Welcome to Building Conversations, an STO Building Group podcast dedicated to exploring the cutting-edge trends driving the real estate, architecture, engineering, and construction industry. From talking green building with sustainability experts, to exploring how data fits into the world of design, tune in to Building Conversations to discover the many ways our industry is moving forward.
Start with some of our most popular episodes!
AN ORAL HISTORY OF STRUCTURE TONE: BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS IN THE ’90S & ’00S
In the 1990s and 2000s, Structure Tone was growing so quickly that the company’s office space could hardly keep up! From welcoming a handful of new faces to winning the iconic MetLife project, tune in to Episode 5 of Structure Tone’s 50th Anniversary Oral History series to learn more about this transformational period for the business.
BUILDING REPOSITIONING: CREATING A GREENER WORLD
When it comes to building repositioning, what motivates developers to build green? Tune in as Curtis Brown, STOBG’s VP of Business Development, explores that topic from all angles—from environmental, social, and governance factors (ESG) to new emissions regulations—with Brian Geller, Senior Sustainability Manager at The Durst Organization, Brooks McDaniel, SVP of Building Repositioning at STO Building Group, and Jennifer Taranto, VP of Sustainability at STO Building Group.
SPECIAL JOINT EPISODE – TSX BROADWAY: RAISING HISTORY IN TIMES SQUARE
TSX Broadway is being transformed into an unprecedented, entertainment-driven destination that will redefine how people engage with Times Square. In this special joint episode with The Anti-Architect Podcast, Pavarini McGovern Vice President, Jason Vesuvio teamed up with Christian Giordano, President & Co-owner of Mancini Duffy, to tell the story of this iconic project—including lifting the historic Palace Theatre 30 feet in the air.
"Love this podcast! So inspiring and educational about construction! Very well made"
"These podcasts are really informative and definitely worth the listen, especially if you love learn exciting and interesting ideas."
"The topics that are chosen are so interesting go in-depth in the industry. It’s interesting to learn about things within the construction industry that aren’t usually talked about!"
"Exploring AEC topics/trends and hearing the thoughts from both internal and external parties makes this podcast worth a listen! You can tell the participants chosen for each segment truly have a passion for the topic at hand. IT also doesn’t hurt that you learn something new from each episode! Would highly recommend to anyone; whether it be a seasoned professional or someone just starting out in the industry."
"These podcasts are very informative especially for people who are interested in learning more about the AEC industry. The variety of topics in each episode keep me coming back for more. The information being shared is relevant, up-to-date and engaging. Worth a listen!"
"STO Building Conversations is my go-to commute listen! As someone in the construction industry, I find all these episodes informative and engaging. And I always learn something new! 5 stars for me"
"I found the most recent episode very informative – and it comforted me to hear what is being done in our offices to protect us and our employees during this pandemic and beyond. I like to hear that this firm is turning the situation into a learning opportunity and sharing their expertise and knowledge. A very informative, and relevant, podcast!"
"Such an interesting mix of guests. This pod touches on different regions, topics, and roles within AEC…worth a listen!"
"I love that this podcast interviews people both outside and inside their own company to discuss trends in construction and the overall commercial real estate market. It’s a great balance of perspectives."
"Learning about the Make a Wish foundation and it’s relationship with the construction industry was so inspiring. Worth the listen."