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Using AI to Level the Playing Field between Homeowners and Service Providers

Navigating the infrastructure, land and relationships in construction. Host Adam Morrisey interviews global leaders in the built environment exploring the people, ideas and innovations guiding the construction and civil engineering industries into the future.   Can data revolutionize how homeowners manage and maintain their property? The new age of smart homes is here, and Dirt Work is getting to […]

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Equitable Cities IV: How the Business Community Impacts City Development

Navigating the infrastructure, land and relationships in construction. Host Adam Morrisey interviews global leaders in the built environment exploring the people, ideas and innovations guiding the construction and civil engineering industries into the future.   On this episode of Dirt Work, we concluded our Equity Cities mini-series by discussing the role that the business community […]

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Equitable Cities III: Addressing Inequality and Enacting the Change Our Cities Need

On this episode of Dirt Work, host Adam Morrisey continued the show’s series on the topic of equitable cities by discussing the role that real estate developers, bankers and community initiatives have on the future of our cities with Dallas-area business leaders Tim and Terrence Maiden. Terrence serves as CEO of Russell Glen, a […]

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Equitable Cities II: How Community-Oriented Development Builds Socioeconomic Viability

On this episode of Dirt Work, we continued our conversation on the topic of equitable cities by discussing community-oriented development with Innovan Neighborhoods founder Maggie Parker. Parker is a member of Dallas Business Journal’s 2019 40 under 40 Class, as well as the recipient of the 2020 Juanita Craft Humanitarian Award and the founder […]

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Equitable Cities: The Impact of Policy

Texas Rep. Carl Sherman joined Dirt Work for a courageous conversation on the impact of policy on urban planning and the equitability of cities. Sherman has been identified as a transformational leader in faith, government and business. As a member of the Texas House of Representatives, he proudly represents District 109, which includes many […]

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The Resiliency of the Hospitality Industry

Jaime Bravo, General Manager of Hotel Bardo, a boutique hotel in Tulum, Mexico, joined us on Dirt Work to discuss the future of hospitality, picking up from a previous Dirt Work episode conversation when Global Architecture firm founder Scott Lowe said the future will be defined by hotels with less than 50 guest rooms. Hotels are an ultra-operational […]

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Architecture & Design
Constants and Variables in Architecture & Design: Dirt Work

Every month Adam Morrisey navigates infrastructure, land, and relationships of the construction industry on Dirt Work. Founder and Partner of Global Architecture Firm, 5G Studio, Scott Lowe joined us to discuss the architecture process and changes impacting the industry. 5G was founded in 2005 and has grown to an internationally renown firm. Headquartered and founded […]

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Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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Emphasizing Education in Real Estate: Dirt Work
June 23, 2020

Joseph Cahoon, Director of Folsom Institute for Real Estate at SMU’s Cox School of Business, joined us on the most recent episode of Dirt Work to discuss the cross-section of education and real estate in light of invocation and changes brought forth by the coronavirus pandemic. SMU successfully transitioned over 10,000 students to remote […]

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COVID-19 Continues to Change the Retail Real Estate Landscape 
May 19, 2020

On this episode of Dirt Work, we were joined by Austin Clinkscales, Principal at Ladera Properties, a real estate developer, investment firm and operator focused on the retail sector in Texas and Oklahoma, to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted that already ever-changing retail real estate market. Retail is a tough business because of inherent limitations to control […]

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Real Estate, Entrepreneurship and Navigating Uncertain Times: Dirt Work
April 21, 2020

On this episode of Dirt Work, we were joined by Bob Campana of Campana Capital, a real estate development and investment firm based in Cleveland, OH. Born into a family of entrepreneurs, Bob told the story of his family’s manufacturing business, which he later joined, in the steel, foundry and pipe and tubing industries and shared lessons applicable to people and […]

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The History and Community Outreach Guiding Civil Engineering: Dirt Work
March 24, 2020

On this episode of Dirt Work, we were joined by Christopher Hernandez of Kimley-Horn. We broke down Civil Engineering to one of its core purposes, which is to navigate the relationship between land and the people that inhabit it. From roots in ancient Mesopotamia and the Far East, to help people protect themselves from […]

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The Past, Present and Future of Airport Development
February 25, 2020

The majority of our nation’s 70s-era airport infrastructure is lagging behind others in the world, where airports that have essentially evolved into tourist destinations of their own. Changi Airport in Singapore, for instance, offers gardens, children’s play areas, shopping centers, a free all-day movie theater, and a recently opened “living lab” that allows Changi […]

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Dirt Work: 3D Visualization Tools from wec360˚ Disrupt Real Estate Selling Norms
January 28, 2020

In the first episode of Dirt Work, brought to you by Trumont Construction and MarketScale, Adam Morrisey, Director at Trumont, visits with Tomas Jenneborg, CEO of wec360˚. wec360˚ is an up and coming Swedish 3D visualization firm that helps developers and property owners of both new construction projects and existing buildings rent out or […]

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