The Built Environment Innovation Podcast

Discussing Innovation in the Built Environment 

Come on a journey and be inspired by the ways our built environment is changing for the better.  

The Built Environment Innovation Podcast aims to bring you insights from the ways innovation is being used to transform the industry.

This podcast is for anyone with an interest in all areas of construction and ways of making it more sustainable, inclusive, productive and resilient.

Hear from thought leaders from Scotland, the UK and across the world, hosted by our resident expert Stephen Good.  

Browse our latest episodes below or watch them on your preferred streaming platform. 

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Episode 3 - Inclusion in Construction

In this episode we sit down with key change makers in construction's diversity and inclusion: Emily Carr, Kier Construction, Douglas Morrison, CSIC, and Anne Johnstone, Fair Futures Partnership.

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Episode 4 - Team ESTEEM

A conversation with Alex MacLaren of Team ESTEEM, a student team participating in the Solar Decathlon Middle East. They are building an innovative house using Scottish homegrown mass timber and manufacturing the timber panels in our own Innovation Factory.

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Episode 5 - The Retrofit Challenge

Dubbed ‘the greatest challenge of our age’, our guests explore how we can turn this challenge into opportunity and find viable methods to move forward in reaching a decarbonised housing stock by 2050.

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Episode 6 - Lead, Collaborate, Innovate

Hear from CSIC’s new Chairman of the Board – Andy Outram, Turner & Townsend – as he helps lead us into a new era through digital transformation, cultural change, sustainable building, and advanced manufacturing.

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Episode 7 - Skills for the Future

Hear two sides of the story, Government and industry, discuss action, implementation and the importance of changing the way we approach things in order to build skills for the future.

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