Welcome to Built Different, a podcast about the technology, teams and trendsetters who are changing the way we build.
Hosts Grant Hagen and Brian Vizarreta - two of the leading voices in the worlds of reality capture and construction tech - are building a community that is obsessed with questioning the status quo, creating cultures of innovation and equipping everyone with tools to, quite simply, build different.
You can expect inspirational yet practical stories from innovators on the frontlines to the leadership teams casting a vision for a better way to build.
Ep 5 | Data Driven Analytics for a Sustainable Construction Industry
June 22, 2022 • 39 MIN
In this episode of Built Different, Matt & Chris are joined by Gayatri Shahane, Data Scientist at StructionSite. They talk about how StructionSite is leveraging data analytics to measure the impact of the construction industry on the environment and propose solutions for reducing the sector's contribution to climate change and pollution.
Ep 4 | Leveraging Newmetrix to Facilitate Predictive Models for Reducing Safety Risk
June 8, 2022 • 33 MIN
In this episode of Built Different, Matt & Chris are joined by Josh Kanner, Founder and CEO at Newmetrix. They discuss how the Newmetrix platform uses AI technology to reduce risk on jobsites, using more than 15 centuries of incident data and millions of construction images to create valuable predictive outcome models for clients.
Ep 3 | StructionSite Startup Journey with CEO and Co-Founders
May 25, 2022 • 29 MIN
In this episode of Built Different, Matt is joined by Phillip Lorenzo, Co-Founder and Chief Data Officer at StructionSite and Dan Zito, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder at StructionSite.
They talk about the startup experience of StructionSite as founders, from identifying a product fit and a sustainable market for growth to navigating the waters of entrepreneurship and building things from the ground up.
Ep 2 | New tech adoption with John Andres of ANDRES Construction Services
May 11, 2022 • 49 MIN
John Andres, Operations Technology Manager at ANDRES Construction Services, is a third-generation Texas builder who grew up in construction. What started as an internship pulling nails out of boards has led to a career in discovering and implementing construction tech to make Andres more profitable and efficient.
Hear more on John's journey, the story that convinced him to trade the field for the office, and how StructionSite allows Andres to tackle issues and solve problems that arise during construction.
Ep 1 | Exploring construction technologies with Ben Stocker of Skender
April 27, 2022 • 40 MIN
Although construction is majorly on-site, innovations such as BIM, 360° cameras, drones, AI, augmented reality (AR) technology, and virtual reality, among others, have been made to monitor projects remotely through collaborative cloud platforms. These changes have simplified the tracking of work on job sites and enabled ease and speed.
To talk more about the use of tech in the construction industry, as well as the automation of manual processes, Matt and Chris are joined by Ben Stocker, Construction Technologist at Skender.
Built Different Trailer
April 19, 2022 • < 1 MIN
Welcome to Built Different, a podcast by boots-on-the-ground workers who are built different and like to get the job done. We’re here to listen, question the status quo, and continue to find better ways to build the world.