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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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Sommarstuga Study: How the Scandinavians Have Mastered the Art of the Summerhouse+

BUILD takes a Scandinavian road trip and gets to the bottom of the summerhouse

Read More+ 2 weeks ago
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Inspiring, Educating, and Empowering Students for the Next Generation of Design: An Interview with Ruki Ravikumar, Part 1.+

BUILD interviews Ruki Ravikumar of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum about all things design and education.

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Inspiring, Educating, and Empowering Students for the Next Generation of Design: An Interview with Ruki Ravikumar, Part 2.+

BUILD interviews Ruki Ravikumar of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum about all things design and education.

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Gordon Walker Book Launch+

A passion project, a book launch, and some new photos of extraordinary design

Read More+ 4 months ago
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BUILD Status Report+

The scoop at BUILD on the 20-year mark

Read More+ 5 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+ 6 months ago
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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.

Read More+ 7 months ago
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How the Maker Movement Fails+

After a trip to NYC, BUILD notices a blind spot in the maker movement.

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+ 9 months ago
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The DNA of Planned Communities+

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

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Architecture as Urban Puzzle Piece+

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

Read More+ 1 year ago

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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A BUILD Shift+

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

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The Park Modern Turns 10+

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

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Open Letter to the Mayor+

BUILD offers up some important facts, experience, and perspective to Seattle's new mayor

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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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Header Alignment Guide+

BUILD’s guide to achieving alignment at windows, doors, and siding.

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Seattle’s Housing Crisis: Getting the Facts Straight+

BUILD rounds up the facts on some critical issues in Seattle.

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S2V 2017+

BUILD covers the 8th annual Seattle to Vancouver charity ride.

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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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A Decade of the BUILD Blog+

A look back at the past decade of the BUILD Blog, and the toward the future ahead.

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Case Study 2017 Stairs+

BUILD reviews 5 stair conditions of the Case Study House 2017.

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Case Study House 2016 Exterior+

BUILD takes a technical look at the CSH2016 landscape and hardscape plan.

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Advanced Rainscreen Envelope Detailing+

BUILD pushes and pulls rainscreen detailing on the Pham Residence.

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The Sensible, Modern Cabin+

BUILD identifies the sweet spot of design-forward cabin architecture.

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A Residential Guide to Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning+

BUILD compares the different HVAC systems for residential design.

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.

Read More+ 3 years ago