26 episodes

The design and construction industry is not just about buildings. It's about the people behind the buildings. Every other Tuesday, join Anastasia Barnes, publisher of High-Profile Monthly, as she interviews forward-thinking professionals within the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC)industry that are actively transforming the ways in which we work together and embracing new technologies and innovations to provide a more efficient, productive industry. If you work in the Architecture, Engineering or Construction (AEC) industry or are considering entering the field, this podcast is for you!

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The design and construction industry is not just about buildings. It's about the people behind the buildings. Every other Tuesday, join Anastasia Barnes, publisher of High-Profile Monthly, as she interviews forward-thinking professionals within the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC)industry that are actively transforming the ways in which we work together and embracing new technologies and innovations to provide a more efficient, productive industry. If you work in the Architecture, Engineering or Construction (AEC) industry or are considering entering the field, this podcast is for you!

    #26 - Living With Heat: Exploring Solutions for Extreme Heat in Boston and Beyond

    #26 - Living With Heat: Exploring Solutions for Extreme Heat in Boston and Beyond

    On episode 26 , Anastasia welcomes Tyler Shannon, architect and data scientist, and Kate Bubriski, director of sustainability and building performance at Arrowstreet.

    They discuss Living with Heat report that was published in November of 2019. The project was led by the ULI Boston/New England Climate Resilience Committee, whose mission is to provide the Metro Boston region with design and policy solutions to tackle the risks and vulnerabilities of rising extreme heat predicted by 2070. 

    • 25 min
    Getting Back to Work: Decoding the Guidelines for Workplace Compliance

    Getting Back to Work: Decoding the Guidelines for Workplace Compliance

    In episode 25 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Dan Titus, CEO of HRP Associates, an environmental consulting firm headquartered in Farmington, Conn.

    As more AEC professionals begin returning to their places of work during the pandemic, Titus helps break down the requirements and recommendations for safe workplaces, and offers guidance on effective protocols for staying in compliance and operating safely in the long term.

    • 37 min
    Utilizing Technology with the End User in Mind

    Utilizing Technology with the End User in Mind

    In episode 24 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia talks with Daniel Stonecipher, senior director of innovation at PROCON, Inc., a design/build firm based in New Hampshire.

    Stonecipher talks about how companies can use technology to collect and transform data into usable insights, further streamlining operations and effectively developing an “end in mind” strategy.

    • 36 min
    Promoting Safety and Inclusivity with Jane Henry

    Promoting Safety and Inclusivity with Jane Henry

    n episode 23 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Jane Henry, founder of SeeHerWork, a safety consultancy and product manufacturing company that designs workwear, safety equipment, and other job-specific products sized to the unique body needs of both women and men.

    By introducing properly fitting clothing and equipment, Henry says employers can promote safety in the industry, create more inclusive work environments for women, and address the workforce shortages that exist today.

    • 21 min
    Creating Spaces for Diversity in the AEC Industry with Alicia Washington

    Creating Spaces for Diversity in the AEC Industry with Alicia Washington

    In episode 22 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Alicia Washington, director of marketing at HRP Associates, and president-elect of the Society for Marketing Professionals Connecticut chapter (SMPS CT).

    Alicia talks about SMPS CT’s new Diversity and Inclusion Initiative and shares her own journey as a person of color in the AEC industry. She also shares how leaders can have those often difficult conversations about diversity and inclusion that promote real change within our industry.

    • 33 min
    Fathom: Embracing the Unknown and Designing a Future with Intention

    Fathom: Embracing the Unknown and Designing a Future with Intention

    In episode 21 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia talks with Matt Reiniger and Ben Callaghan, associate partners at Fathom, a future design firm helping manufacturers, architects, builders, and engineers go beneath the surface to reconnect people with what gives their work meaning and drives unprecedented performance.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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PJBKLYN12 ,

So great for the industry!

Such a refreshing and and fun voice for the industry. I look forward to every new episode. And “Ask Anastasia’s Dad” is my fave :)

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