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Door Handles & Cabinet Pulls+

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

Read More+ 11 years ago

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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A Guide to Architectural Trellis Design+

Case studies in Trellis Systems and some BUILD details.

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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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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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10 Things You Should Know About Framing+

BUILD gives their top insights on framing to ensure a hot, modern project.

Read More+ 12 years ago

The Modern Guardrail+

The skinny on guardrails from BUILD.

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The Modern Countertop+

Proven materials and methods for the modern countertop.

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Continuous Indoor-Outdoor Walls+

The BUILDblog looks at some design aspects of bringing exterior walls inside.

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A Guide to Updating Mid-Century Modern Homes+

BUILD reviews their process for updating MCM homes in detail.

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Skin Follows Function+

The BUILDblog covers their design process for building envelopes.

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The Modern Door Jamb+

A clean, crisp door jamb detail for the modern home.

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The Conundrum of Gables+

BUILD LLC curses gable roofs and reviews 10 tips for a second story addition.

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Design for Dark+

BUILDblog covers 10 important design ideas for the dark winter months.

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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.

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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

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Material Purity vs. Paint+

BUILD LLC struggles with material purity and paint.

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3 Modern Base Details+

BUILDblog tackles some modern base trim details.

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Magnolia Residence Interiors+

The BUILDblog covers the Davidson Residence interiors in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood.

Read More+ 13 years ago

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.

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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.

Read More+ 13 years ago

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...

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2 Years of the BUILDblog+

The BUILD Blog celebrates two years.

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Architecture & Choice+

BUILD unravels why more is less when it comes to decisions in architecture.

Read More+ 13 years ago

Recent Cabinet Details+

BUILD shares some of the latest and greatest from the SPD shop.

Read More+ 14 years ago