design process

Circumstances, Expectations and Trust; An Interview with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Part 2+

BUILD shares part 2 of their interview with Peter Bohlin and Ray Calabro of BCJ.

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The Importance of Interpretation+

BUILD cracks the code on cracking the building code.

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Scalable Modernism+

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

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Affordability and Livability is in Our Hands+

BUILD discusses affordability, livability, density, and the real solution.

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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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Introducing the BUILD Case Study House 2016+

BUILD introduces the latest Case Study House project.

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Craft of Tropical Modernism, an Interview with Mark de Reus, Part 2+

BUILD sits down with Mark de Reus to discuss his practice and passion for tropical modernism.

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Seattle Design Festival 2015+

BUILD checks out the opening weekend of SDF2015, and shares a short-list of recommendations for the 2-week festival.

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Case Study House 2014 Furniture Specifications+

BUILD spells out the specs for a recent modern furniture package.

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Custom vs. Customized+

BUILD tackles the benefits of custom and customizing architectural elements.

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Urban Development Strategies: Design & Permitting+

BUILD unpacks the lessons learned from developing, designing, building, and occupying their very own project. (Part 2)

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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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The Sensibility of Circulation Volumes+

BUILD covers the programmatic and aesthetic advantages of grouping circulation spaces in houses and buildings.

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BUILD Book Review+

BUILD shares reviews on some of the latest books to hit their shelves.

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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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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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Why We Build Case Study Houses+

BUILD reveals the ideas and execution behind their Case Study House Series.

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The Science of Architecture+

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

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The Multiple Roles of the Kitchen Island+

BUILD catalogs their top 10 kitchen island design strategies for the modern home.

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CSH 2014 Modern Siding Techniques+

BUILD runs through the concepts and techniques in modern exterior siding at the CSH2014.

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Timeless Design as Sustainability+

BUILD shares their take on the true qualities of sustainable 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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A Student’s Guide to the Architectural Internship+

BUILD lays out 10 tips for students looking to get the most out of their summer internship.

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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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CSH 2014 Construction Progress+

BUILD shares the latest progress at the CSH 2014.

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An Open Letter to Building Departments+

BUILD expresses concerns on the building permit process.

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The Importance of Urban Mapping: A Site Study at First Central Station+

BUILD introduces their latest commercial project on the boards, and shares the layered studies behind the design.

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Program, Plan, and Square Feet+

BUILD crunches some real numbers behind residential square footage.

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