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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • nwBuilt: Saving the Cottage

    Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in:
    • Case Studies
    When nwBuilt wanted to redevelop the lot and build a new, contemporary urban farmhouse, they didn’t want have to demolish the existing house. So, with the help of a large truck and crew, they safely relocated it nearby!
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  • The City of Seattle Is Moving the Market

    Posted on Dec 18, 2018 in:
    • Community
    • Built Green News
    • Benefits & Incentives
    In past years, we have rewarded builders who have either stepped up their participation in Built Green or have been on the cutting edge and thus have led the market forward. This year, in studying our certification numbers and evaluating factors driving Built Green’s success, green building incentives, especially in the city of Seattle, stood out as having truly helped move the market
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  • Kickstarting Green Building Everywhere

    Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in:
    • Community
    • Built Green News
    • Benefits & Incentives
    Built Green has seen a lot of success, but our numbers are not evenly spread across the Puget Sound area. In recent years, we’ve seen big numbers and high market shares in Seattle, Shoreline, Kirkland, and Issaquah. Why these areas? The short answer is: incentives.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer