architecture process

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.

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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...

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Frogs in Slowly Boiling Water: Building Permitting in Seattle+

BUILD compares permitting in Seattle with significant events

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Believing in Architecture+

BUILD sits down with Master Architect Billie Tsien to discuss the American Folk Art Museum and the Barnes Foundation in...

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Neighborhoods that Fire on all Cylinders+

BUILD interviews superhero developer and urbanist, Liz Dunn

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Modular Construction + Senior Housing+

BUILD interviews master architect Gordon Walker on the nature of senior housing.

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A Responsive Architecture+

BUILD photographs and discusses the components of Pacific Northwest regionalism

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Case Study House 2016, Phase 2+

BUILD reviews the hardscapes of the CSH2016 project

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A Design Student’s Guide to the Pandemic+

BUILD expands on ten ideas to turn pandemic lemons into lemonade

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Design Guide for the Home Office+

BUILD covers design ideas for the work-from-home lifestyle

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The Sweet Spot of Development+

BUILD discusses the optimal permitting path for small developments

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City vs. State+

BUILD calls out a resource wasting overlap of our governing bodies

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Paring Down to the Essence+

BUILD documents the specifications and finishes for a strikingly minimal residence

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Limitations as Design Opportunities+

BUILD illustrates how thoughtful architecture can turn challenging land-use codes into a harmonious building

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The Ted Smith Primer, 5 Important Works+

BUILD heads to San Diego to hunt the projects of Ted Smith

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BUILD Status Report+

The scoop at BUILD on the 20-year mark

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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

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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.

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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...

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The DNA of Planned Communities+

BUILD studies 3 planned communities and gets to their essential DNA.

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Architecture as Urban Puzzle Piece+

BUILD reviews their latest multi-family project and the complexities of getting it realized.

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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...

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The Park Modern Turns 10+

The Park Modern building gets its 10-year performance review.

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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.

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Flush Base Guide+

A step by step guide on the design and install of BUILD’s flush base detail 

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