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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 06, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Build LLC last modified Jul 05, 2013

BUILD shares the latest activity hitting their summer radar.




 

 

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According to the unofficial Seattle calendar, summer has landed in the Northwest. There’s been a ton of activity around BUILD World Headquarters and loads of inspiration, events, and all-around good design happening near and far. Here’s what has been hitting our radar lately. Drop a comment and share anything that’s been on yours.

DESIGNing
We recently discovered the work of Burgers Architecture, Inc. 
-thanks to Gray Magazine
Design_Burgers-Arch

The rock-stars over at FR-EE recently checked in with us and they’ve got some exciting work to review on their website.
-thanks to Daria
Design_FR-EE

Razor-sharp light fixtures designed and manufactured in Seattle. Check out Standard Socket.
-thanks to Darin, Dawna and Brian
Design_Standard-Socket

COMPETing
Want to see what competing for world-class work really looks like? Check out The Sand Castle: Building a City in the Desert.
-thanks to Jim
Compete_Sand-Castle-Desert

MAKing
Anne E. McGraw’s Blue Prints combine minimalism, information, and beauty.
-thanks to Chris
Make_Summit-Ridge-Studio

CONSTRUCTing
The construction activity going on this summer at BUILD. We’re living up to our name in spades. More photos of progress can be found on our Facebook page.

Queen Anne Residence
Build_BUILD LLC Queen Anne

Magnolia Remodel
Build_BUILD-LLC-Magnolia

Madison Park Remodel
Build_BUILD LLC Madison-Park

INTERVIEWing
BUILD interview by Novedge.
-thanks to Aurora
Interview_Novedge-on-BUILD

PHOTOgraphing
Los Angeles vintage signage. In black and white, of course.
-thanks to Rick
Photograph_Vintage-Signs

Gary Hustwit’s new project, The Olympic City, combines history and haunting photography.
-thanks to Gary
Photograph_Olympic-Village-1

Cities in the rain. Absolutely gorgeous.
-thanks to Anne
Photograph_Rain-City

ARCHIVing
Coming soon: An ARCADE library at Makerhaus. We love that 30+ years worth of back issues of this superb magazine have a home!
-thanks to Makerhaus
Archive_ARCADE-at-Makerhaus

STYLing
Styling ancient statues.
-thanks to Jerry
Style_Hipster-Statues

ANIMATing
Great portfolio by Al Boardman, including Chicago: Five Great Buildings.

FILMing

The story of Toth Construction as told by the talent powerhouse Invisible Creature.
-thanks to Invisible Creature

Dream Job by Chase Jarvis.
-thanks to Chase

Alastair Parvin: Architecture for the people by the people.
-thanks to Jerry

Architect Rap. Because we’re badass like that.
-thanks to Jody

SCREENing
ByDesign 13 is back and screening a slew of design films at Northwest Film Forum in Seattle later this month. Check out Design Is One: Lella & Massimo Vignelli. 
-thanks to ARCADE

DEMOLISHing
Frank Lloyd Wright auto-showroom in NYC goes bye-bye without any protection.
-thanks to Andrew
Demolish_FLW
[Image Source: Clive Gross]

PARTYing
ARCADE kicked off Issue 31.3 last month with a fantastic event at the upcoming new home of Mad Art in Seattle. As usual, an inspiring community of contributors and collaborators at an engaging venue.
-thanks to ARCADE
Party_ARCADE-by-David-Yousling
[Photo by: Clive Gross]

The entire BUILD crew headed down to San Francisco for the celebration of the creativeLIVE SF launch. Sunshine, blue skies, and a great crowd.
-thanks to creativeLIVE
Party_Creative-Live-SF

TOURing
BUILD recently got a peek at the Exotic Metals Forming Company along with the high security sector that builds the F-35 fighter jet. Let’s just say that the facilities made us feel like we’re playing with Lincoln Logs in the architectural world.
-thanks to Andrew
Tour_Exotic

DINing
Mamnoon restaurant by Eric Cobb for your design-hungry tastebuds.
-thanks to Chase, Josiah
Dinner_Mamnoon-Restaurant

SHOPPing
Peter Miller Books, beloved architectural bookstore in Seattle opened in their new location a few blocks north of their original home. Check out their goods, and while you’re at it, peek next door into Suyama Space for the latest art installation.
-thanks to Peter
Shop_Peter-Miller-1

CONTRIBUTing
The 4th Annual S2V Ride is coming up in just over a month. We’re anticipating a great group and will be sharing more details on this year’s charity, jersey design, and other good stuff. Stay tuned.
Contribute_S2V

TWEETing
A list of contributors, collaborators, subjects and other folks you should follow:
@al_boardman
@arcadenw
@cevandall
@chasejarvis
@creativeLIVE
@fougeronarch
@gary_hustwit
@Gray_Magazine
@icreature
@JimDodsonOslo
@josiahj
@makerhaus
@summitrdgstudio


 

 

 
 
 

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