29 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!

    S2 #3 A Commitment to Giving Back with Bola Williams-Olley

    S2 #3 A Commitment to Giving Back with Bola Williams-Olley

    On season 2, episode 3 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Bolanle (Bola) Williams-Olley. Bola is a partner and the chief financial officer at architectural firm Mancini Duffy, the founder of the SheBuilds Movement, and a mom of two.

    As a CFO, Bola is setting an example for women in the AEC industry. She talks about her passion for giving back and her advice for those wanting to make an impact, through their work or their philanthropic efforts.

    • 36 min
    S2 #2 Building the Framework for Equitable and Inclusive Workplaces with Yiselle Santos Rivera

    S2 #2 Building the Framework for Equitable and Inclusive Workplaces with Yiselle Santos Rivera

    In the second episode of season two, Anastasia talks with Yiselle Santos Rivera, a senior medical planner and the director of equity, diversity, and inclusion at HKS Architects’ Washington D.C. office.
    She shares her thoughts on the importance of creating spaces for those in minority communities to have their voices heard, and providing development opportunities that can create truly equitable workplaces.

    • 31 min
    S2 #1: Elevating Women in Architecture with Julia Gamolina of Madame Architect

    S2 #1: Elevating Women in Architecture with Julia Gamolina of Madame Architect

    In our first episode of the second season of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Julia Gamolina, founder of Madame Architect, a platform highlighting women that advance the practice of architecture from all backgrounds, levels, and corners of the field.

    To date, Julia has published over 100 interviews with women in the industry, aimed at encouraging young women to enter the field of architecture by showing the many choices they have in crafting a dynamic, meaningful, and interesting career.

    • 23 min
    #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

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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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