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Modern Base Transitions+

BUILD covers a handful of tricky situations for modern base detailing.

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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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50 Proverbs for Design+

Words of wisdom that get BUILD through the day.

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An Exercise of Layering+

BUILD reveals their latest commercial project to go live.

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Furniture for Modern Architecture+

BUILD shares their 20 picks for residential furnishings.

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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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Designing For All The Senses: Interview with Joshua Aidlin (Part II)+

BUILD shares the second half of their chat with Josh Aidlin of the San Francisco firm Aidlin Darling Design.

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The Process of Commercial Work+

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

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Seattle Design Festival 2013+

BUILD shares their list of must-sees for this year's Seattle Design Festival.

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S2V 2013+

BUILD recaps the continually successful and rewarding ride from Seattle to Vancouver.

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Sometimes Dumber is Smarter+

BUILD shares one of the many counter-intuitive measures of modernism.

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On the Radar+

BUILD shares the latest and greatest inspiring blips on their radar.

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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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Marking the Jobsite+

BUILD shares their latest tips on fine-tuning the design-build process.

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Lessons in Tile+

BUILD shares the latest standards driving their bathroom design.

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CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 3: Lofts, Mezzanine & Deck+

BUILD wraps up the creativeLIVE tenant improvement with part 3 of the series.

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CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 2: Lunchroom, Kitchen & Breakout Rooms+

BUILD continues to share the scoop on the finished spaces and specs at creativeLIVE San Francisco.

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CreativeLIVE San Francisco, Part 1: Reception, Studios & Workrooms+

BUILD shares the ins and outs of creativeLIVE's new San Francisco office. (Part 1 of 3)

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Rhythm of Architecture, Part II+

BUILD continues the research and exploration of modernism with rhythm.

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Rhythm of Architecture, Part I+

BUILD shares the importance and beauty of rhythm in architecture.

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Glass Box in the Forest+

BUILD gets transparent with some technicalities and design moves of a recently completed project.

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On the Radar+

BUILD shares the latest activity hitting their summer radar.

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Poetics of Ordinary+

BUILD admires the simplicity and poetry of ordinary objects used in extraordinary ways.

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Diagrams and the Power of Communication+

BUILD shares some exceptional diagrams from student work, raising the bar for students and professionals alike.

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The Rationale of Feng Shui in Architecture+

BUILD spells out the 10 most practiced guidelines of Feng Shui

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The Architecture of Stanley Saitowitz+

BUILD takes a tour of Stanley Saitowitz's San Francisco.

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