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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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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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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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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...

Read More+ 1 year ago
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The Park Modern Turns 10+

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

Read More+ 2 years ago

Curbless Shower Guide+

BUILD shares the next guide in their manual series: the curbless shower detail.

Read More+ 2 years ago

Header Alignment Guide+

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

Read More+ 2 years ago
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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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Flush Base Guide+

A step by step guide on the design and install of BUILD’s flush base detail 

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Advanced Rainscreen Envelope Detailing+

BUILD pushes and pulls rainscreen detailing on the Pham Residence.

Read More+ 2 years ago

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
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Three Structures, Four Roof Types+

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

Read More+ 3 years ago

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.


Read More+ 3 years ago

Public Art That Does a Lot with a Little+

BUILD’s shares their picks for public art in Seattle worth tracking down.

Read More+ 3 years ago

Architectural Steel Design+

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

Read More+ 3 years ago

Evolution of the Modern Entertainment Wall+

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

Read More+ 3 years ago

Strategies for Interior Wood Finishes+

BUILD outlines the design methods for balancing the use of 3 different interior woods.

Read More+ 3 years ago

The Curated Residence+

BUILD introduces their recently completed modern residence in Magnolia.

Read More+ 3 years ago

Architecture By Volumes+

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

Read More+ 3 years ago
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Working At Cross Purposes; Seattle’s Affordability Crisis+

BUILD takes a serious look at Seattle's housing crisis and makes a bold proposal.

Read More+ 3 years ago

Creating Communities That Last; An Interview with Lake Union Partners, Part 2+

BUILD interviews Seattle developers Lake Union Partners for ARCADE Magazine.

Read More+ 3 years ago

A Residential Guide to Spray Foam Insulation+

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

Read More+ 3 years ago

Roof Terrace Design+

BUILD covers 5 important design considerations for rooftop living.

Read More+ 3 years ago

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

BUILD addresses the timeline of single-family residential design.

Read More+ 3 years ago

The New Era of Architectural Embellishment+

BUILD offers a distinction between building and ornament in response to a new era of architecture.

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 BUILD Office+

BUILD gives the official interior tour of their new office.

Read More+ 4 years ago