Broadly speaking, verbs of creation denote the coming into being of the referent of their direct internal argument as a result of the event named by them. Such verbs are therefore often said to take 'effected objects'. Examples in which the entity created is a physical object are shown in (1).
(1) (a) Rebecca built a Victorian style house.
In Event Structures in Linguistic Form and Interpretation, Johannes Dölling, Tatjana Heyde-Zybatow, and Martin Schäfer (eds.), pp. 493–521. Walter de Gruyter, 2008.
Paper, prepublication version, 9 Nov. 2006