BUILD studies 3 planned communities and gets to their essential DNA.
BUILD outlines why designing systems is just as important as designing houses.
The Process of Commercial Work+
BUILD explains the design process of commercial projects in 10 steps.
Seattle’s Housing Crisis: Encouraging Better Development+
BUILD gathers some well-informed feedback from a community of experts on the future of Seattle's development.
The Process of Architecture+
BUILD describes the full process of how architecture comes together.
Designing the College Campus—Past, Present, and Future; An Interview with Rebecca Barnes & Kristine Kenney, Part 2+
BUILD discusses influence, experience, and the future of Seattle with UW's campus architect & landscape architect.
How Long Does it Take to Design a Custom Home?+
BUILD addresses the timeline of single-family residential design.
The Building Blocks of A Forward Thinking City+
BUILD documents a handful of projects that are saving the urban fabric
The Importance of a Feasibility Study—Single-Family Residence Edition+
BUILD explains how the feasibility study can navigate the complexities of searching for and buying property.
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
A Statement on Sustainability by BUILD LLC+
A statement addressing BUILD LLC's commitment to sensible design where durability, density, regionalism and timelessness are the most important factors...
Hotels in Hamburg+
The second installment of our Hamburg series focuses on modern hotels. EAST HOTEL Simon-von-Utrecht-Str. 31, 20359 Hamburg, Germany Architects: Jordan...
Living in Hamburg+
BOGENALLEE 10-12, 20144 Hamburg Architects: Blauraum Architekten
Modern Architecture in Hamburg+
This weeks blog contributions have been generated by our summer intern who, in a couple of weeks, heads...
The Modern List Toronto+
The Modern List recently spent some time in Toronto and had an excellent tour of architecture, design, art, food and...
The Architecture of Aeon Flux+
Aeon Flux is a film from 2005 that depicted a future civilization and along with it some rocket-hot modernism. The...
B.T. Huset in Copenhagen+
A favorite building from our study abroad days in Denmark is the B.T. Huset building in Copenhagen (Kristen Bernikows Gade...
The Seminar Ejection Gauge+
The Seminar Ejection Gauge is an effective matrix developed by BUILD llc to assist you in escaping dull professional...
The Work of Mathias Klotz in Chile+
Reutter house, Cantagua, Chile, 2000
The Modern List: Travel Websites+
Here at The Modern List we seek travel websites that filter all of the crap out there and present, with...
Herkimer Coffee, Seattle+
Herkimer Coffee joins BUILD and Ten Pachi to round out the commercial space at the Park Modern.
Modern, urban bicycles+
Having just moved our homes and office into the Park Modern, located in Seattle’s urban but eclectic University District, some...
The 10 step program to becoming a down-to-earth architect+
1. Wear colors every once in a while. Hey, we’re just as guilty as anyone – I tried to wear...
The Tragedy of Suburbia+
The BUILD blog got a hot-tip from good friend Ramiro the other day on a recent speech by James Howard...
The Black Box of Architecture+
BUILD throws out the black box of secrecy and gets on with the architecture
The Park Modern, BUILDs new home+
We’ve made the move, the BUILD world headquarters has a new home! The Park Modern is a mixed...
Studio pH exhibit+
We were hoofing it downtown the other day when we passed the AIA storefront here in Seattle and saw that...
The Local Vine, Seattle+
A crisp, modern wine bar has recently opened in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. The Local Vine aspires “to convey the highest...
About Us & Contact Info+
We started the BUILD blog with the intention of providing a communication hub for modern design in the northwest as...
The BUILD Summary+
One of our graphic design heroes, Nicholas Felton, released a document earlier this year diagramming his life for 2006. THE...