More stories about Design-Build

  • documentary follows university design/build program

  • attention architects: learn how to develop your own projects

    Want to maintain complete control over the development and construction of your own design work, without client interference? Award-winning architect/developer Jonathan Segal, FAIA, will show you how.

  • chance encounter

    Being your own developer, designer, and builder offers the freedom to align your creativity and your beliefs with your business. But there's no doubt you also take on all the risk. Pb Elemental Architecture decided to play its game of chance with this 6,000-square-foot lot located in a sketchy...

  • perspective: basic training

    Sergio Palleroni is the founder of BaSiC, an intiative that brings faculty and students together to work on design/build projects for low-income clients all over the globe, drawing in collaborators from other schools, nations, and disciplines. One of its most high-profile undertakings is the...

  • Woman-Owned Firms Join Forces to Build Healthy Houses

  • urban outfitter

    Sebastian Mariscal develops, designs, and builds—one project at a time.

  • slow and steady

    John Brown runs an unusual architectural practice in Calgary, Alberta. A licensed real estate agent and architect, Brown helps his clients find houses to remodel, does the design and construction, and helps them acquire financing for the work.

  • Architecture Students Design, Then Build

    Architect Hank Louis' University of Utah students get hands-on experience in design-build.

  • in the middle of nowhere

    Alongside the unpaved road to Lori Ryker and Brett W. Nave's home and studio, alpacas and horses nibble placidly at the surrounding grassland. Dusty pickup trucks drive well under the posted speed limit of 35 miles per hour. The Livingston, Mont., compoun

  • field maneuvers

    When Richard Williams, AIA, designed his own house five years ago, he decided to forgo a general contractor and manage the fieldwork himself. He spent nights and early mornings coordinating the various trades before heading to his Washington, D.C., office.