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Build Better is an original podcast series created by DIRTT Environmental Solutions. DIRTT stands for Doing It Right This Time. These stories come from our clients and experts who chose to use digital construction for interior build-outs. You’ll hear how they went from skeptics to believers in every kind of space from hospitals to classrooms to Fortune 500 corporate headquarters.

Build Better is an original podcast series created by DIRTT Environmental Solutions. DIRTT stands for Doing It Right This Time. These stories come from our clients and experts who chose to use digital construction for interior build-outs. You’ll hear how they went from skeptics to believers in every kind of space from hospitals to classrooms to Fortune 500 corporate headquarters.
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Canada

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Build Better is an original podcast series created by DIRTT Environmental Solutions. DIRTT stands for Doing It Right This Time. These stories come from our clients and experts who chose to use digital construction for interior build-outs. You’ll hear how they went from skeptics to believers in every kind of space from hospitals to classrooms to Fortune 500 corporate headquarters.

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+14037235000


Episodes

Tech School uses Integrated Prefab to Reno Old Industrial Bldg

3/22/2019
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The CAST Tech high school in San Antonio Texas is a special school. Supported by the local businesses, the curriculum is designed to produce graduates armed with the tech skills that will almost assuredly get them a job and/or set them up for success in their secondary education. The building chosen wasn't an obvious one. While it is downtown, and close to the companies looking to support and later hire the students, the building is an old vocational school built in the 30s. On top of...

Duration:00:27:18

Women in Construction

3/7/2019
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In spite of the desperate need for more skilled tradespeople in construction, where wages are higher than many other industries, women are not applying. The reasons range from safety concerns to blatant sexism to just simply not thinking they even can apply. Shannon Boe and Staci Piasecki are DIRTTbags who come from the world of construction. In this episode of Build Better they talk about how things are slowly changing and how DIRTT, as a method of construction, could help change things...

Duration:00:28:54

Kansas City Hospital Builds and Renos in DIRTT

2/25/2019
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Doctor-owned and fast growing, the Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute needed changes to keep their edge in a highly competitive sector. They planned to simultaneously renovate and build a new wing, all while continuing to serve patients and keep infection rates low. Not easy if you're building conventionally with drywall. After much deliberation, they decided to go with DIRTT. Two years into the project, the DIRTT bid is the only one that's stayed the same. Join the KCOI team on their...

Duration:00:26:51

Mariner Wealth Advisors builds to win!

2/6/2019
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Mariner chose passive optical networks (PON) as the IT backbone for the company. It’s unlimited bandwidth and 12-mile radius made them steer away from a conventional copper implementation. It also opened more real estate for extra employee perks. Watch the video case study following the build-out of Mariner Wealth Advisors' HQ.

Duration:00:25:00

Greater Atlanta Christian School chooses renovation over rubble

2/5/2019
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This non-profit school wanted to give faculty and students better places to learn. They weighed costs, schedule and quality and found they could meet the needs of all three using an existing building and DIRTT. Even for the heavy timber design of a performing arts center. Watch the video case study of Greater Atlanta Christian School.

Duration:00:26:37

JDA Software’s Client Experience Center is a game changer

2/2/2019
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Everyone from the general contractor to the design team to the a/v provider knew conventional construction was not going to provide the first impression JDA wanted. After a trip to DIRTT headquarters in Calgary, they knew they found their answer. See the JDA build-out in the video case study.

Duration:00:28:42

University turns dated convention center into nursing school

2/1/2019
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The remote town of Taos is fiercely proud of their adobe architecture. So, when the local university bought the abandoned convention center for one dollar, they had a lot of “input” from the citizens. To say nothing of the task of turning it into a 21st century health sciences campus with the infrastructure their students needed. Watch the amazing transformation that preserves the adobe structure while transforming the interior into a modern health sciences school.

Duration:00:27:50