The skinny on siding systems; a top 10 list from BUILD LLC
Door Handles & Cabinet Pulls+
The scoop on door handles and cabinet pulls from BUILD LLC.
Our Favorite Plumbing Fixtures+
BUILD's list of functional, cost-effective, aesthetically pleasing and timeliness plumbing fixtures.
10 Things You Should Know About Foundations+
BUILD's top 10 tips for footings and foundations.
A Guide to Architectural Trellis Design+
Case studies in Trellis Systems and some BUILD details.
10 Things You Should Know About Roofing+
The scoop on modern roofs.
Innovations from the Cabinet Shop+
A look at what's going on in the SPD cabinet shop... once the dust settles.
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.
10 Forgotten Lessons of Mid-Century Modern Design+
What every contemporary house can learn from Mid-Century Modern design.
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.
A Guide to Modern Exterior Lighting+
BUILD discusses modern exterior lighting complete with a bunch of good fixture specs.
10 Things You Should Know About Framing+
BUILD gives their top insights on framing to ensure a hot, modern project.
The Modern Guardrail+
The skinny on guardrails from BUILD.
The Modern Countertop+
Proven materials and methods for the modern countertop.
Continuous Indoor-Outdoor Walls+
The BUILDblog looks at some design aspects of bringing exterior walls inside.
A Guide to Updating Mid-Century Modern Homes+
BUILD reviews their process for updating MCM homes in detail.
Skin Follows Function+
The BUILDblog covers their design process for building envelopes.
The Modern Door Jamb+
A clean, crisp door jamb detail for the modern home.
The Conundrum of Gables+
BUILD LLC curses gable roofs and reviews 10 tips for a second story addition.
Design for Dark+
BUILDblog covers 10 important design ideas for the dark winter months.
Smart Flat Roofs: The Craft of Parapet Detailing+
BUILDblog covers the technical side of flat roofs which, as it turns out, aren't so flat.
A Home for the 21st Century: Part 2, the Interior+
All the behind the scenes materials and methods of a mid-century modern house remodel
Material Purity vs. Paint+
BUILD LLC struggles with material purity and paint.
3 Modern Base Details+
BUILDblog tackles some modern base trim details.
Magnolia Residence Interiors+
The BUILDblog covers the Davidson Residence interiors in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood.
Failure and Messiness are Part of the Process+
BUILDblog covers the messiness of the design process and reviews why it's a necessary component of good design.
The sophistication of under-design: ODOS Architects+
The BUILDblog review of Ireland's ODOS architects. Simple and modern, their work hits all the right chords.
The Black Hole of Design+
The importance of authentic design. Establishing a modern language of architecture that is an accurate reflection of our society and...
2 Years of the BUILDblog+
The BUILD Blog celebrates two years.
Architecture & Choice+
BUILD unravels why more is less when it comes to decisions in architecture.