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Michael Green is an architect and a partner in the Vancouver firm McFarlane Green Biggar Architecture + Design Inc. Initially I was interested to speak with Michael about the recent innovations in mid-rise wood frame construction. But the conversation quickly expanded to a much larger exploration of the sustainability challenges that we face today. Listen
In this podcast, we speak with Joanne Perdue, the founding Director of the University of Calgary’s Office of Sustainability. Joanne is an architect, and her visionary leadership at the University is informed by more than twenty years’ of practical experience advancing green buildings and sustainable community design. If your organization has a campus of buildings
Dr. Ron Dembo is the Founder and CEO of the cleantech company Zerofootprint, which amongst other things launched the first re-skinning awards in 2010 that are attempting to jump-start the discussion around how we might retrofit entire cities in order to massively reduce our collective environmental footprint. Dr. Dembo has some interesting insights into building
An entrepreneurial thought-leader, Frans Johansson is the author of the best-selling book, The Medici Effect. The book is a fascinating journey to the Intersection: the place where ideas from different fields and cultures collide, exploding into extraordinary new innovations. Johansson shows that by combining what you and your organization do best with something slightly different,