UTOPIA's latest editorial webinar (July 21, 2022, 2 pm ET) will feature a panel of experts who will discuss the latest trends and innovations in exterior design, outdoor living, and indoor-outdoor connection in single-family residential construction.
Our expert panel includes a residential and commercial architect from one of the industry's leading design firms; a homebuilding leader from a top-30 builder; and a home exterior and outdoor living design expert from a leading industry supplier.
Our speakers will present fresh research, novel design concepts, and proven solutions for creating production home designs that pop and offer exceptional lifestyle experiences for home buyers.
To watch on-demand, those who registered for the webinar can access the video here.
Didn't attend but still want to watch? Use this registration link and you're all set!
MEET OUR EXTERIOR DESIGN EXPERTS
Land & Housing Development
Nexton | Brookfield Properties
As director of marketing, Cassie Cataline has been part of the master-planning and brand development for Nexton since its inception. She launched the community in 2014 and since then, Nexton has become a nationally recognized model for mixed-use development. Her vision is to create in-person and online environments that provide the ultimate customer experience which connects those who live, work, or visit Nexton to each other -- and to the world.
Jeff Mulcrone, AIA, LEED AP BD+C,
Associate, Director of Design, Chicago Studio
Mulcrone leads the design efforts and oversees the team of architectural designers in Chicago. As an architect focused on sustainability and technology, his experience extends into office, retail, educational, community clubhouses, senior housing, high rise residential, multifamily and single family residential, custom homes, and subsidized housing. He is able to draw from these varied experiences to ensure each project features a unique design that meets and exceeds client expectations.
Vice President, Marketing & Product Management
Westlake Royal Building Products
As a 30+ year veteran in the residential building materials, Steve Booz understands how creating strong connections with building pros is an important part of what manufacturers can do to further the interests of our industry. Central to his work in product development, sales, and marketing has been a focus on finding solutions for the challenges of today and tomorrow while providing products and services that make our industry better. That mindset has been crucial in his latest role at the newly branded Westlake Royal Building Products, integrating the extensive marketing and product platforms of recently acquired Boral North America with those of Royal Building Products and Davinci Roofing.
Content Director, UTOPIA
Editorial Director, Building Design+Construction
David Barista has covered the U.S. construction industry for more than 21 years, including multiple editorial roles at Building Design+Construction magazine, where he currently serves as Editorial Director. He also leads content direction for UTOPIA, SGC Horizon’s new media platform for innovation and advancements in the U.S. housing sector. During his tenure at BD+C, Barista has led the development and planning of two national events; launched several award-winning editorial programs; created the publication’s Daily 5 newsletter; and established content partnerships with more than 45 leading AEC firms. Previously, he was Editor-in-Chief of ProBuilder, Custom Builder, and ProBuilder.com, properties that combined reach more than 200,000 residential design and construction professionals. Dave is a six-time Jesse H. Neal Award winner, and a seven-time finalist. He’s also won numerous editorial awards from the Construction Media Alliance and the American Society of Business Publication Editors.