No Whining Allowed: Let’s Build It Smarter

  • Room: ACC North, 200 Level, Room 253AB
Wednesday, May 24, 2023: 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM



Rob Corbin
Vice President of Operations
Trumark Homes
Ron Nestor
Senior Principal
WHA, Inc.


With the "end" of the pandemic, the expected return to "normal" has been anything but. Responding to challenging conditions that include economic, environmental, supply chain, new code and upgraded sustainable design changes can be tough. But we are not going to whine about it: Let's figure out how we are going to take on the challenges and build a smarter future through innovative design concepts, new programming ideas and construction techniques. Our panel of different viewpoints in the industry will showcase creative ideas for more affordable housing solutions that can help cities meet their requirements, will share density alternatives to make more efficient use of expensive land, and peer into techniques to make homes more affordable to build.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, you will be able to:
1. Understand design concepts that make homes more affordable
2. Understand density concepts that provide for efficient use of land
3. Understand construction techniques that save money
4. Think more about the future of homebuilding