Buildings

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The Worthwhile Challenge of Small Multi-Family Buildings+

BUILD praises small multi-family buildings and the teams that develop them.

Read More+ 2 months ago
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A Quantity of Quality; An Interview with Stanley Saitowitz+

BUILD meets with architect Stanley Saitowitz to discuss his projects, the challenges of Modernism, and bringing good design to the...

Read More+ 6 months ago
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When the Dog Catches the Bumper; An Interview with Jared Della Valle (Part I)+

BUILD catches up with Jared Della Valle on the architect-as-developer model.

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Designing Pragmatism; An Interview with John Ronan+

BUILD talks with Chicago architect, John Ronan, about making significant contributions to the built environment and pulling art out of...

Read More+ 12 months ago
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The Architectural Pilgrimage+

BUILD explains the importance of the architectural pilgrimage and covers a recent trip to the Mount Angel Abbey

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Balancing Green and Grey Infrastructure; An Interview with Seattle Arborist, Josh Petter+

BUILD talks with Master Arborist, Josh Petter, about the intersection between natural and built environments, how architects could work more...

Read More+ 1 year ago
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The Hidden Gems of Washington Architecture+

After a summer of adventure, BUILD reveals a dozen out-of-the way design destinations

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Faith, Mindfulness and Dignity; The Work and Process of Studio Mumbai+

BUILD speaks with the wise and insightful Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai whose practice integrates architects and skilled craftspeople to...

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Ten Design Lessons from Paul Kirk and the Puget Sound School+

BUILD discusses ten important lessons learned from Pacific Northwest Mid-Century Modern Masters

Read More+ 1 year ago
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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...

Read More+ 1 year ago
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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...

Read More+ 1 year ago
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The Business of the Building Code+

BUILD analyzes and presents 50 years of building code metrics.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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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...

Read More+ 2 years ago

Frogs in Slowly Boiling Water: Building Permitting in Seattle+

BUILD compares permitting in Seattle with significant events

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Neighborhoods that Fire on all Cylinders+

BUILD interviews superhero developer and urbanist, Liz Dunn

Read More+ 2 years ago

Reading the Architectural Photo+

BUILD covers five types of architectural photos and what makes them distinct

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Architecture Against All Odds+

The heroic efforts and achievements of master architect, Paul Revere Williams

Read More+ 2 years ago
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The Building Blocks of A Forward Thinking City+

BUILD documents a handful of projects that are saving the urban fabric

Read More+ 2 years ago
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An Architect, A Book, and an Opportunity+

BUILD promotes a new book on the work of Paul Kirk

Read More+ 2 years ago

Norma Merrick Sklarek: A Gentle and Indomitable Force+

BUILD covers the work of architectural hero, Norma Merrick Sklarek

Read More+ 2 years ago
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The Sweet Spot of Development+

BUILD discusses the optimal permitting path for small developments

Read More+ 3 years ago

The Future is Community+

BUILD concludes that creating, fostering, and maintaining community will be a dominant design focus in the next decade.

Read More+ 3 years ago
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Limitations as Design Opportunities+

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

Read More+ 3 years ago
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The Ted Smith Primer, 5 Important Works+

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

Read More+ 3 years ago
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BUILD Status Report+

The scoop at BUILD on the 20-year mark

Read More+ 4 years ago
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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

Read More+ 4 years ago