Tatsuya Nakagawa

Expert Business Advice with Tatsuya Nakagawa

“There is a huge opportunity in the construction industry. I mean, it has such a big impact on the economy, the carbon footprint. There’s all sorts of opportunities. So, you know, whether it’s attracting, you know, great marketers, great technology individuals, people that want to work in the labor force, whatever.” - Tatsuya Nakagawa, CEO at… ( read more )

David Applebaum

Delivering Invaluable Architecture with David Applebaum

“A client said to Frank Lloyd Wright, ‘You know, of course, you’re famous; all your clients are rich.’ And he scowled and said, ‘I don’t care whether I’m doing a chicken coop. If the client is open to doing something really special, I’m in.’ He would have said it a little more elegantly, but that’s… ( read more )

Mike Merrill

Control Your Construction Costs with Mike Merrill

“Trying to track hours and production and try and keep ahead of where you’re at on your project based on budget and when you’re committed to be done… often you were three or four weeks behind in your reporting… and it just seemed like there were more jobs left at the end of the money… ( read more )

Gregory Hart

Upcoming Trends in AEC with Gregory Hart

“Private equity and tech are two things you got to watch in this space because they will upend it potentially over the next even, I mean, I know five years doesn’t sound like a long time, but I think a lot’s going to happen in the next five years.” –Gregory Hart, President of PSMJ Resources Listen… ( read more )

Derek Gruchy

Building Fire-Safe Homes Today with Derek Gruchy

“If you hear a smoke alarm, get out and worry about it being a false alarm later, come back in, laugh, cry, get angry about it. But you get to do those things now.” –Derek Gruchy, Program Coordinator at Seneca College of Fire Protection Engineering Technology Many of us might remember being taught to “Stop, drop,… ( read more )

Jacob Waddell

Hemp and Green Building with Jacob Waddell

“We just need to figure out how to work better with the world around us. I think these hemp materials, natural building in general, is a way to move towards that so we can both have our great comforts that we’ve become accustomed to and work in harmony with our environment.” –Jacob Waddell, President of… ( read more )