Innovative Material Use in Residential Design

Sponsored by ICC Evaluation Service, LLC

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand why specific material choices were made
  2. Understand why specific technology choices were made
  3. Understand why specific design/siting decisions were made and how these decisions contributed to both the project’s performance and its architectural excellence
  4. Identify effective means for communicating with clients about the budgetary/design give-and-take


This test is no longer available for credit
Technological advances and expanding uses for materials continue to push design into daring new territory. Leading practitioners will present case studies illustrating how these changes have affected their approach to residential design. Topics to be covered include material and technology choices; energy-saving strategies; balancing aesthetic choices with building performance; and meeting and managing client expectations.