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Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

Release Date: 04/30/2019

S2 #15: A Place to Live: Creating Long-term Solutions for Homelessness show art S2 #15: A Place to Live: Creating Long-term Solutions for Homelessness

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 15 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Marc Margulies, principal and senior partner at , and Joe Finn, president and executive director of the . They are working to change the ways in which homelessness is addressed in Massachusetts, something that continues to be a complex issue and one that demands immediate solutions.  Margulies and Finn talk about their mission to create an efficient, cost-effective, and replicable model of new construction designed specifically to address the needs of long-term and chronically homeless people in the state.

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S2 #14: The Emergence of Ghost Kitchens and the Future of Restaurant Design show art S2 #14: The Emergence of Ghost Kitchens and the Future of Restaurant Design

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 14 of the Build Better Podcast, Anastasia welcomes Meredith Sandland, co-author of the book, “Delivering the Digital Restaurant.” Previously, she served as the chief development officer at Taco Bell, and as the COO of Kitchen United.  Sandland has created and driven disruptive growth at both Fortune 100 and start-up companies, and has spent a decade navigating changing consumer demands and real estate environments for restaurants. She shares more about the recent shifts in consumer behavior, and how the emergence of ghost kitchens and other methods of food...

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S2 #13: Achieving Sustainability Goals with CLT Building Projects with Jonathan Rossini and Marc Perras show art S2 #13: Achieving Sustainability Goals with CLT Building Projects with Jonathan Rossini and Marc Perras

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 13 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia talks with Marc Perras, associate principal at , and Jon Rossini, project manager at , about the new $23 million, 33,000sf building for the , located on Main Street in Brockton, Mass. The building is the Commonwealth’s first project of this scale, using only public funds, to use cross-laminated timber in its construction. Perras and Rossini talk about the sustainable design elements of the DUA building, and how cross-laminated timber can be used to achieve sustainability goals in a variety of construction projects.

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S2 #12: Achieving Equitable Outcomes in the Long Term with Barry Reaves of the BPDA show art S2 #12: Achieving Equitable Outcomes in the Long Term with Barry Reaves of the BPDA

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 12 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Barry Reaves, the ’s (BPDA) first ever director of diversity, equity, and inclusion. He is responsible for the development and oversight of the BPDA’s racial equity and diversity priorities, and works to establish collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to foster a more inclusive, equitable, welcoming, supportive, and diverse agency. Reaves shares what the BPDA is doing to encourage minority- and women-owned businesses to participate in contracting opportunities, and the ways industry...

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S2 #11: The Gold Standard: Recognizing Massachusetts Businesses for a Commitment to Excellence with Edward Palleschi show art S2 #11: The Gold Standard: Recognizing Massachusetts Businesses for a Commitment to Excellence with Edward Palleschi

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 11 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia talks with Edward Palleschi, the undersecretary for the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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S2 #10: Transforming a Historical Landmark into a Resource for the Community with Jason Jewhurst and Patrick McKenna show art S2 #10: Transforming a Historical Landmark into a Resource for the Community with Jason Jewhurst and Patrick McKenna

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 10 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Jason Jewhurst, partner and principal at Bruner/Cott Architects, and Patrick McKenna, senior project manager at Community Solutions, to talk about the adaptive reuse conversion of the former Swift Gold Leaf Factory in Hartford, Conn.

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S2 #9: Building a Resilient Future through Resourceful Innovation with Scott Burnham show art S2 #9: Building a Resilient Future through Resourceful Innovation with Scott Burnham

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 8 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia talks with Scott Burnham. He is an author, entrepreneur, consultant, and founder of Reprogramming the City, a global initiative encouraging cities to repurpose and reuse existing urban assets to improve quality of life and ecological health.

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S2 #8: Achieving Equitable Diversity in Architecture with Pascale Sablan of Beyond the Built Environment show art S2 #8: Achieving Equitable Diversity in Architecture with Pascale Sablan of Beyond the Built Environment

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 8 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Pascale Sablan, associate at Adjaye Associates in New York City, and the founder and executive director of Beyond the Built Environment, an organization that addresses the inequitable disparities in architecture and within communities most underserved by the profession.

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S2 #7: A Push for Change: Prioritizing Indoor Air Quality at a Critical Time with Dan Diehl of Aircuity show art S2 #7: A Push for Change: Prioritizing Indoor Air Quality at a Critical Time with Dan Diehl of Aircuity

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 7 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Dan Diehl, CEO of Aircuity, a company providing accurate ventilation for healthy and sustainable buildings.

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S2 #6: Providing a Pathway for Students in Engineering with Rohan Freeman show art S2 #6: Providing a Pathway for Students in Engineering with Rohan Freeman

Build Better with Anastasia Barnes

On season 2, episode 6 of the Build Better podcast, Anastasia welcomes Rohan Freeman, founder and president of The Freeman Companies, a multi-disciplinary engineering design and construction services firm in Connecticut.

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On Episode 6 of Build Better, Anastasia welcomes Jeremy Gregory, executive director of MIT’s Concrete Sustainability Hub and Jean Carroon, FAIA, principal of Goody Clancy, to learn more about embodied carbon and to discuss the challenges those in the A/E/C industry face in reducing their carbon footprint. Embodied carbon refers to the environmental impact associated with the construction of buildings and creating the materials for those buildings. Carroon and Gregory talk about how there is no “one size fits all” solution for this complex issue, and how companies can do their part in protecting the environment now and in the long term.

Both guests are on the advisory board for the "Embodied Carbon in Buildings" Conference on May 31, 2019 at the Samberg Conference Center at the MIT Sloan School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.