Tag archives for: home construction

Kingdom City Saudi Arabia
June 18, 2017

Digital Construction and Smart Cities – Interview with Paul Doherty

I had the pleasure to talk with Paul Doherty, AIA, President and CEO of the digit group. Paul is a BIM pioneer, construction innovator, and smart city strategist. / continue reading

Predicting our future
April 26, 2017

Predicting Our Future with Andrew Weinreich

In this podcast episode, my guest is Andrew Weinreich. We talk about the future of homebuilding against the backdrop of Andrew’s new podcast Predicting Our Future/ continue reading

Conscious Building
February 13, 2017

The Conscious Builder – Interview with Casey Grey

In this podcast interview, Casey Grey talks about Conscious Building, passive houses, and  and how we can make our homes healthier. / continue reading

January 12, 2017

Building with Recycled Plastics – Interview with Jeff Mintz of Envirolastech

Plastic waste is a huge global problem and we need viable solutions. In this interview with Jeff Mintz, CEO of Envirolastech, we discuss how plastic can be recycled and used as a building material in a unique way. / continue reading

December 17, 2015

Visualization as a Sales Tool – Interview with Doug Vickerson

In this podcast episode I interview Doug Vickerson, the CEO of Renoworks Software. Their design and presentation sofware tools help manufacturers and remodelers sell more through personalized visualizations. / continue reading

October 19, 2015

Tiny Houses – An Alternative Way of Building and Living

Is a huge house the ultimate goal? Not for everybody.

In the United States the average size of new single family in 2013 was 2,662 square feet (247.3 m2). The small house movement (also known as the “tiny house movement”) is a description for the architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homes (source: Wikipedia). / continue reading

October 21, 2014

UK Rented Housing Heat Map

This interactive heat map visualizes the rented housing hotspots in the UK. Explore the live map. / continue reading

June 13, 2014

Make Your Business a Little Greener with a Rain Water System

Water is an extremely precious natural resource and by not collecting rain water when it’s available you are letting it go to waste, especially if you have a large exterior space around your premises. You could be saving hundreds in cash every year, and do good by the environment, by collecting rain water from around your business premises whenever it storms. Setting up your own rain water system is relatively inexpensive and you’ll get the satisfaction of making your business just a little bit greener by installing one. / continue reading

March 21, 2014

Sealing the Deal with Buyer Bait – The Secrets of Dressing Your Housing Project

For even the finest architectural gems, selling a new build is not just about selling cutting edge design. The property market relies upon selling emotions. How will the buyer feel when they live there, holiday there or build a business there? The only way to create these emotions for a buyer is to set the scene. Forget impressive open spaces, aim to dress your housing project to specifically entice your target audience. It’s all about creating the right buyer bait. / continue reading

January 18, 2014

3 Reasons Barn Conversions Will Thrive in 2014

Barn conversions have been massively popular over the past decade as people turn their sights to converting old, disused buildings into large, bespoke homes without the need to start from scratch.  The number of barn conversions is only going to increase, so here’s why those of us in the construction industry need to sit up and get involved in the barn conversion industry. / continue reading

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