BUILD explains the importance of the architectural pilgrimage and covers a recent trip to the Mount Angel Abbey
The Hidden Gems of Washington Architecture+
After a summer of adventure, BUILD reveals a dozen out-of-the way design destinations
Ten Design Lessons from Paul Kirk and the Puget Sound School+
BUILD discusses ten important lessons learned from Pacific Northwest Mid-Century Modern Masters
The Key to the Educational Kingdom: Personalization; A Conversation with Lorne McConachie+
BUILD recently sat down with master architect Lorne McConachie to discuss educational design, growing critical thinkers, and the importance of...
Making the Ordinary Extraordinary; An Interview with Will Bruder+
BUILD sits down with Master Architect, Will Bruder, to discuss pragmatism, the poetics of design, and learning to love the...
The Business of the Building Code+
BUILD analyzes and presents 50 years of building code metrics.
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.
A Conversation with Nathan Torgelson, Director of the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections+
BUILD interviews the Commander in Chief of Seattle's Building Department
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...
Frogs in Slowly Boiling Water: Building Permitting in Seattle+
BUILD compares permitting in Seattle with significant events
City Building Departments: Inequality, Segregation, and the Homeless Crisis—Culpability and Accountability+
BUILD calls out building departments on their culpability
Neighborhoods that Fire on all Cylinders+
BUILD interviews superhero developer and urbanist, Liz Dunn
On the Radar – 2021!+
Team BUILD gives the scoop on the books, shows, resources, and other good stuff that has been providing design inspiration...
Modular Construction + Senior Housing+
BUILD interviews master architect Gordon Walker on the nature of senior housing.
A Responsive Architecture+
BUILD photographs and discusses the components of Pacific Northwest regionalism
Reading the Architectural Photo+
BUILD covers five types of architectural photos and what makes them distinct
Case Study House 2016, Phase 2+
BUILD reviews the hardscapes of the CSH2016 project
Architecture Against All Odds+
The heroic efforts and achievements of master architect, Paul Revere Williams
The Building Blocks of A Forward Thinking City+
BUILD documents a handful of projects that are saving the urban fabric
An Architect, A Book, and an Opportunity+
BUILD promotes a new book on the work of Paul Kirk
Black Lives Matter: Complicity and Accountability+
BUILD calls out its own complicity and accountability with a commitment to course correction
The Perfect Pitch. Pleasure in Proportion and the Big Picture: An Interview with Rick Sundberg+
BUILD catches up with master architect and hero Rick Sundberg
A Design Student’s Guide to the Pandemic+
BUILD expands on ten ideas to turn pandemic lemons into lemonade
Two Critical Questions for Important People+
BUILD reaches out to their heroes for insight on our changing society
Design Guide for the Home Office+
BUILD covers design ideas for the work-from-home lifestyle
The Sweet Spot of Development+
BUILD discusses the optimal permitting path for small developments
There’s No Such Thing as a Single Family Lot Anymore in Seattle+
BUILD discusses the new paradigm of land ownership in Seattle
The Future is Community+
BUILD concludes that creating, fostering, and maintaining community will be a dominant design focus in the next decade.
City vs. State+
BUILD calls out a resource wasting overlap of our governing bodies
Paring Down to the Essence+
BUILD documents the specifications and finishes for a strikingly minimal residence