borders of nature, and architecture coalescing to define a region.

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The Work of Gert Wingårdh+

BUILD sizes up the Scandinavian architect Gert Wingårdh and what we might learn from these projects.

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AIA Seattle: 2008 Honor Award Winners for Washington Architecture+

BUILD dresses up and attends the 2008 AIA Seattle honor awards.

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Models for Low-Rise Multi-Family Housing: U.S.+

BUILD's second blog post looking at how to align the needs of multi-family housing in a cost effective way....

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Models for Low-Rise Multi-Family Housing: Europe+

BUILD looks at how Europe has and is addressing multi-family housing projects.

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