BUILD gathers some well-informed feedback from a community of experts on the future of Seattle's development.
Raising the Bar
Representing the Real, A New Year’s Resolution+
BUILD resolves to represent the unsung design heroes in 2017.
Public Art That Does a Lot with a Little+
BUILD’s shares their picks for public art in Seattle worth tracking down.
Projects That Give Back+
BUILD reviews the First Central Station development and demonstrates how large scale projects can benefit cities and communities.
Working At Cross Purposes; Seattle’s Affordability Crisis+
BUILD takes a serious look at Seattle's housing crisis and makes a bold proposal.
Starvitecture is the New Starchitecture+
There are Architects. There are Starchitects. Then there are Starvitects.
Affordability and Livability is in Our Hands+
BUILD discusses affordability, livability, density, and the real solution.
What Seattle Can Learn From San Francisco: An Interview with Architect Jim Zack+
BUILD talks with Jim Zack about the urban planning and permitting lessons that San Francisco can offer.
Urban Development Strategies: Design & Permitting+
BUILD unpacks the lessons learned from developing, designing, building, and occupying their very own project. (Part 2)
Urban Development Strategies: Planning & Programming+
BUILD unpacks the lessons learned from developing, designing, building, and occupying their very own project. (Part 1)
The Significance of Local Craftsmanship+
BUILD puts their money where there mouth is and gets a new road bike.
Rezoning as a Community Benefit+
BUILD discusses the benefits of rezoning on an upcoming mixed-use project.
An Open Letter to Building Departments+
BUILD expresses concerns on the building permit process.
Architects and Usefulness, A New Year’s Resolution+
BUILD shares a new year's resolution for 2015.
The Scandinavian Farmhouse Guide: A Case for Standardization+
BUILD shares design wisdom from a humble Scandinavian farmhouse.
5 Things Architects Can Do To Better Serve Their Clients+
Taking client relations from good to great.
10 Architectural Features That Should Be Taken Out Of Rotation+
BUILD officially takes 10 architectural features out of the design vernacular.
Meeting the Energy Code Without Blowing the Budget or Compromising Aesthetics+
BUILD gets transparent with 5 strategies to tackle the energy code aesthetically and cost-effectively.
Diagrams and the Power of Communication+
BUILD shares some exceptional diagrams from student work, raising the bar for students and professionals alike.
Design Strategies For Flat-Screens+
BUILD uncovers strategies for designing with flat-screens.
The Important Work of Connectors+
BUILD shares the work of one their favorite connectors in the design community.
Designers On Our Radar+
BUILD tracks some local designers with a shared love of Scandinavia.
When the building code contradicts common sense+
BUILD's take on a better, more purposeful building code.
Simple, Little (and nearly free) Details That Make Design More Enjoyable+
Simple design that makes us smile.
Design Goods for the Modernist+
BUILD's 2011 holiday gift guide. A resource for the design-lover and lovers of design-lovers.
Supporting Urbanism Giveaway+
BUILD puts their money where their mouth is on the importance of urbanism.
Baby Stuff for the Design Conscious+
The BUILDblog takes on household stuff for kids that keep the aesthetics in tune with mom and dad's design...
The Fluorescent Lighting Challenge; An Invitation to the CFL Show-Down+
Send in your fluorescent bulbs and BUILD will test it in the CFL show-down.