Cultivating Psychological and Physical Safety Onsite
Narrow scaffolding and steep roofs, gaping pits and collapsible trenches, heavy machinery, and live wires—construction sites can be dangerous places. Traditionally the industry has focused on these ever-present physical hazards, which is certainly critically important. However, feeling safe psychologically while onsite is also crucial.
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Building Sustainable Communities
Charlan Brock Architects
Over the last four decades, Charlan Brock Architects has earned international recognition for producing marketable, buildable, and financially successful design solutions that have positively impacted the lives of more than one million people. Known as thinkers, collaborators, designers, and innovators, the Orlando, Florida-based team stays abreast of emerging trends and is at the forefront of creating sustainable, affordable communities.
Weathering the Storms with Resilience and Reliability
Canada is a country well-known for its extreme weather, and with those extremes comes the need to keep vital HVAC equipment running smoothly and efficiently in both summer and winter months. No company knows this better than Enercare, one of Canada’s major providers of residential and business services and energy solutions.
A Fantastic Place to Work – And It’s Growing
Barclay Mechanical is a leader in industrial mechanical construction that is taking safety management to an entirely new level on projects across America. By becoming the positive change they want to see in the industry, and by implementing all-encompassing safety protocols, the team is proving that injuries are preventable, and that the construction industry can be a much safer, more humane place to work than it used to be. As a result, people love working here, and they demonstrate it by staying.
All Hands on Deck
Capital Asphalt & Interlock
Capital Asphalt & Interlock Ltd. continues to emphasize quality and family values as it marks its thirtieth anniversary this year. The company is based in Arnprior, a small community west of Ottawa, Ontario. Everyone, especially the people who run the company, is involved in project administration, planning, and installation.
Treating Customers as Family for Ten Years
The Exterior Company
Choosing a roofing contractor can be daunting. Celebrating ten years in the industry, The Exterior Company has proven that excellence—and authentic goodness—wins the race.
Raising the Bar for the Geo-technical Drilling Industry
Geo-Environmental Drilling Inc.
Geo-Environmental Drilling Inc. (GEDI) is a drilling company unlike any other in its field. Founded over thirty years ago, and based in Halton Hills, Ontario, it has earned a reputation for high quality services and safety standards.
Architects of Family Life
Archadeck Nova Scotia and Case Design / Remodeling Halifax
Maurice Meagher, president and owner of Archadeck Nova Scotia and Case Design / Remodeling, Halifax, has every reason to be proud of the numerous awards the two franchises have won over the past 20 years.
Investing in People
Langston Construction Company treats its team as well as it treats its customers. And it’s not a secret—the company was recently announced as seventh on the list of South Carolina’s best places to work by Best Companies Group. This prestigious award proves how hard everyone in this company works to make it a fantastic place to be, and in the current economic climate, that is no small achievement.
Happiness by Design
Ronnette Riley Architect
Ronnette Riley Architect, based in New York, combines female leadership, seasoned expertise, and diversity to accomplish true design excellence. The firm specializes in an impressive range of architectural fields, and its team is also well-versed in flowing between projects with ease—like when one of its architects worked simultaneously on a lingerie store and Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York.
The New Favourite Colour of North American Cities
Urban planners are increasingly looking to build partnerships between nature and the construction industry. In finding solutions to stormwater runoff and other challenges, they are discovering that there are economic and social benefits to be had too…
Skyscrapers Designed By Women
Women architects continue to reach for the sky and overcome barriers. In the process, the architectural sector is confronting the long overlooked role women have played in tall building design and development…
Smashing Stereotypes in the Demolition Industry
It’s a story of dedication, commitment and perseverance in the face of some of life’s most challenging battles, and one that AMG Demolition Inc., has built its legacy on. Based in Melville, Long Island, NY, this woman-owned company (WBE/DBE), headed by Joan “Joni” Capobianco, entrepreneur and pioneer in the demolition industry, was built from the ground up into the multi-million dollar enterprise in the demolition industry it is today.
Atlantic Reinforcing Concrete Company
In 1992 when Erin Lynam, President and co-owner of the Atlantic Reinforcing Concrete Company, headquartered in Deer Park, New York, graduated from Briarcliff College in Patchogue, New York with a degree in business administration, the notion of a woman-owned business providing reinforced concrete subcontracting services to the construction industry was a bit of a stretch. Indeed, it might have seemed to be an impossible dream, if anyone even considered it at all.
A Woman-Owned Success Story
MacQuesten Development and MacQuesten Construction Management
Rella Fogliano, founder and CEO of The MacQuesten Companies, launched her enterprise after growing up in the industry. She was the only child of prominent general contractor, Sabino Fogliano, and began spending time at construction sites at just six years old. At seventeen, Ms. Fogliano began working part-time in her father’s construction company, which was founded in 1960.
It’s easy to be green for Mobu Enterprises, builder of custom residential and commercial structures made from shipping containers produced by a skilled team of architects and designers. Initially starting with a small collection of apartment buildings, Mobu has since expanded to urban and rural communities, providing the best in green building while continuing to embrace its motto: “Save our community, save our world, by helping our clients and their future generations construct green areas that withstand the test of time.”
Fair Trades – Working for Equality
Riverside Millwork Group
If you’re looking for expertly designed and crafted carpentry guaranteed to elevate the look and feel of your home, Riverside Millwork Group provides beautiful, custom products coupled with skilled installation—whether it’s trim and moulding, a variety of doors, or an array of storage solutions.
Sustainable, Resilient Design
ArquitectonicaSTUDIO, ArquitectonicaGEO, and ArquitectonicaINTERIORS
Celebrating women, and their innovative contributions to architecture, landscape architecture, and design, is an act of liberation. Since 2005, ArquitectonicaGEO, ArquitectonicaINTERIORS, and ArquitectonicaSTUDIO have viewed the act of creating sustainable, resilient design as ensuring the protection and responsible use of natural resources while shaping the fabric of architecture, landscape, and design.
30 Years of Making the World a Better Place
After thirty years of trailblazing a new era for women, who can now join the traditionally male-dominated world of electricity and its related fields in construction much more easily, Aurora Electric, Inc. of Jamaica, New York, stands tall and is proud to remain a part of a growing industry.
Finding Success With Family Values
Arpi’s Industries Ltd.
Sixty years after its creation, Arpi’s Industries Ltd. remains true to the vision of its founder, Arpad “Arpi” Berdin.
The Voice of Experience
Thoroughly eschewing the pessimistic belief that “the sky is falling,” Altius Architecture’s Graham Smith says the time to build and renovate is now.
Health and Safety for Body and Mind
The New Favourite Colour of North American Cities
The Female Gaze