Podcast

Discover how you can "green" your life by building a knowledge base of current sustainable and eco-savvy trends. This series will delve into hot topics, current standards and practices, ways to design better spaces, and specify materials that benefit not only us, as consumers, but the world as a whole. Members of CaraGreen, a sustainable materials distributor, and other industry leaders weigh in throughout the series. This is Build Green Live Green.

Episode 60- Boiphilic Design at home

In episode 60 of our podcast Build Green, Live Green; CaraGreen Sales Rep And expert Kristine Hart discusses Biophilic Design at home.



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Episode 59 Understanding Biomimicry

Today we cover the topic of biomimicry and building materials. We've touched on biomimicry in the past in a general, kind of at a larger scale. We want to drill in a little bit more on the building materials side because that's Care Green’s specialty, and we're starting to see more
sustainable building materials introduced and more of these green projects that are using some of these Biomimicry techniques and building materials that are inspired by nature.

Biomimicry is the process of modeling materials, product structures, etcetera, on living organisms, elements, and systems. So, bio means life,
and mimic means to imitate. So, you are imitating life.



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Episode 58 - Synchronizing Sustainable Design and Landscape Architecture with Special Guest Meg Calkins of the North Carolina State University

In this episode, we interview Meg Calkins, Department Head and Professor of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina Statue University (NCSU) to discuss the synchronization of sustainable design and materials in landscape architecture.



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Episode 57 - The Importance of Building Information Modeling (BIM) with Special Guest Benjamin of Anguleris

Join us as we talk to the CEO of Anguleris, Benjamin Glunz, about Building Information Modeling (BIM) and discuss why BIM information is critical for manufacturers. 



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Episode 56 - Forecasting Surfacing Trends with Special Guest John Topic of Willis Distribution

In this episode we speak with John Topic of Willis Distribution. We discuss the changing demands of surfacing in the industry with respects to new needs for product health and design. 



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Episode 55 - Better Building Materials Marketing with Susan Milne

In this episode, we talk to Susan Milne of Epiphany Studio about the tenets of effective building materials marketing. 



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Episode 54 - Organoid Surfaces: the ultimate biophilic design material

In this episode of Build Green Live Green, we talk to Hans-Peter Forster of Organoid Technologies about the brand ultra-biophilic brand's mission, and what it really means to be sustainable.



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Episode 53 - Flipping the Script: an interview with Jessica of CaraGreen (Michael Bustin Pt 2)

This is part two of our series with Durasein's Michael Bustin, and for this episode, we are flipping the script. Today, Michael interview Jessica on what it takes to market green, boutique brands, and how CaraGreen's business model has shifted during these unprecedented times.



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Episode 52 - Building Materials and Brand with Michael Bustin

In this episode of Build Green Live Green, we talk to Michael Bustin, a longtime friend of CaraGreen, and the marketing genius behind Durasein solid surface. With a background in building materials and a passion for branding, Michael discusses the trajectory of his career and the importance of branding in an industry that often brushes it aside.



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Episode 51 - Partitions: Designing for health and safety

In this episode, Maddie and Jessica discuss partitions and their importance in this new era of post-COVID design. Health, beauty, function, and acoustic value converge into one essential design product for residential and commercial spaces alike.



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