designing

On the Radar+

BUILD's radar has been inundated with exceptional creative activity.

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10 Things You Should Know About Reusing an Existing Foundation+

The nitty-gritty on reusing an existing foundation.

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10 Reasons to Reuse an Existing Foundation+

BUILD's top ten reasons to keep a residential foundation.

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Nature Playing A Role+

Bringing nature back to modernism.

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What we remember; Drinks with Gary Swenson*+

A huge congratulations and a kudos to Gary Swenson

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Reinventing in Phoenix+

The scoop on Reinvention 2011 in Phoenix AZ.

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Keeping the Character: A Mid-Century Remodel+

BUILD provides the scoop on a sharp MCM remodel in Seattle's View Ridge neighborhood.

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The Design Inspiration of Apple+

BUILD explores the top design influences of Steve Jobs.

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Top 10 Things You Should Know About Siding+

The skinny on siding systems; a top 10 list from BUILD LLC

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Middle Ground+

Working on architecture that is necessary and integral to the society functioning around us is important.

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Door Handles & Cabinet Pulls+

The scoop on door handles and cabinet pulls from BUILD LLC.

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On the Radar+

All the recent stuff that floats our boat.

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Our Favorite Plumbing Fixtures+

BUILD's list of functional, cost-effective, aesthetically pleasing and timeliness plumbing fixtures.

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10 Things You Should Know About Foundations+

BUILD's top 10 tips for footings and foundations.

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The Value of Design+

Weaving a story and creating a strong narrative around design is a significant part of the package.

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Supporting Urbanism Giveaway+

BUILD puts their money where their mouth is on the importance of urbanism.

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Baby Stuff for the Design Conscious+

The BUILDblog takes on household stuff for kids that keep the aesthetics in tune with mom and dad's design...

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A Guide to Architectural Trellis Design+

Case studies in Trellis Systems and some BUILD details.

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Open Architecture+

The usefulness of a little, flexible building that's off the grid.

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10 Things You Should Know About Roofing+

The scoop on modern roofs.

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Innovations from the Cabinet Shop+

A look at what's going on in the SPD cabinet shop... once the dust settles.

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On the Radar Exclusive+

Cool stuff from our trusty senior field correspondent.

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Potential Property: Value vs. Risk+

BUILD explains the process behind evaluating a potential piece of property.

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BUILD Book Report+

BUILD takes a look at 3 BIG, HUGE, GINORMOUS books.

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10 Things You Should Know About Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Rough-in+

Tips on Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing for clean, deliberate installs.

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The Fluorescent Lighting Challenge; An Invitation to the CFL Show-Down+

Send in your fluorescent bulbs and BUILD will test it in the CFL show-down.

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10 Forgotten Lessons of Mid-Century Modern Design+

What every contemporary house can learn from Mid-Century Modern design.

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Notes & Jigs: things that make the cabinet shop tick+

An inside look at the jigs and notes of the Special Projects Division cabinet & furniture shop.

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A Guide to Modern Exterior Lighting+

BUILD discusses modern exterior lighting complete with a bunch of good fixture specs.

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