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Program, Plan, and Square Feet

As architects and builders, we’re typically working on about eight houses at any given time (including the overlapping design, permitting, and construction phases of a project).

Landscaping Strategies for the Modern Home

One of the primary reasons that we maintain our Case Study House series is to experiment with design ideas on our own homes before we propose them on the projects we design for clients.

The Modern List Melbourne

This installment of The Modern List takes our modernist adventures to the southern hemisphere. Last month, BUILD’s summer intern, Peter Gray, spent some time in Melbourne, Australia, and gave us the run down on some of the head-turning modernism permeating this cosmopolitan city at all scales.

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Joshua Dawson

Food For Healthy Living

Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, and stabilizing your mood. If you feel overwhelmed by all the conflicting nutrition and diet advice out there, you’re not alone. It seems that for every expert who

Portuguese Plum Duck Food

Classic summer Clam Roasts are often associated with the salt water-kissed shores of New England, but did you know that the dish was largely influenced by immigrant Portuguese fisherman?  No wonder the briny shellfish, red potatoes and ears of corn are so often augmented by hunks of juicy Linguica sausage, or spicy Chorizo!

Top Turkey Dishes in Chicago

While we simply couldn’t imagine Thanksgiving without turkey, we don’t think to eat it that often the other 364 days of the year.  Sure, turkey is a popular cold cut in sandwiches and salads, as well as a viable burger substitute for non red meat eaters, but there aren’t a ton of memorable turkey dishes.  That’s

Holiday Gifts for Foodies

The holiday gift-giving season can be undoubtedly stressful, but shopping for your food-obsessed friends doesn’t have to be.  That’s because there are so many awesome, edible presents on the market nowadays, sure to please even the most discerning epicureans.  From an elite collection of whiskeys to a cookbook all about, well, cookbooks!