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ULI 2017 Urban Ideas Competition Greenfield ste

BSB Design’s ‘Zoetic’ Wins Urban Ideas Competition at ULI Carolinas’ Meeting

On March 24, 2017, BSB Design’s Team ‘Zoetic’ presented their vision, and ultimately the winning proposal, for the redevelopment of a 45-acre site near UNC Charlotte before a distinguished jury panel during the 2017 ULI Carolinas’ Meeting. As part of their 2017 Carolinas’ Meeting, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Carolinas (Charlotte, South Carolina, and Triangle)…

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Zoetic Walkways ULI Urban Ideas Competition BSB Design
Zoetic Walkways ULI Urban Ideas Competition BSB Design

BSB Design with Lincoln Property Company Win Contest Seeking Bold Designs for North Charlotte Site

Walkability, green living, community, connecting — these were all themes that surfaced during the ULI Carolinas‘ first Urban Ideas Competition. The competition was inspired by the ULI Hines competition, a national student design and development competition, and was geared toward challenging local CRE folk to get creative about redevelopment and giving back to the community. For…

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The Sky’s (Practically) the Limit In Using Drones for Land Planning and Design

Exploring the use of leading technology for design innovation and to ‘eliminate project whitespace’ is a major initiative at BSB Design. With that in mind, BSB Design Director of Information Technology (IT), Corey Schmidt, invited BSB’s Autodesk® vendor, Cad Technology Center, to facilitate an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or ‘drone’ flying demonstration outside the company…

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Good Neighbors: A Look at Building for Open Space and Privacy

Overcrowded roads. Insufficient services. Lack of affordable housing options. Insufficient capacity for aging-in-place. This article in Professional Builder magazine, covers the reasons why it makes sense to create neighborhoods that offer varied housing options, in addition to services and walkability. As cities and towns increasingly opt for these types of developments, we are seeing the inclusion…

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