BUILD Behind the Scenes

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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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BUILD Status Report+

The scoop at BUILD on the 20-year mark

Read More+ 7 months ago

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

Read More+ 7 months ago
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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...

Read More+ 11 months ago

S2V 2018+

BUILD recaps the 9th annual charity bike ride to Vancouver, BC.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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A BUILD Shift+

BUILD shares the latest shift in their mission, their work, and their identity.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Architectural Origins, Educations and Risks; A Conversation with Steven Holl and Ed Weinstein, Part 2+

BUILD interviews master architects Steven Holl and Ed Weinstein for ARCADE Magazine.

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The Bill Buxton Primer+

BUILD gears up to interview renaissance man, Bill Buxton.

Read More+ 3 years ago
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The Logic of Elevation Design+

BUILD reviews the modern envelope strategies of their latest project in Bellevue.

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Case Study House 2016 Interiors+

BUILD reviews the interior design and specifications of the CSH2016.

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Three Structures, Four Roof Types+

BUILD examines a variety of roof assemblies on the Magnolia House + Guesthouse.

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How Much Energy is Saved by Reusing a Foundation?+

BUILD runs the numbers on the energy savings of down-and-dirty sustainability

Read More+ 3 years ago
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Representing the Real, A New Year’s Resolution+

BUILD resolves to represent the unsung design heroes in 2017.


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Architectural Steel Design+

BUILD outlines their most important design guidelines for architectural steel design.

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Evolution of the Modern Entertainment Wall+

BUILD strikes design harmony between the flat screen and the firebox.

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Timeless Representations + Modern Technology+

BUILD discusses the magic balance between timeless representation methods and modern technologies.

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Ten More Interviews for ARCADE+

BUILD completes another 10 interviews for ARCADE Magazine.

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The Curated Residence+

BUILD introduces their recently completed modern residence in Magnolia.

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The Art of the Nonconforming Stair+

BUILD explores an important exception in the building code for vertical circulation.

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The Modern List Seattle+

BUILD share's their annual list of new spots around Seattle for the design-minded local and traveler alike.

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Architecture By Volumes+

BUILD approaches the design of a recent residence guided by volumetric relationships.

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An Architect’s Guide to Photography+

BUILD's photography department reviews the motives, gear, and methods behind the architectural shot.

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A Residential Guide to Spray Foam Insulation+

BUILD reviews the use of spray foam insulation at the Case Study House 2016.

Read More+ 4 years ago

Roof Terrace Design+

BUILD covers 5 important design considerations for rooftop living.

Read More+ 4 years ago

Last Call (Evolutions in Social Media)+

BUILD says farewell to comments and gives readers the last word.

Read More+ 4 years ago

How Long Does it Take to Design a Custom Home?+

BUILD addresses the timeline of single-family residential design.

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares the newest adds to their website, both in project and people.

Read More+ 4 years ago

The Hidden Beauty of Framing+

BUILD recites the secret poetics of architecture’s hardest worker.

Read More+ 4 years ago
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The Great Bandwidth Recession+

BUILD shares their tools for battle against lack of time, patience, and thoughtfulness.

Read More+ 4 years ago