construction

The Scandinavian Farmhouse Guide: A Case for Standardization+

BUILD shares design wisdom from a humble Scandinavian farmhouse.

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Curbless Shower Design+

BUILD gets technical with a functional, beautiful detail for the bathroom.

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BUILD Status Report+

The latest happenings around the BUILD World Headquarters and beyond.

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Seattle Design Festival 2014+

BUILD shares their recommendations for Seattle Design Festival 2014.

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Notes on the Nature of Perfection+

BUILD addresses the notion of perfection in design and construction.

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Defining a Construction Budget; The 2014 Cheat Sheet+

BUILD breaks down the construction and project costs for a healthy economy with an update to the Construction Budget Cheat...

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Is Radiant In-Floor Heat Right for Your Home?+

BUILD explains in-floor radiant heat systems and lists the advantages and disadvantages.

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Modernism Beyond the Shed Roof+

BUILD introduces some new roof structures to the modernist kit-of-parts.

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5 Things Architects Can Do To Better Serve Their Clients+

Taking client relations from good to great.

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Shearwalls 101: Why You Can’t Have a Window There+

BUILD explains why walls are sometimes better than windows.

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The Inconspicuousness of Sensible Sustainability+

BUILD takes a crack at the math behind one of the most sustainable (and least marketed) moves with residential construction....

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Roof Decks Over Conditioned Area+

BUILD draws out 5 design strategies for decks over living spaces.

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Personal Financing for Residential Clients+

BUILD opens up the vault on recommendations for construction financing.

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The Selection Process of Design+

BUILD spells out 5 filters and considerations that aid architects and homeowners in the selection process.

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On the Radar+

BUILD's radar blips for Spring 2014.

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Mud & Laundry Room Design+

BUILD offers up the dirt on modern mud & laundry rooms.

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Explorations in Stair Design+

BUILD takes a trip upstairs and defines some Scandinavian influenced strategies for experimental design.

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Modern, Cost-Effective Residential Hardware+

BUILD spells out their favorite hardware specifications for residential architecture.

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BUILD Status Report+

BUILD shares the ins and outs of what's been buzzing around the office in their final status report for...

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Windows, Roof Overhangs, and Headers+

BUILD covers 5 projects where the windows, roof overhangs and headers play well together.

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The Down & Dirty of Sustainable Design+

BUILD dismisses the glamor and gloss of the “green” movement and describes the gritty (and sometimes dull) reality of true...

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Meeting the Energy Code Without Blowing the Budget or Compromising Aesthetics+

BUILD gets transparent with 5 strategies to tackle the energy code aesthetically and cost-effectively.

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Design Strategies for Kitchen Hood Venting+

BUILD breaks down kitchen hood venting to a science and highlights a new solution.

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Veneering 101+

BUILD explains the beauty of the SPD veneering process for cabinet packages.

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Modern Transitions+

BUILD uncovers a new stair and material transition detail.

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The Process of Commercial Work+

BUILD explains the design process of commercial projects in 10 steps.

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Defining the Datum+

BUILD discusses their standard datum lines and the rationale behind their process.

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Why We Still Model…By Hand+

BUILD breaks down their rationale behind making physical models.

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Ridge Beams and Ridge Boards: Modern Structural Solutions for A-Frames+

BUILD spells out the distinctions between ridge beams and ridge boards in modern A-frame construction.

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BUILD Status Report+

The latest on what's been keeping BUILD buzzing all summer long.

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