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Contextual Doesn’t Mean Copying+

BUILD takes a look at projects that honor the past by paying respect to context.

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Burnt vs. Stained+

BUILD experiments with treating exterior cedar siding.

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The Myth of the Gourmet Kitchen+

BUILD discusses why you don't need a gourmet kitchen to cook great food.

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BUILD Year in Review+

BUILD takes a look back at the past twelve months.

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Scalable Modernism+

BUILD shares the top five modern strategies that work at all scales.

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What Seattle Can Learn From San Francisco: An Interview with Architect Jim Zack+

BUILD talks with Jim Zack about the urban planning and permitting lessons that San Francisco can offer.

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The Architecture of the Future is Layering+

BUILD takes a look at examples of layered urban architecture.

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Urban Development Strategies: Planning & Programming+

BUILD unpacks the lessons learned from developing, designing, building, and occupying their very own project. (Part 1)

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Operable Glass Walls+

BUILD opens up on operable glass walls.

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The Modern List Seattle+

BUILD shares their 2015 shortlist for places to eat, drink, shop, and admire good design.

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Desai Residence Completion: Data Points for Creating a Modern Home+

BUILD covers the challenges and solutions of designing a modern home in Seattle.

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BUILD Status Report+

The latest in-house buzz at BUILD World Headquarters.

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Micro-housing Analysis & Opinion+

BUILD shares their thoughts on the growing micro-housing trend.

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The Significance of Local Craftsmanship+

BUILD puts their money where there mouth is and gets a new road bike.

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A Modern Guide to Windows+

BUILD deconstructs the basics of windows for the modern home.

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Top Five Social Media Tips for Architects+

BUILD shares their top tested tips on navigating the waters of social media.

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Rezoning as a Community Benefit+

BUILD discusses the benefits of rezoning on an upcoming mixed-use project.

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The Science of Architecture+

BUILD shares thoughts on the science, not art, of architecture.

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The Beautifully Boring Box+

BUILD discusses a number of project factors and design responses that led to a simple, disciplined architecture.

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BUILD Book Review+

BUILD's quick, yet thorough review of the latest stack of design on their shelves.

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What We Learned From Staying in a Frank Lloyd Wright+

BUILD takes their architect's lens (and tape measure) to a FLW house.

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Program, Plan, and Square Feet+

BUILD crunches some real numbers behind residential square footage.

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Architects and Usefulness, A New Year’s Resolution+

BUILD shares a new year's resolution for 2015.

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares their last status report of 2014.

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The Art and Architecture of Baroque Scandinavian Modernism: Interview with Gert Wingårdh, Part 2+

BUILD shares part 2 of their ARCADE interview with Swedish architect, Gert Wingårdh.

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Inverting the Plan+

BUILD explores the inverted house plan.

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On the Radar+

BUILD shares the blips off their fall/winter radar.

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Taking Back Architect+

BUILD shares thoughts and recommendations on the proper use of the term "Architect."

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A Visual Guide to Stairs+

BUILD shares a collection of fine-tuned, sensibly modern stair options, complete with handy matrix.

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Declarations of Intention (or the Architectural Manifesto)+

BUILD's top 5 must-read architectural manifestos.

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