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We shine the spotlight on mental health and physical health issues and progress in the construction industry. Listen to the podcast or read our short digestible Q & As plus articles.

Steel mesh wraps Nike’s LeBron James Innovation Center by Olson Kundig

Architecture

Steel mesh wraps Nike’s LeBron James Innovation Center by Olson Kundig

A full-size basketball court and a 200-metre track are among the spaces found inside a large, metal-clad building designed by US firm Olson Kundig on the Nike campus in Oregon. The LeBron James Innovation Center is part of the 300-acre (121-hectare) Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. The new facility is named after the basketball star LeBron James, who has been affiliated with Nike since 2003. The LeBron James Innovation […]

todayOctober 8, 2021 12 2

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Architecture

Psychologist’s office and tranquil garden hidden behind concrete wall in Uruguay

Architects Pedro Livni and Rafael Solano have created a psychologist's office behind a tall concrete wall in Ciudad de la Costa, Uruguay. Located within the garden of an existing property, the low-slung structure encompasses 35 square metres and is hidden by a wall that runs its full width. The psychologist's office stands behind a concrete wall Only a door and a circular aperture, which was informed by the work of […]

todaySeptember 6, 2021 14

Constructive Voices podcast top 1.5% worldwide

Apprenticeships

The Constructive Voices Podcast is currently ranked in the top 1.5% of all podcasts worldwide

Synchronicity and common values brought our team together earlier in 2021. Our first episode was broadcast on 6th April 2021 and now, only four months later, we are ranked in the top 1.5% of all podcasts worldwide. Our intention is to inspire change within the construction industry. We hoped by putting together a high-quality podcast that this might help start some important conversations that may cause ripples of positive change […]

todayAugust 20, 2021 19 4 6

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Health

Episode Nine: Climate Change and the Construction Industry. Plus How This Group of Leaders are Helping with Health Issues

At the time of releasing this episode, wildfires have been raging again in Greece and temperatures have become unbearable across parts of the States, it really is impossible to avoid the issue of climate change. Pete The Builder talks to Steve Randall about how this affects the construction industry and how you and your team can best deal with this huge issue. Skanska's Director of Health, Safety and Well Being, Dylan Roberts, […]

todayJuly 30, 2021 12 1 3

Can a Passivhaus change your life Residents at Wootton Wawen tell us-1

Environment

Can a Passivhaus change your life? Residents at Wootton Wawen tell us

I have asthma and am sensitive to my environment so I have been thinking about what life might be like if I were to live in a Passivhaus. Right now I frequently have to use my inhaler and am also suffering from skin problems. I believe these are all related to my very sensitive system and the building materials used in our current home. So recently while researching this issue, […]

todayJuly 15, 2021 272 2 2

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Health

Episode Four: 25th May 2021: John Burton (Liverpool Narcos) Talks About Employing Ex-Cons, Pete The Builder On New Builds

John Burton (Liverpool Narcos) Talks About Employing Ex-Cons, Pete The Builder On New Builds & Jackie Interviews James Rudoni Of Mates In Mind Did you know that the entire month of May is Mental Health Month in the States? Of course, we had Mental Health Week in the UK from 10th to 16th May. We were lucky enough to catch up with the M.D. of Mates In Mind - the […]

todayMay 5, 2021 231 2 3

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Apprenticeships

Episode Three 11th May 2021: Mixed Reality In Construction, A Mates Chat About Mental Health & An In-Depth Look At Apprenticeships

Mixed Reality In Construction, A Mates Chat About Mental Health & An In-Depth Look At Apprenticeships If you have been wondering about how you might integrate Mixed Reality into your construction projects, you have definitely come to the right place. Jordan Lawver, of Trimble, gives an excellent and entertaining introduction to this topic. Learn from Jordan how Mixed Reality can really work for you. Listen to Pete The Builder and […]

todayMay 5, 2021 161 2 2

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Apprenticeships

Episode Two: 20th April 2021: Can we achieve zero plastic in construction by 2040? Plus top health consultant, Jennie Armstrong, pushes for a prevention attitude

Can we achieve zero plastic in construction by 2040? Plus top health consultant, Jennie Armstrong, pushes for a prevention attitude Coming up on this episode of Constructive Voices, Henry MacDonald has been looking into a big topic for the industry, plastic waste. How can we cut down on using plastic? What alternatives are there? And why should we be bothered about it anyway? Pete the Builder Is back to share […]

todayMay 5, 2021 191 3 2

Health

Health consultant, Jennie Armstrong, pushes for a prevention attitude

Life and work before COVID seem like a lifetime ago right now. Unfortunately, for construction, health issues have been a problem that we've faced for a number of years. And it's quite a significant problem for construction. Here comes a shocking statistic around that. For every one safety fatality that we have, there are 100 fatalities that are related to a health issue. Many of these things are to do […]

todayMarch 12, 2021 15 2

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