Category Archives: educational

Posts by Bild, for information and the education of others.

PSA’s Drink N’ Crit

Written by Eric Wittman As an architect new to the Portland area, I was extremely excited to attend the Portland Society for Architecture’s “Drink n Crit” held on September 7th.  This event featured the “Visioning Growth” charrette teams presenting their concepts … Continue reading

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Bild Attends Two Multi-Family Passive House Tours

In the past week, I have been fortunate enough to tour two of the largest Passive House projects in North America. The first tour, organized by passivhausMAINE, was of Bayside Anchor located in our back yard of Portland, Maine. The … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise Adaptation Exhibition at SPACE Gallery

Sea level rise has been getting some serious press lately, particularly after super storm Sandy hit New York last year. Designers all over the world are weighing in with ideas for adaptation. I’ve been working with the Portland Society for … Continue reading

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Architecture for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Designing with Ability in Mind

Today’s blog entry during Autism Awareness Month looks at design for autistic individuals through the lens of ability, rather than disability. It seems that when considering Autistic individuals much emphasis could be placed on the individual’s fears, dislikes and disabilities. … Continue reading

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Architecture for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Spatial Considerations

Continuing our series on Architecture for Autism Spectrum Disorders, we take a look at Spatial Considerations. The conflicting opinions of architects regarding lighting design continue in regards to space planning. It is believed that individuals with autism tend to be … Continue reading

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Architecture for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Lighting

Since April is Autism Awareness month, Bild Architecture has dedicated this month’s blog to exploring architectural design theory in designing for Autistic learners. Designing learning spaces for children on the Spectrum is often misunderstood and has come under much debate … Continue reading

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What is Bild Architecture about?

Welcome to Bild’s first “frequently asked questions” blog! What is Bild Architecture? Bild Architecture LLC is a 2011 formed architecture firm whose partners, Evan Carroll and Sasha Salzberg, have over five years of design experience and over a decade of … Continue reading

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What do Architects DO?!

I’ve had a few conversations recently about my work, and I’ve noticed that not everyone knows what architects DO! If you’ve ever been curious about what architects do, I hope that this post will help. First, here are a few common misconceptions about architects: … Continue reading

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