BUILD unveils a new model of home
Raising the Bar
Solar Technology for Housing+
BUILD reviews solar technology at three scales of housing
The Worthwhile Challenge of Small Multi-Family Buildings+
BUILD praises small multi-family buildings and the teams that develop them.
BUILD’s New (Old) Favorite Building+
BUILD gets civilized and visits the TWA Hotel
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...
Ten Design Lessons from Paul Kirk and the Puget Sound School+
BUILD discusses ten important lessons learned from Pacific Northwest Mid-Century Modern Masters
The Business of the Building Code+
BUILD analyzes and presents 50 years of building code metrics.
A Conversation with Nathan Torgelson, Director of the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections+
BUILD interviews the Commander in Chief of Seattle's Building Department
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...
Frogs in Slowly Boiling Water: Building Permitting in Seattle+
BUILD compares permitting in Seattle with significant events
City Building Departments: Inequality, Segregation, and the Homeless Crisis—Culpability and Accountability+
BUILD calls out building departments on their culpability
Modular Construction + Senior Housing+
BUILD interviews master architect Gordon Walker on the nature of senior housing.
The Building Blocks of A Forward Thinking City+
BUILD documents a handful of projects that are saving the urban fabric
Black Lives Matter: Complicity and Accountability+
BUILD calls out its own complicity and accountability with a commitment to course correction
Design Guide for the Home Office+
BUILD covers design ideas for the work-from-home lifestyle
The Sweet Spot of Development+
BUILD discusses the optimal permitting path for small developments
There’s No Such Thing as a Single Family Lot Anymore in Seattle+
BUILD discusses the new paradigm of land ownership in Seattle
City vs. State+
BUILD calls out a resource wasting overlap of our governing bodies
Limitations as Design Opportunities+
BUILD illustrates how thoughtful architecture can turn challenging land-use codes into a harmonious building
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 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.
How the Maker Movement Fails+
After a trip to NYC, BUILD notices a blind spot in the maker movement.
Defining a Construction Budget; The 2019 Cheat Sheet+
BUILD breaks down the construction and project costs for an uncertain economy with an update to the Construction Budget...
The DNA of Planned Communities+
BUILD studies 3 planned communities and gets to their essential DNA.
Architecture as Urban Puzzle Piece+
BUILD reviews their latest multi-family project and the complexities of getting it realized.
Why Seattle’s New Early Community Outreach Requirement Will Actually Damage the City+
BUILD explains why Seattle's new Early Community Outreach Requirement is a terrible layer of bureaucracy for a city in...
A BUILD Shift+
BUILD shares the latest shift in their mission, their work, and their identity.
The Park Modern Turns 10+
The Park Modern building gets its 10-year performance review.
Open Letter to the Mayor+
BUILD offers up some important facts, experience, and perspective to Seattle's new mayor