IBS Live, sponsored by Capital One Spark Business, featured 27 programs and socials plus a hoppin’ café during the three days of the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas.
This year’s IBS Live presentations went beyond trends, as programs took a closer look at some of the changes predicted to disrupt the home building industry over the next five years. Here are just a few of the many fun highlights from IBS Live:
The IBS Live Café
“A high-performance home isn’t always just about the building materials,” explains Michael Gardner, principal for Studio G Architecture & Luxus Design Build. “It’s also about looking at the project holistically … [and developing] a solution that works for your site conditions.”
For a desert climate, like Las Vegas where this year’s New American Remodel (TNAR) is located, the goal was to stop the heat from getting into the home. Gardner notes that one of the reasons why...
The official IBS mobile app is the quickest and easiest way to find information and get around at IBS 2019. Receive real-time IBS alerts and plan your show experience with favorite sessions, events, meetings and exhibitor booths.
The IBS mobile app is free and can be downloaded to your smartphone or tablet via the app store (Apple and Google Play). Just search for “Builders’ Show App.”
To get the most out of it once you’ve downloaded the app, here are some tips.
This year’s New American Remodel® is a 1950s home in downtown Las Vegas where the focus lies in taking advantage of nature and sustainability.
“Everybody think sustainability is all of the technology, all of these products ... but that's just one part of it,” explains Michael Gardner, principle for Studio G Architecture & Luxus Design Build. “We're trying to bring that whole other part of sustainable living into the project.”
One challenge Luxus Design Build inherited...
The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is more than just the show floor! Sign up to take one of home tours throughout the Las Vegas region where you will see the latest and greatest products and practices in context. Here are the tours available at IBS 2019.
Custom Home Tour
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Tickets: $85 each, includes a light breakfast.
Explore Las Vegas’ high-end market where you’ll see...
The IBS Centrals are one of the best places at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) to explore fun, new ideas, refine your skills and gain business information about your specific niche in the building industry.
Six main Centrals are available during the three days of the show (February 19 – 21, 2019), and each offers a specific area of focus within the building industry with its own schedule of events.
What You’ll Find Inside IBS Centrals
Now in its 36th year, The New American Home® (TNAH), The Official Show Home of the annual International Builders Show™ (IBS). Sun West Custom Homes is designing and building this year’s edition, and when completed, it will be 9,028 square feet and incorporate a wide variety of contemporary-modern design, characterized by minimal decoration, abundant glass and flat rooflines.
When Daniel Coletti, president of Sun West Custom Homes, designed TNAH 2019, he had three goals in mind:...
A Look Into The New American Remodel
This year’s New American Remodel is a home built in the 1950s in downtown Las Vegas. “The first thing we wanted to do was find a property that wasn’t in a master plan,” states Michael Gardner, principle for Studio G Architecture & Luxus Design Build. “We wanted to blend West Coast design with living on the farm—taking advantage of nature … so we searched for a property that had a rural agriculture zoning...
When thinking of Las Vegas, not many people will conjure thoughts of a lush, green orchard. And that’s exactly why Michael Gardner, principal of studio g ARCHITECTURE and builder of The New American Remodel 2019, decided to make a backyard orchard a key feature of next year’s show home.
“A lot of people think sustainability is all about technology, but really, that’s just one part of it,” Gardner said. By creating a landscape with a variety of flowers, citrus trees and an herb...
The 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® will showcase a custom-built home, and it will be completed and open for touring during the Builders’ Show, February 19 – 21 in Las Vegas.
A Look Into The New American Home 2019
This year’s New American Home® is the 36th in a series. The IBS show home is one of NAHB’s most successful and visible programs, and is produced and presented by the NAHB Leading Suppliers Council (LSC) and cosponsored with...