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Almost 75% of Millennials and Generation Z are willing to pay extra for sustainable offerings! This willingness will play a major role in the future of gym design and operations, especially if your workout can generate electricity. Yes, you read that right...generate your own electricity! Matt Thorsen, Product Manager at Sportsart joins the show to highlight the ECO POWR fitness line and discuss current and future trends in gym design and construction. Project Spotlights: Reebok/Gensler...
In 10 short years, tech investments in the building industry have increased from $4.5 million to $1.38 billion annually! In this episode we discuss products and technologies that are changing the industry today and in the near future. We highlight wearable technology, management software, robots & drones, blockchain, social media marketing, VR & AR, and the implications of design software advancements. Google and Tesla and Amazon, oh my! Show Music: Intro - "Funky Suspense" from...
LEED + WELL
Buildings today cause 39% of CO2 emissions in the US. If you have not heard of LEED and or WELL, today's episode is a great intro into these industry design standards that are shifting buildings to healthier and more human-centric spaces. We discuss environmental and green building history, LEED and WELL basics, industry perception, issues and potential value. Project Spotlights: Operation Smile Global Headquarters | Virginia Beach, VA American Society of Interior Designer | Washington DC...