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Archive: March, 2016

‘Profitable Public Golf Course’ is NOT an Oxymoron Says Club Designer Nicholas

A change in mindset and a ‘revenue-based’ clubhouse redesign can lessen, if not eliminate, the tax burden says award-winning Club Designer, Dan Nicholas, who designed the clubhouses for suburban Chicago’s top two most profitable public courses from the Daily Herald’s recent list (see graphic below). With nearly two-thirds of suburban Chicago’s mostly municipal public courses…

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Why Virtual Reality Will Become More Than a ‘Cool Factor’ in the AEC Industry

Virtual Reality (VR) is not new. But many barriers, including cost and its inability to integrate seamlessly with popular AEC software platforms, previously prevented ‘virtual reality’ from becoming a ‘practical reality’ in the industry. Now advances in technology have finally caught up with the vision of what it could be. At the 2016 International Builders Show,…

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The Design Principles Driving Innovative Move-Up Family Home Features

President/CEO, Dan Swift, had the opportunity at the 2016 International Builders Show to talk about the latest ‘must-have’ design features for today’s Move-Up home buyers. Using BSB’s holistic approach to creating highly inhabitable, lifestyle-oriented homes, Dan detailed how to incorporate Thoughtful House™ principles to drive innovation in the Move-Up Family Home market. THE THOUGHTFUL HOUSE™ IS BUILT…

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