Buildings and Beyond – Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

Buildings and Beyond – Steven Winter Associates, Inc.


Latest Episodes

Human Psychology and the Built Environment with Kristof Irwin
July 18, 2019

From his experience as an engineer, research scientist, and physicist, Kristof describes the human psychology behind decision making and the physiological impacts associated with the built environment.

We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes with Steve Klocke, Part 2
July 09, 2019

Based on lessons he's learned from certifying over 1,200 dwelling units over the past seven years, Steve discusses the top ten multifamily design mistakes being made over and over again - and how to avoid them.

We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes with Steve Klocke, Part 1
July 02, 2019

Based on lessons he learned certifying over 1,200 dwelling units over the past seven years, Steve discusses the top ten multifamily design mistakes being made over and over again - and how to avoid them.

Healthy & Sustainable Building Materials with Charley Stevenson, Part 2
June 18, 2019

The advancement of building materials has allowed professionals to achieve new heights when constructing high-performance buildings. But, the topic of building materials is not discussed enough, and more consumers are asking important questions.

Healthy & Sustainable Building Materials with Charley Stevenson, Part 1
June 11, 2019

This two-part episode features an interview with Charley Stevenson, a sustainability consultant and green building entrepreneur who has devoted his career to helping others understand and implement healthier materials goals.

The Importance of Climate Policy in Cities with Laurie Kerr
June 04, 2019

As we enter a new era of climate policy, we wanted to evaluate some of the efforts major cities have made along the way. How do cities compare? What improvements have they made? And where should cities start with regards to climate action?

Developing Boston’s Tallest Passive House with Brad Mahoney
May 29, 2019

As we continue our discussions around high-performance buildings, we would be remiss if we did not discuss the laudable endeavor that is MP Boston’s Winthrop Square – projected to be the largest Passive House office space in the world.

NYC’s Green New Deal? Diving into the Climate Mobilization Act with Marc Zuluaga
April 23, 2019

In this episode, Kelly sits down with SWA’s Managing Director of Multifamily Energy Services, Marc Zuluaga to learn more about what is being referred to as NYC’s Green New Deal – and what it means for NYC’s real estate market.

Universal Design with Mary Jo Peterson
April 16, 2019

Universal Design recognizes that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to design and construction. By incorporating Universal Design into the built environment, we can accommodate for the widest variety of people, regardless of their limitations.

High-Performance Schools with John Balfe from NEEP
April 09, 2019

Air quality, acoustics, and thermal comfort are just some of the critical elements to consider when assessing the indoor environmental quality of a building. But how are these characteristics measured in schools,