Building Design Expert Podcast
By Mark Wilson MCIAT - Building Design Expert
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The BuildingDesignExpert podcast is a showcase for innovation and evolving technology within the construction industry. I am a Chartered Architectural Technologist with over 30 yrs industry experience which I put to good use when interviewing leading industry experts, pundits, entrpreneurs and innovators on topical issues on the day.
||CleanBDE Podcast – CDM 2015 with Peter Caplehorn||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – CDM 2015 with Peter Caplehorn . April 6 2015 saw the launch of the new Construction (Design and management) Regulations, and if the truth is acknowledged also saw a bit of a wake up of the construction design profession||14 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnergy saving on the next level||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Energy saving on the next level . You don’t have to be a highly qualified construction professional to get on in the world of construction. Cathy Debenham is a journalist; nothing wrong with that – But she is one wi||26 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – In conversation with Peter Caplehorn||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – In Conversation with Peter Caplehorn . It is very common for professionals and tradespersons alike, to underline their careers with a reference to how long that career has lasted,||10 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Carbon Free Concrete with David Ball||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Carbon Free Concrete with David Ball . A carbon free world is something that perhaps we can only aspire to in our dreams, as one way or another we are going to have CO2 generating energy sources.||14 12 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Construction Social Media with Su Butcher||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Construction Social Media with Su Butcher . Some would argue, and others may reluctantly concede that social media, to one extent or another has taken over our lives. That is, if we have let it.||30 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Passivhaus with Elrond Burrell and Chris Herring||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Passivhaus with Elrond Burrell and Chris Herring . Architype Architects are based in Hereford and have a passion for sustainable architecture. Hand in glover with sustainable building design is the need to reduce en||16 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Unstabilised Rammed Earth pt.2||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Unstabilised Rammed Earth pt.1 This is part 2 and the final part of my interview with Roland Keable and we are talking “Unstabilised Rammed Earth wall construction”. How do you ‘stabilise’ Rammed Earth Wall con||3 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Unstabilised Rammed Earth pt.1||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Unstabilised Rammed Earth pt.1 In my introduction to this podcast I describe this type of walling as a “niche” construction. How many times have you seen “rammed Earth Walling” in your recent travels around any b||26 10 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Approved Inspector||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Approved Inspector Some would say that the construction industry’s greatest achievement, never to happen, was the devolution of the planning system to private companies. After all they did it with Building Control and||15 9 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Concrete Eating Robot pt.2||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Concrete eating Robot pt.2 Every now and again someone, somewhere has, what on the face of it sounds like a delusional idea that they will revolutionise the world. Look up a year or so later,||1 9 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Concrete Eating Robot pt.1||Every now and again you might happen across an idea. If you’re like me the idea’s generally not yours, and you’re thinking that’s so simple why didn’t I rethink of that. I have come to the conclusion that largely it is how our minds have been||25 8 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – LABC pt.2||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – LABC pt.2 So LABC, and particularly our interviewee Doug Basen, are the first to admit that the ‘dark days’ pre 1984 were not not the best at promoting their organisation as providing a service of which they were pro||11 8 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – LABC 1||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – LABC 1 Your time in the construction industry will determine what iteration of Building Control you may have encountered. Prior to the 1984 Building Act there was the largely adversarial system,||4 8 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – BIM and Passivhaus 2||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – BIM and Passivhaus 2 Passivhaus has been around for so long now, it can pretty much take care of itself – in suitably trained hands that is. However, BIM, we discover, is a process that can add value to any design mode||21 7 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – BIM and Passivhaus 1||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – BIM and Passivhaus 1 We can go back 22 years to find the birth of Passivhaus, and depending upon which expert you speak to, a good many more to discover the grass roots that has blossomed into today’s pursuit of the ho||14 7 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – BIM pt.2||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – BIM pt.2 The construction industry taslks incessantly about ‘doing BIM’, but BIM is as much a mindset change, as a software upgrade. To get different and improved results we must all learn a modified approach to the||30 6 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – BIM 1||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – BIM pt.1 Building Information Modelling, or BIM as it has become so popularly known, is not new; although the BIM acronymn has been popularised by a well known CAD software industry giant,||23 6 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Grand Designs Live 2013||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Grande Designs Live 2013 I was pleased to be invited to be part of the ‘Ask an Expert’ stand at Grand Designs Live. It was rewarding to assist members oif the public who are understandably not versed in the intricaci||9 6 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – George Clarke at Grand Designs Live 2013||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – George Clarke at Grand Designs Live 2013 Grand Designs Live has arguably taken over, or is at least now sharing the mantle, once held by the Ideal Home Exhibition, as the consumer champion for all things to make our live||26 5 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Passivhaus 2||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Passivhaus pt.2 First published Monday 13 May 2013 This is part 2 of the second in a trilogy of podcasts featuring experts in their field from the BRE (Building Research Establishment).||12 5 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – Passivhaus 1||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Passivhaus pt.1 First published Monday 6 May 2013 This is the second in a trilogy of podcasts featuring experts in their field from the BRE (Building Research Establishment). This time we are looking to the hot topic tha||5 5 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – BREEAM 2||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – BREEAM pt.2 First published Monday 22 April 2013 The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method, or BREEAM, has been developed as a best practice scorecard for the construction of ‘Green’ buildin||21 4 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – BREEAM 1||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – BREEAM pt.1 First published Monday 15 April 2013 The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method, or BREEAM, has been developed as a best practice scorecard for the construction of ‘Green’ buildin||14 4 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE Podcast – BSRIA||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – BSRIA First published Monday 1 April 2013 Because of the way terchnology has developed with regard to insulation, and our realisation that air tightness is a major design ingredient, we can now keep more of the heat,||31 3 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE-Podcast – Ecobuild 2013||Building Design Expert Podcast – Ecobuild 2013 First published Monday 11 March 2013 The second published podcast from Building Design Expert highlights events recorded on the middle day (Wednesday 6 March 2013) of Ecobuild at the Excel London.||11 3 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBDE-Podcast – Specified-By||BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – Specified-By First published Monday 25 February 2013 In keeping with the Building Design Expert ethos of bringing useful, interesting and hopefully entertaining information and comment to one single web site.||24 2 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
A superb Podcast by the Building Design Expert …enlightening, don't let this pass you by, you never know, you may learn something new.
ADD it to your playlist now for future resource.
Passionate for Advancing Better Building
This is a great listen for anyone involved in the construction industry. Mark has some interesting guests and he always has a very thorough line of questioning. There is no doubt that this podcast is very helpful in sharing knowledge about better practices and approaches within the industry.
CPD for Building Professionals
Great source of CPD (especially for the SME with a limited budget) to keep up to date in the Building Industry