Feb 27 - 29, 2024 | Las Vegas, NV
Feb 27 - 29, 2024

Building Knowledge Session

How to Consistently Deliver Industry-Leading Design at a Lower Cost

Wednesday, February 1 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM
LVCC - West 219

What It’s About

What is good housing design? On one hand, design is often the most enticing and motivating piece of the home buying experience as it engages customers with every carefully-selected fixture and finish. But in today’s market especially, good design must find a way to carefully balance aesthetics with affordability and efficiency. In this session, discover how to develop a process for consistently delivering cost effective design that is on trend and in-demand by today’s buyer. This framework for good housing design includes five key strategies and 50 best practices for applying them—all with substantial cost savings and a superior user experience. With this researched, vetted and refined framework, you, too, can begin applying good housing design immediately.

What You’ll Learn

  • Identify the five strategies that consistently deliver industry-leading designs at lower cost.
  • Understand the data that denotes a remarkable user experience and how it applies to housing.
  • Explore the 50 best practices that provide opportunities to apply the five key strategies for optimizing housing design.
  • Understand what process can be used to customize the design-optimization framework based on regional market forces and climate factors, business priorities and your tolerance to change.

How to Attend

Participants must be registered for an Expo + Education or Expo + 1-Day Education pass package valid for the day of the session they wish to attend. Seating for sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.


Registration Type

Expo+Education Pass


Architecture & Design


Building Knowledge Session

Level of Content


Who Should Attend

Single Family Builders - General Contracting, Production, Spec/Tract, Single Family Builders - Custom, Designers, Architects, Engineers & Planners


Continuing Education

NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s)

NKBA - 0.100 CEU(s)

AIA – 1.0 LU Hour(s)

AIA CES Credit Eligible

NAHB is a Registered Provider with the American Institue of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this course will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion are available upon request.

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